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Vsnap, the Video SMS Alternative Aims to Add Emotion & Video to Short Messages

Vsnap pitched their short video messaging service, which is aimed as a more personal alternative than SMS, which carries no emotion. Limited to 60s they offer mobile apps for Android and Apple and it works on PCs, smartphones and tablets....

Toopher Two-Factor Authentication Leverages Mobile Phone Location

I met with Toopher's Josh Alexander, Co-founder & CEO to discuss their two-factor authentication platform. He explained their their two-factor authentication is drop-dead simple leveraging your mobile phone's location - pulling location data from GPS, 3G/4G triangulation, and Wi-Fi, which...

Fongo Adds Free Texting to Dell Voice

Dell and their partner Fongo just released a new version of their Dell Voice mobile app with free unlimited Fongo Messaging, unlimited text messaging (SMS), voice quality & stability improvements, and lower data usage. I voiced my skepticism in a...

Maaii VoIP app Now on Android - Free Voice and Texts

Maaii, the app for free talk and text is now available on Android. Maaii,  allows users to make calls and send text messages to contacts and social network friends for free, today announced the launch of its beta on Google...

Telefonica Launches Skype Competitor Tu Me

Telefónica today launched a new mobile app called Tu Me, which essentially takes the approach if you can't beat Skype, join em'. Tu Me features texts, voice calls, messages, and location and photo sharing - all free of charge, with...

ZANGI New Mobile VoIP & Video App Launching Soon

ZANGI is a new mobile app that supports free SMS, voice and video calls, multi-user conferences, instant messaging, file sharing, screen sharing, integration with other programs and more. ZANGI is still in "stealth mode", but I'm told their offering is...

Skype Integrated GroupMe App?

So I got this email from Skype saying this: We’re excited to introduce GroupMe – the newest member of the Skype family.GroupMe is the easiest way to chat with the people and groups you really know, wherever you are. GroupMe...

Twilio, the Cloud-based VoIP/Skype App Enabler

Today, Twillio is launching their cloud-based VoIP offering that enables developers to add VoIP capabilities to any website with just three lines of code. Twilio's VoIP developer toolkit called “Twilio Client” enables realtime two-ray audio to voice-enable browsers, iOS, and...

Viber for Android Available!

Viber, a popular mobile VoIP app which enables users to make free phone calls and text messaging to other Viber users over 3G and Wi-Fi, is announcing today the official launch of the Android version of the app. Previously, it...

CounterPath Hosted Service Delivers Over-the-Top Fixed Mobile Services

Today, Counterpath launched a hosted service that enables wireline operators to deliver voice and SMS to any mobile phone on any mobile network. Their NCG Exchange product gives telcos, cable operators, hosted VoIP providers, Internet Telephony service providers, CLECs and...

Voxbone Adds SMS Support to their DID Phone Numbers

Today, Voxbone announced that it is adding an important feature to its wholesale, remote “local” phone number service - namely the ability to receive text messages. The SMS capability initially is available for phone numbers in the United States, Canada...

IceWarp Unified Communications Server 10 Review

I tested and reviewed IceWarp Unified Communications Server for TMC's Unified Communications Magazine, which will be published very soon. I was very impressed with the product and thought I'd share my test results here. Check it out... IceWarp Unified...

Vonage Launches Vonage World and Visual Voicemail

Vonage today has announced some significant value add to their core $24.99/month unlimited plan. Vonage's Michael Tempora, Senior VP Product & Program Management told me they are announcing two new services. First, they are announcing "Vonage World" with unlimited calling...

Dotcom-Monitor announces new SIP Monitoring tool

Today, Dotcom-Monitor announced a new SIP monitoring tool to add to its portfolio of external monitoring services. It's similar to other web-based Monitoring-as-a-Service (MaaS) services which monitor the uptime of web servers and notify when a problem occurs. In...

Single Texting Addicts - Meet Speed SMS Dating

Texting (SMS) is certainly popular, especially amongst the younger crowd. In fact, one teenaged girl sends more than 600 text messages in a day -- almost double what an average American sends/receives in a month. A 29-year-old man travelled from...

VoxOx Skype killer?

VoxOx is a new unified communications client launched by San Diego based startup TelCentris. Think of it as Skype on steroids since it not only support VoIP, IM, and video conferencing, but it also supports social media, such as Facebook,...

Phonevite API released at ITEXPO

At ITEXPO I met with John Nahm, CEO and co-founder of Phonevite, an intriguing VoIP-enabled one-to-many broadcasting service that takes the concept of the popular Evite email-centric invitations service and extends it to the phone world. Calvin Kim is...

Texting 911 for Help & Targeting Terrorists who SMS with Hellfire Missiles

Forget all the E911 issues, VoIP 911 problems, etc. Just imagine texting 911 and having emergency personnel locate you. According to NWCN, King County believes the technology will be "available sooner than you think." King County is testing this new...

Pope Gets into Texting (Yes, That's Right)

Not to be outdone by technology, Pope Benedict XVI (yes, that Pope) recently sent his first SMS to thousands of World Youth Day pilgrims who signed up to receive divine direction via technology. And this text messaging will become a daily...

Animal Crossing: City Folk adds VoIP & SMS

According to BetaNews, in Nintendo's E3 keynote this morning came not only the official announcement of Animal Crossing: City Folk for the Wii, but also something unexpected - VoIP functionality (voice chat) and native SMS/e-mail interactivity.Animal Crossing: City Folk is...

truphone summer credit giveaway

Andy Abramson tipped me off to a new summer promotion by Truphone which now gives you 4X the inititial credit in your new account. Andy told me, "With the summer holiday season upon us, Truphone is giving away more...

Mig33 mobile VoIP app

Mig33 is a mobile instant messaging application running on Java, which means it runs on over 250 mobile phones. It has mobile VoIP service, chat, chatrooms, SMS and instant messaging. Mig33 also works with MSN, Yahoo!, ICQ , AOL, and...

Truphone 3.0 Released

Truphone, which I recently awarded a TMC Labs Innovation Award, has just released Truphone 3.0. The latest release adds a suite of advanced features to its beta VoIP service for mobile phones, and simultaneously extended until the end of 2007...

Skype cuts SMS rates again

Just received word that Skype is temporarily cutting in half the cost of sending SMS messages using Skype. Skype had this promotion going on last month, but this time SMS messages being sent between June 4th and June 10th to...

Skype cuts SMS prices

While many mobile carriers have raised their per message rates for both sending and receiving SMS, Skype announced today that it plans to slash 50% off the cost of sending SMS messages using Skype. More information about Skype’s half price...
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