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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...

Facebook Launching HTML5 Skype App?

I've griped for awhile about the lack of VoIP or video calling within Facebook and even pointed out some 3rd party Facebook VoIP "kludges", but none truly gained much traction. Well, tomorrow today, Facebook will be making two huge announcements....

FTC Lets Intel into the Nortel Patent Sweepstakes

The FTC has given Intel permission to bid on assets being sold by bankrupt Nortel Networks Corp, joining Apple, Google, Ericsson, and others in the high-stakes patent sweepstakes that can have a dramatic impact on the mobile and telecom...

Upgrade to iOS 5 Now via Ridiculously Easy Hack

It appears iOS 5 has already been jailbroken and you can even install it now without a developer account, which costs money. First, go download the iOS 5 IPSW file. Then update your iPhone using typical iTunes method - connect...

Blue Jeans Network Bridges Skype, SIP, H.323 for Multipoint Telepresence Solution

Blue Jeans Network has been quietly developing a new cloud-based video conferencing and collaboration service that bridges H.323 and SIP end-points, PSTN — and even Skype, with the goal of allowing users to connect everything from high-end video telepresence systems...

The HTML5 Revolution

When Steve Jobs and Apple blocked Adobe Flash from Apple's popular line of mobile devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch), Apple's main claims against Flash were that it was too processor-heavy, a battery hog, and that HTML5 was a better standard...

Atari's Greatest Hits on iPhone and iPad!

Those of us >=33 years old no doubt fondly remember the Atari 2600, which ignited the home video game revolution. Classics like Pong, Combat, and Adventure had kids glued to their TVs playing games for hours on end. I was...

Apple Releases iOS 4.3.1 Fixes Bugs But Annoying the Hell Out of Me

Apple just released iOS 4.3.1 today for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad that includes some bug fixes and no major improvements. One bug fix fixes image flicker when connecting the new Digital AV Adapter to televisions. According to Apple,...

Skype Video on iPad 2!

You can indeed make Skype video calls on Apple's iPad 2. I made a test call from my Windows 7 PC to Larry's iPad 2 that he picked up this past weekend. There is no native Skype app optimized for...

iPad 2 Review Video (Parody)

If you want a laugh, you have to check out this iPad 2 review video parody by Norwegian Eskild E. Fors. In the YouTube video with nearly 3 million views he has a giant super-sized iPad, which can do all...

Adobe Enhances Flash VoIP Capabilities

Even with Adobe's new Wallaby offering which aims to make détente with Apple in the mobile space, Adobe is still going full steam ahead in improving Adobe Flash, including its VoIP capabilities. Adobe just released Adobe Flash 10.3 beta, which...

Why Spirit DSP Powers Viber's Popular HD Mobile VoIP App

SPIRIT DSP, a voice and video over IP Engines provider, today announced that its TeamSpirit Voice Engine Mobile is powering the new Viber application that offers free HD Voice over IP (VoIP) calls from the iPhone.   "Within three days...

Skype Video For iPhone!

Skype Video for iPhone is here! You can now make video calls from your iPhone with the latest update from the Apple App Store. Rich Tehrani and I tested it this morning on his iPhone 4 with my iPhone 3GS...

Apple iOS vs. Google Android

There was an interesting discussion of iOS-vs.-Android news that began with this report by Seth Weintraub for Fortune. He explains in the article the downward spiral cost of creating smartphone components and the end product smartphone as well. He also...

G.722 Now Available on CounterPath's Bria iPhone Client

CounterPath has upgraded a number of features on its Bria iPhone Edition client.  (check out my previous demo of the Bria for iPhone client) Some of the top new features include: - The much anticipated G.722 codec- Added Noise Reduction-...

Severe iOS 4.2 VoIP Ringing Bug Fixed

If you upgraded your iPhone to iOS 4.2 and you run any VoIP application in the background, the ringer will continue to ring even after the call is answered. Apps such as CounterPath's Bria, Line2, and other VoIP apps are...

Skype 5.0 Beta for Mac Launches

Skype for Mac 5.0 is now available for Mac in beta, which includes a revamped look that aims to simplify navigation and provide a "more Mac-like experience". For instance, the Skype app has been brought together in one window and...

Sony Ericsson VH700 headset Review

The Sony Ericsson VH700 Bluetooth headset is an interesting Bluetooth headset, if only for the fact that it's not wireless. How can it be Bluetooth which is a wireless specification and yet not be wireless? Perhaps this picture of the...

Truphone to Take on Skype & Offer Windows VoIP App

Truphone, headquartered in London, U.K. will soon be releasing a VoIP client for Windows PCs, as well as the Mac OS. Truphone is known for their mobile VoIP apps supported on several mobile platforms including Apple, Android, Blackberry, and Symbian,...

Facebook Phone? Who cares!

TechCrunch started a firestorm when they said Facebook was working on a "Facebook phone", resulting in denials by Facebook, and finally TechCrunch called Facebook and their PR outright liars. Everyone was in a tizzy that Facebook was purportedly building a...

Netflix App Arrives for iPhone and iPod Touch!

Netflix for the iPhone and iPod Touch has arrived! You can ditch the Netflix for iPhone & iPod Touch hack I wrote about. You can be legit. It is here my friends! Download it now here. Then sign-in, pick a...

Teevox + iPhone = Remote Control for Netflix & Hulu

Teevox, founded by former MIT students is an iPhone app that allows you to remotely control watching Hulu and Netflix on your computer. According to Techcrunch, Hulu and Netflix are just the beginning. I use Orb and PlayOn for remote...

CounterPath Adds Multiple SIP Account Support to iPhone App

Back in June, I mentioned that CounterPath told me they were working on a multiple SIP account version of their iPhone/iPad/iTouch application. That day has arrived!CounterPath today announced the availability of Bria iPhone Edition Version 1.1 for Apple's iPhone, iPad...

AudioCodes Adds Mobile VoIP Solutions for Blackberry and Android

Audiocodes today launched a mobile VoIP app for Blackberry and Android. They already supported the Apple iPhone.Here's the full release:AudioCodes VMAS Solution now covers all leading Smartphone OS, offering a comprehensive solution set for mobile, PC or WebLod, Israel -...

fring Video Calling Over 3G on iPhone 4

It was just a matter of time before fring updated their iPhone app to take advantage of the iPhone 4's front-facing camera. That day has arrived! With the new fring for iPhone you get 2 way video-calling not just...
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