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Asterisk + OpenBTS = Be Your Own Wireless Carrier

OpenBTS (Open Base Transceiver Station) is a free softare implementation of the GSP protocol allowing the creation of software-based GSM access points that enable standard GSM mobile phones to make phone calls without using traditional wireless providers' networks. In other...

Tru Rates Now Available in Australia

Some news I wanted to share from Tru (also known as Truphone)... Tru, (dba Truphone), has expanded its local rates and local number proposition to Australia. Starting today, both business and pre-pay customers of Tru’s GSM service in the UK...

Skype Updates Nokia App

Skype today has released an update to its Symbian client, which adds support for the new Symbian phones, including the Nokia N8, Nokia C6, Nokia C7 and Nokia E7. It includes support for SILK, Skype's wideband audio codec, for high...

911 Joins the 21st Century - To Add SMS & Video

We all remember the controversy surrounding VoIP & 911. Should they be required to provide 911, shouldn't they? Should PC VoIP apps like Skype be exempt since these are mobile VoIP apps? Back in 2007, Congress passed legislation requiring...

Time Warner Cable Beefs Up Home Phone Features with VoiceZone

Time Warner Cable, the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with  more than 14 million customers today announced VoiceZone, a new web-based portal providing online access to customizable features for customers to control and monitor Time Warner Cable Digital Home...

Cell Phone Time Traveller Caught on 1928 Film?

Put on your conspiracy tin foil hats boys and girls, this ones a doozy! A woman is seen in a 1928 Charlie Chaplin film "The Circus" appearing to hold a a cell phone to her ear. Of course, there are...

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...

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 -...

Global Dialer - Cheap Minutes App - is Gone

A reader to my blog tipped me off to Global Dialer going out of business. They had a proprietary software application that you download directly onto your mobile phone that enabled you to make low-cost, 'one-click' international calls. The screenshot...

Google Buys Global IP Sound

Google has an offer to buy Global IP Solutions, for $68.2 million. Global IP Solutions (GIPS) was the company that powered Skype's adaptive codec to handle packet loss, jitter, etc. until Skype decided to develop their own codec. Google Talk...

Windows Phone 7 Series - No Copy / Paste? WHAT???

Remember how Apple blew a lot of good will with their iPhone fans when Apple didn't include copy & paste and arrogantly claimed it wasn't needed? Other than background app support (still not available unless you jailbreak), copy/paste was the...

Skype to 3G Carriers - Tear down this VoIP over 3G wall! Verizon Complies

We can end my speculation now - Verizon Wireless is indeed enabling Skype to work over Verizon's 3G network. Wow! This is ginormous game-changing news. It would appear the great firewall between allowing VoIP over 3G on carrier's networks is...

What's Wrong with Windows Phone 7?

So everyone is gushing over how sexy the new Windows Phone 7 Series is. Microsoft has done a "reboot" of their mobile operating system and gone to an entirely new operating system. Sorry Windows Mobile fans, your old apps...

PocketMac Rescues Smartphones from the Toilet

Admit it, you've come close to doing the unthinkable - you text on your phone and surf the web while in the bathroom and when you get up to flush, your beloved phone slips out of your hand, your...

D2 Technologies, Beceem & ECS Extend VoIP over WiMAX to Android Smartphones and MIDs

Interesting news from D2 Technologies I thought I'd share. They are announcing a partnership with Beceem and ECS to offer a turnkey solution for developing and delivering VoIP over WiMAX smartphones to market running the Android platform.Full news release after...

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...

Nokia N900 Maemo 5 Bakes in Skype

The new Maemo 5 software in the Nokia N900 has some surprises, including Skype baked into the operating system. Sweet! This will allow you to make free calls using the uber-gadgety Nokia N900. What else is new? Well Maemo...

Elektrobit MID Reference Design Aims to put Linux Desktop apps + Smartphone in your pocket

Smartphones, netbooks, smartbooks, and Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) while very similar feature-wise, each has their own distinct advantages. Smartphones such as the iPhone have been widely successful, while the MID market has been a bit slow to take off....

Microsoft Blocks VoIP on Windows Marketplace for Mobile

Microsoft has banned several applications for it's new Windows Marketplace for Mobile app store, including VoIP. Guess Apple isn't the only VoIP crippler in town. Perhaps this is an opportunity for Google Android to surpass BOTH Apple and Microsoft...

GVDialer for Google Voice

GVdialer is an intriguing mobile application for Google Voice, supporting iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Microsoft, and Symbian. GVdialer enables you to use Google Voice with your mobile phone while enabling some cool features. For instance, you can present your Google...

New HTC Touch Cruise

HTC today announced the HTC Touch Cruise, a mobile phone that is optimized to run as a personal navigation handset with its inbuilt GPS and ability to geotag places you go with a photo and audio notes. The new HTC...

Skype Lite Java client

Skype announced Skype Lite for Java-enabled phones, including the Google Android, but it should also work on Windows Mobile with Java installed.Skype Lite is the first native VoIP client using Java. I guess my prediction of a Flash-based Skype client...

Truphone Adds Skype Features, Twitter, MSN Messenger, and more

Truphone has added a new Skype feature that will allow iPhone and iPod Touch users to make calls and instant message other Skype users.  This new feature is scheduled to go live to consumers the week of Jan. 12,...
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