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Microsoft Lync Meets Video Kinect on Xbox 360

During my New York City demo with Microsoft's Lync team a few weeks ago I discussed with one of the Microsoft employees the Kinect for the Xbox 360 and how it would be a perfect fit for Microsoft Lync. He...

New Nimbuzz Adds VoIP over 3G

My jailbroken iPhone already does VoIP over 3G. But for you fools who refuse to jailbreak your iPhone and wish to remain in Steve Jobs' walled garden, this bit of news might make your day. The latest Nimbuzz now...

Skype Tops the IM Charts Surpassing Windows Live Messenger

According to the Skype blog, new data released by the exo.performance.network shows that Skype has eclipsed Windows Live Messenger as the #1 IM application. Skype just squeaked by with 17% vs. 16.7% for Windows Live Messenger. Nicely done Skype!...

Nimbuzz VoIP/IM App Has huge Apple App Store Marketshare

With yesterday's news about the new Nimbuzz for iPhone app and the launch of a Nimbuzz Mac client, I contacted Tobias Kemper, Head of Communications for Nimbuzz and asked him a question about DTMF/touch-tone support in any pending release. Any...

Nimbuzz Launches Mac client

Nimbuzz following on top of last night's release of push notifications for their Apple iPhone app has today just released a Mac version of their popular IM/VoIP aggregator application. Nimbuzz supports Windows Live Messenger (MSN), Yahoo, ICQ, AIM, Google...

Nimbuzz VoIP app on Apple App Store

Nimbuzz is a free app that lets you call (VoIP), chat, message, and send photos, music and video on your iPhone, which was recently made available on the Apple App Store. Using a centralized contact list you can connect with...

VoIPshield Finds Security Flaws in Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007, Office Communicator and Windows Live Messenger

I'm always a bit skeptical of VoIP security vulnerabilities discovered by firms which sell security products. Nevertheless, I thought it was worth sharing this bit of news.Update: Microsoft responded that VoIPShield's test is "on a non-secure implementation of OCS,...

Tell me something I don't know - Telefónica & Microsoft team up for Live Messenger VoIP

Just saw a news release put out today that Telefonica and Microsoft have teamed up for Live Messenger VoIP. CNet also picked up this news. Only one problem - on October 2nd, I discovered Microsoft had added something called "Voype"...

Windows Live Messenger Back in the VoIP game!

Ok, now my head is getting dizzy from the number of times Microsoft Windows Live Messenger/MSN Messenger has had outbound VoIP-to-PSTN calling (2006), then pulling outbound VoIP calling (early 2008), and then putting it back in. Also, I believe...

Microsoft Drops VoIP from Windows Live Messenger

Just saw this article that reiterates Microsoft's decision last year that the existing VoIP partnership with Verizon would be terminating in 2008. (See 2006 launch of Windows Live Messenger w/ Verizon deal) As of today you can use Windows Live...

Yahoo Messenger for Vista Adds VoIP

If you recall in my December Yahoo Messenger for Vista post, this version which was pretty much completely rewritten didn't have VoIP yet -- unlike the XP version which does have VoIP capabilities. Well good news my friends! I learned...

Gizmo offers VoIP on Blackberry with Free Calls

Gizmo just announced a beta version (Gizmo for Mobile Beta) of their software for BlackBerry devices. The Gizmo Project gives you IM and VoIP to not only fellow Gizmo users but also Yahoo Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, and Google Talk...

New Yahoo! Mail integrates IM and text messaging

Tomorrow, Yahoo! will announce the general availability of the new version of Yahoo! Mail. The new service includes two new major features: free text messaging to mobile phone numbers (available in the US, Canada, India and the Philippines), and integrated...

Windows Live Messenger Now works with Xbox LIVE

Beginning today, Xbox LIVE, the most popular online gaming network now works with Windows Live Messenger on the Xbox 360. We knew this was coming, but this is exciting news nonetheless. Now you can VoIP or IM your XBox...

Orange Messenger by Windows Live: Goin' Mobile Messaging

Microsoft and France Telecom have launched mobile messaging into the PC and mobile space with "Orange Messenger by Windows Live" (some name, huh?). This will provide access to the Windows Live Messenger community and to the Orange portal services, enabling consumers to...

What's Up with Windows Media Center: Is This the Year?

Is this the year Windows Media Center is going to happen?  Interesting article in yesterday's Wall Street Journal about how Microsoft ("the technology industry's perennial late-to-the-game player") is now taking a leadership position  in home entertainment software with its Windows...
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