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fring Group Video Calls for iPhone and Android!

Whoah! fring today announced that their development team is finishing up on a really cool new feature - free group video calls that works on both the Android and the iPhone. As far as I know this is the...

Skype Tells Nimbuzz to Buzz Off

Skype has ordered Nimbuzz to remove support for Skype in their application by October 31st - Halloween no less, but this is no trick. Nimbuzz currently has 30 million users and the theory is that Skype is removing support for...

Skype for iPhone Multitasks & Drops Planned 3G Fee

Rich has the goods on the new Skype for iPhone app, which finally adds multitasking support to the iPhone iOS 4 operating system. Of course, there still isn't any video support. Get on that, will ya Skype? I'd use fring...

fring vs. Skype War

A war between fring and Skype is heating up. fring fired the first salvo when they put out a release claiming Skype was blocking fring. fring wrote:For 4 years we have led mobile communication innovation, most recently with video calling...

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...

fring Brings Video Calling to Android

fring, today announced mobile video calls over internet on Android devices. Just last year, fring announced iPhone/iPod video calling, which Rich Tehrani and I reviewed. fring also supports video calling on Nokia (Symbian S60) mobile phones. Time to go borrow...

fring Brings Video calls to iPhone and iPod touch

fring has done it again! A few weeks ago they brought video calls to the Google Android. Then last week they brought video calls to Nokia phones with promises that the Apple iPhone was coming soon. Well, that day...

fring and Skype Video calls on your Mobile Phone

Just a week after fring released an Android version,  fring has now announced video calls over your mobile phone's Internet connection. It supports both fring video calls and Skype video calls.Pretty cool to have a videoconference call using your cell...

fring for Google Android Launches

fring is finally available for the Google Android. It's about time! One drawback though is that SIP and SkypeOut calls are not yet available on Droid devices. There's always a catch... In addition to Skype chat and Skype-to-Skype VoIP...

Siphon SIP App for iPhone Works over AT&T's 3G network? Holy Toledo!

I tested Siphon, a SIP-based VoIP application for the iPhone, in California at ITEXPO. Interestingly, Siphon worked perfectly in California over AT&T's 3G data network. Yes, you read that right - VoIP over 3G! I couldn't contain my giddiness...

Google Voice + Gizmo5 = Free Inbound & Outbound Calls

Google Voice just added SIP connectivity through Gizmo5 which basically enables FREE inbound and outbound calling! With the Gizmo5-to-Google Voice connectivity not only can you can connect any SIP device (softphone, IP phone), but you can even use regular telephones...

Next-gen iPod touch Features Mic, Video, and VoIP?

Wired is reporting rumors about Apple preparing a new version of the iPod touch that includes a camera and microphone, which when combined with Skype for the iPod touch would negate the need for a home phone line. VoIP...

50% of Mobile Voice Traffic Will Use End-to-End VoIP by 2019

Gartner, a respected research firm located just a stone's throw from TMC said today, "mobile VoIP poses a huge challenge for traditional mobile voice providers." You don't say? Hmm, I would have never guessed such a thing. Ok, other than...

Native Skype for iPhone app coming?

Om Malik is reporting that a native Skype for iPhone app is coming next week.According to Om:A tipster -- a very reliable one -- tells me that Skype is almost ready to launch that iPhone version, perhaps as soon as...

Bittorrent Kills VoIP - Game Over Man!

An interesting article at the Register claims that a recent uTorrent decision to use UDP for P2P file transfers (instead of TCP) to get around ISP "traffic management" restrictions will cause a meltdown of the Internet. Poppycock you say?...

fring updates Symbian VoIP client

fring, just released fring's latest version 3.36 for all Symbian 9 devices. fring, the "Swiss Army knife" of mobile VoIP/IM apps supports MSN Messenger, Skype, Yahoo Messenger, ICQ, SIP, and more. fring's blog writes, "Having upgraded the GUI (the way...

fring Adds VoIP to iPhone

fring for iPhone has arrived! I'm a huge fan of fring, which I like to call the Swiss Army knife of VoIP/IM communications since fring works with AOL/AIM, MSN Messenger, Google Talk, Skype, Twitter, Yahoo Messenger, and SIP registrars/IP-PBXs....

friends of fring

fring is offering a limited number of "friends of fring" with exclusive access to news, and features before general release. I like to call fring the "Swiss Army knife of mobile VoIP" supporting SIP, Skype, MSN Messenger, Yahoo, ICQ,...

fring touchtone DTMF support - uh hello?

I've been playing around with fring for awhile now. I like fring which I like to call "the Swiss army knife of mobile VoIP and IM", since it works with Skype, SIP, MSN Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, Google Talk, ICQ,...

How much data does fring consume?

Ever wonder how much data fring consumes when making a VoIP call or even when idle? Personally, I really like fring which I like to call "the Swiss army knife of mobile VoIP and IM", since it works with Skype,...

Fringe on FOX

Speaking of fring (blogged earlier today), there is a cool new TV series called Fringe which comes out this Fall created by American Emmy Award-winning film and television producer, writer, actor, composer, and director J.J. Abrams. J.J. Abrams also...

fring Enhances Mobile IM Client with fringAdd-ons

fring claims that since they opened their API last Monday that hundreds of apps were submitted "proving that there's an insatiable appetite in the U.S. for new mobile widgets and add-ons."  In the past week, fring has approved four...

Skype and other VoIP Apps on Mobile Phones

It seems new software comes out daily that enables you to run a VoIP application, such as Skype, on your mobile phone natively, through a bridged gateway, or using the Skype API. While Skype is certainly the most popular VoIP...

Fring adds P2P mobile phone file sharing

Today, mobile VoIP startup Fring added file-swapping to its mobile application. You can send music, videos, or documents from your cell phone to other Fring users or anyone on MSN Messenger through 3G and Edge data networks as well as...

fring coming to Windows Mobile phones

Some big news from fring, a popular free mobile VoIP software. fring will soon announce support for Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6.0 devices. Currently, Fring only works on Nokia phones which use the Symbian operating system. What, no iPhone support?...
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