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Microsoft Blocks VoIP on Windows Marketplace for Mobile

Microsoft has banned several applications for it's new Windows Marketplace for Mobile app store, including VoIP. Guess Apple isn't the only VoIP crippler in town. Perhaps this is an opportunity for Google Android to surpass BOTH Apple and Microsoft...

What Skype & Rich Tehrani Do in Vegas Stays in Vegas

I won't comment on Rich taking pictures of scantily clad women unawares. In fact, I won't comment at all. I'll just steal Rich's pictures of the Skype CTIA event party in Las Vegas. The glass pool table with the Skype...

Skype for iPhone Blocked in Canada

I learned that the Skype for iPhone app is unavailable to our Canadian friends across the border in the Apple iTunes App Store. I contacted Skype for comment and their representative told me, "There are some patent-licensing issues which prevent...

Skype on iPhone works over 3G

The Skype on iPhone application is working over the 3G data connection if you are running the beta 3.0 firmware. VoIP over the 3G cellular is clearly forbidden in the SDK rules, so it's obviously a bug on 3.0...

Skype on iPhone is Official

Gigaom's Om Malik was right about Skype launching a native Skype app for the iPhone. The WSJ and CNet are confiming Om's scoop today. When I say the news hit the wires, my initial reaction was "I hope Om...

FriendCaller - Another VoIP App for the iPhone

In April 2008, I reviewed C2Call, a Java-based VoIP application that lets you make web-based P2P VoIP phone calls direct from your browser whether you're using Linux, Windows, or an Apple Mac. The company that developed C2Call claims their new...

New Nimbuzz VoIP app for the iPhone and iPod touch

Nimbuzz just released their new iPhone version of Nimbuzz which also supports 3G VoIP "dial up" calling and can turn the iPod touch into an iPhone. The old version was just released into the Apple iTunes store in November,...

RIM Launches BlackBerry App World

Ok, it's official, every mobile phone provider and their brother has an application store for mobile phones. It started with the Apple App Store. Google launched the Android Market. Then last month Microsoft launched Windows Marketplace. Supposedly, Palm is launching...

Nokia runs Skype on Wi-Fi and 3G - Suck on that iPhone!

Skype and Nokia today announced that Skype will be integrated into Nokia devices, starting with the Nokia Nseries. The Nokia N97 flagship phone will be the first to incorporate Skype in the 3rd quarter of 2009.Skype will be integrated into...

Free turn-by-turn GPS directions comes to the iPhone

Turn-by-turn navigation has come to the iPhone via xGPS. You'll of course have to jailbreak your iPhone for this, but this might be the one app that might entice you to risk bricking your iPhone - or at least drawing...

Speculation that eBay wants to offload Skype

According to The Times of London, rumors are that eBay wants to sell Skype after paying $2.6 billion to acquire Skype back in 2005. I wrote back then a few times that I thought eBay overpaid for Skype. Let's assume...

Skype Lite Java client

Skype announced Skype Lite for Java-enabled phones, including the Google Android, but it should also work on Windows Mobile with Java installed.Skype Lite is the first native VoIP client using Java. I guess my prediction of a Flash-based Skype client...

Truphone Adds Skype Features, Twitter, MSN Messenger, and more

Truphone has added a new Skype feature that will allow iPhone and iPod Touch users to make calls and instant message other Skype users.  This new feature is scheduled to go live to consumers the week of Jan. 12,...

Apple Large screen iPod Touch in Future Plus Skype & Apple Partnership?

According to Techcrunch, we can soon expect to see a 7" or 9" iPod touch, which would make it more akin to a tablet PC than a portable music & video player with app support. The app support is a...

Scientists develop software that can 'Draw' your Dreams

Scientists have developed software that can 'draw' your dreams by reading your mind. Your dreams have now been unlocked with the invention of technology capable of illustrating images taken directly from human brains during sleep.According to Telgraph.co.uk: A team of...

Copy Paste Comes to the iPhone

Pastebud is a cool new service launching tomorrow that leverages javascript, web services, and bookmarks in mobile Safari to finally bring copy and paste to the iPhone and iPod touch. Thank the heavens! It's about time. What was Steve Jobs...

Truphone Transforms iPod touch into iPhone

We all know the iPod touch is basically an iPhone minus a microphone and the wireless (3G) phone capability. Well, behold Truphone for iPod touch, which adds phone capabilities using VoIP over WiFi. This isn't the first time someone...

Palm Going the Way of the Dodo?

At a moment in time when smart phones are one of the few hot tech products, Palm, the industry's pioneer, appears to be dying. This morning, Global Crown Capital analyst Pablo Perez-Fernandez cut his rating on the company to...

HP Debuts First Multi-touch Notebook -- Yes HP, Not Apple (Now That's a Surprise!!!)

From the first time Steve Jobs demonstrated "the pinch" -- the two-finger gesture used to zoom in and out of photos and Web pages on the iPhone -- some Apple observers assumed it was just a matter of time before...

Pioneer Stores Coming to a Mall Near You

Don't know why gadget companies want to open up their own unique stores, but Pioneer has opened its second U.S. retail store in Phoenix.The 3,200 square-foot store showcases Pioneer's state-of-the-art products in a comfortable home environment with six vignettes, each...

Let's See How Crazy Black Friday Gets This Year!

Crazy Eddie take note! The Friday immediately following Thanksgiving has long been known as "Black Friday" because it represents the unofficial beginning of the holiday shopping season, or the day when retailers hold massive sales in hopes of steering their (red) losses...

MacBook Mini on Its Way?

One of my favorite analysts, Ben Reitzes of Barclays Capital, has raised an interesting point about a pretty obvious gap in the Apple product line-up. Reitzes has asserted that it "makes complete sense" for the company to introduce an ultra-portable...

Fab Four Heading to Rock Band; Can iTunes Be Far Behind?

In an auspicious time for the music business, we may have the first big hint that the Beatles may finally be on the way to Apple's iTunes.That's a big leap of faith but hear me out: The Beatles' label Apple...

Wow! A Quick Boot PC -- About Time!

It is the black hole of the digital age -- the three minutes it can take for your computer to boot up, when there is nothing to do but wait, and wait, and wait some more before you can log...

Here Comes the BlackBerry Apps Store ...

Apple's rivals are making moves to match the runaway success of its iPhone platform with their own versions of its store for applications and games from outside developers. Research in Motion (RIM) has announced that it would launch an "application...
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