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Skype 2.5 for Android Adds More Video Support

Today, Skype announced Skype 2.5 for Android added "white listing" video support for an additional 14 Android devices, bringing the total to 41 Android devices that support video. It is now available on several Motorola devices including the Atrix or...

Amazon Kindle Fire - Hot or Not?

The Amazon Kindle Fire 7-inch tablet aims to take on the Apple iPad, but will the Fire catch fire with consumers? Amazon has loyal Kindle e-reader users, but part of its draw is the e-ink screen which works in...

New Skype for iPhone & iPad Released

Today Skype announced a new version of Skype for the iPad and iPhone with the coolest new feature being a anti-shake software algorithm that smooths the video even if you have a shaky hand. It only works with the rear-facing...

Apple iPad - Your Next Desktop Phone?

I've been thinking about how the Apple iPad could really disrupt the VoIP space and become your next desktop phone. Think about the impact to companies such as Cisco, Polycom, Aastra, snom, Grandstream, and others. While these companies do offer...

Madison Cain, Daughter of Journey's Jonathan Cain, uses Skype for Vocal Teaching

Madison Cain, 17 year old daughter of legendary Journey keyboardist and song writer Jonathan Cain apparently works with a vocal teacher via Skype to improve her singing skills. Score another useful feature for Skype! I knew Skype was used for...

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...

CosmoCom and Telesphere Announce Partnership at ITEXPO

Contact centers looking for a comprehensive hosted voice, email and chat solution will be happy to learn that Telesphere, a Cloud Communication Service provider today announced a relationship with CosmoCom. CosmoCom is one of the early pioneers of cloud-based contact...

Hookflash for iPad Launches

Hookflash is skipping the iPhone and jumping right to the larger screen iPad to offer their feature-rich peer-to-peer communications and social media app. This goes to the heart of an article I've been thinking about  for months about how the...

magicJack Plus Update

Here are some updates for the magicJack Plus, which I recently reviewed.The magicJack Plus will be officially available this week on www.magicJack.com and will be available in major retailers before the holidays.Other important updates: Number porting capability will be included....

Artisan Infrastructure Solves the MSP Competition Conundrum

At ITEXPO I met with Artisan Infrastructure's CEO Brian Hierholzer to discuss how Artisan offers a compelling cloud-based solution for MSPs and service providers. Brian explained that one problem with existing managed service providers (MSPs) is that they often compete...

ITEXPO in Austin, Texas - Business & Pleasure

Rich Tehrani snapped some more photos in Austin, Texas (including some night life shots) and he writes: The night life here in Austin is legendary with the huge emphasis on live bands. I had a chance to check some of...

Daily Skype Stats in An Infographic

Would you like to see just how successful Skype is? Well, look no further than this infographic put out by Skype to celebrate their 8th birthday last week:It's indeed impressive. Skype's Big Blog writes, "700 million minutes of free Skype-to-Skype...

Cisco Senior Vice President Ian Pennell Keynoting ITEXPO

In addition to magicJack Vocaltec keynoting and Internet legend Bob Metcalfe at ITEXPO in two weeks, we also have Cisco Senior Vice President Ian Pennell keynoting as well. TMC has really lined up some major IP communications players at this...

Michael Tribolet magicJack VocalTec CBO to Keynote ITEXPO

Rich Tehrani wrote about some important ITEXPO news worth sharing: Two months back I told you that IP communications veteran Michael Tribolet, someone involved in the founding and growth of the VoIP space joined magicJack Vocaltec and would be at...

Vlync Pilot - Hosted Microsoft Lync Launches

VCOMM, a subsidiary of internet telephony provider Coms Plc, a UK-based company, has launched Vlync Pilot, a hosted version of Microsoft’s Lync. Vlync Pilot is a fully managed and hosted Microsoft Lync service that comes bundled with 5 user licences...

Skype From Your Home Phone - FINALLY!

Skype has finally built a standalone analog telephony adapter (ATA) (via their FREETALK brand) that you can hook up with your home phone line. Called the FREETALK Connect•Me Home Phone Adapter it is a PC-less standalone Skype device. It's a...

Skype Launches App Store - Yawn...

So today I read that Skype is launching a third-party app directory on their website. Unless, I'm missing something, you can already install add-ons into Skype. Interestingly, within Skype, clicking Tools, Extras is now greyed out/disabled and I cannot install...

Microsoft front-facing cameras, Skype & Lync Mobile client Coming Very Very Soon

Microsoft confirmed Mango Windows Phone 7 handsets would sport a front facing camera as well as Skype integration and a mobile Lync client. The confirmation came via the TechEd event in New Zealand, where two Microsoft employees mentioned that Microsoft's...

Skype Click to Call Add-on Now Supports Firefox 5 & 6

If you're a fan of Skype's Click to Call browser plugins for Windows, you probably know back in January Mozilla "soft" blocked this toolbar because "Skype Toolbar is one of the top crashers of Mozilla Firefox 3.6.13, and was involved...

Skype (Microsoft) Blows $85 Million on GroupMe

Skype was in talks with GroupMe to acquire them before Microsoft's (pending approval) bought Skype. With Microsoft purchasing Skype you would have thought Microsoft would have squashed any pending purchases by Skype or at least approve them. The fact that...

The Demise of the HP TouchPad Plus "The Value of VoIP"

I wrote this morning about HP's surrender to Apple in the PC, laptop, and tablet space. Ironically, I just happened to glance at a CDW catalog sitting on my desk and saw this:                                                                 Click for larger viewA now defunct HP...

BT Kills the Rabbit, err Ribbit

Ribbit, which was acquired by BT, and which Ribbit claimed was "Silicon Valley's First Phone Company" has been killed. Ribbit was a cloud-based phone system with APIs to integrate voice communications into business applications such as Salesforce.com, CRM systems, call...

Skype releases Skype 5.3 for Mac OS X

Today, Skype released Skype 5.3 for Mac OS X, with a number of fixes and some notable improvements, including HD video calling. In addition to an improved user interface, Skype 5.3 will feature support for the new Mac Lion operating...

Bob Metcalfe Keynotes StartupCamp, Communications Edition, collocated with ITEXPO

Bob Metcalfe is a living technology legend who invented Ethernet in 1973 while at Xerox PARC and he also founded 3Com. Without Ethernet, where would local area networks, WANs and the Internet be? We owe Bob a great deal of...

Number Portability Still Sucking After All these Years...

I decided to drop Charter's triple play package because they raised the monthly bill from $166 to $222 per month -- only to find out that the curse of number portability still exists in 2011. Flashback: Back in 2006 I...
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