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Aastra 57i and 57i CT Review

The Aastra 57i is one of my favorite VoIP phones. The 57i and its sister, the 57i CT (cordless telephone adjunct), offers some unique features and is undoubtedly one of the most flexible IP phones you will find. The...

New 3CX VoIP Phone SIP Softphone

In late July, 3CX launched a new SIP-based VoIP client called 3CX VoIP Phone, with a fully-featured dialpad, and it allows for easy call transfers. It also features history of calls, the ability to put calls on hold, and the...

Let's get Naked (DSL) Cowboy!

Image of the famous Times Square Naked Cowboy. An interesting new IDC Insight report reveals that although residential VoIP services have been available in Australia for the past four years, the uptake in naked DSL has been slow compared with...

Apple iPhone 2.0: Twice as Much for Half as Much

Not surprising, the new Apple iPhone is all over the media -- both old and new -- today. And what is it you ask? It's phone, iPod, Internet and more, according to Apple. The iPhone 3G offers fast 3G...

SimplyWiFi SIP Phone

SimplyWiFi is a new SIP-based WiFi phone based on Linux that not only lets you make free or low-cost calls, it also lets you IM/chat using the SIMPLE standard. SimplyWiFi is a small lightweight phone with a superb talk time...

Cool Phones for FiOS, Uverse and other VoIP providers

Home phone systems haven't kept up with the latest innovations in mobile handsets, such as Internet access, streaming video, camera, etc. Considering many people are now choosing VoIP providers such as Vonage, Packet8, Skype, etc. which already sit on the...

Congrats to Netgear - wins Top 10 Gadgets 2007 Award

Netgear is #3 on Time Magazine's Top 10 Gadgets of 2007 for their Wi-Fi Skype phone - the Netgear SPH200W. The Netgear SPH200W sports 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, around four hours of talk time, WEP / WPA / WPA2 support, and of...

3J Communications' 3J-W1D Skype phone

3J Communications announced the availability of its new 3J-W1D Skype phone to the US market. The new 3J-W1D is a remote wireless Skype phone with a blue backlighted LCD display and features built-in echo and noise cancellation as well as...

Broadcom PC-less Skype Wi-Fi phone

Broadcom today announced that the Broadcom Wi-Fi phone now supports Skype software. Similar to other Pc-less Skype phones, you will be able to scroll through your contacts, see presence info, make free Skype-to-Skype calls, as well as SkypeIn and SkypeOut...

GN 9350 DECT 6.0 headset does PC, VoIP, and regular phone handsets

GN Netcom's GN 9350 DECT 6.0 headset (now called the Jabra GN 9350) is one of the most versatile headsets I have ever reviewed. When GN Netcom told me they had a new headset that did both PC audio and...

VoIP Call Recording

VoIP call recording software for popular VoIP applications such as Skype, Google Talk, Windows Messenger, Yahoo Messenger, and the rest is something I get asked about all the time. I can't tell you how many times I get email requests...

3G video PDA phone with Skype

Previously, I had wondered about Skype CEO Niklas Zennstrom's statement announcing a partnership with Spirit DSP meant and how it would affect Global IP Sound. Previously I pondered, "Did this mean Skype was choosing a new voice engine?" After some...

Revenge of the Electric Company

The phone companies have high-speed DSL, the cable companies have high-speed broadband cable, and both offer Triple Play solutions, but what about the electric company? Just about every home in any industrialized nation has three copper wires services coming into...

Philips VP5500 WiFi VoIP phone launches

The Philips VP5500 WiFi VoIP phone was announced way back in September 2005 and it was finally launched today in the Netherlands of all places. No offense Netherlands, but how come you get first dibs on this cool phone? :(...

Zultsys Bluetooth conference phone

Zultys Technologies today announced the BTC phone, a Bluetooth wireless conference phone that is compatible with its range of SIP IP phones as well as mobile phones. It works with both SIP IP phones and mobile phones? Very cool! B)...

boynq Notone USB VoIP phone

boynq has an interesting new USB VoIP product called Notone. It's a mono PC speaker with a VoIP handset receiver and 3M quick note papers (PostIt Notes), as well as a pen holder. It features a small microphone to allow...

Dual-mode cellular/WiFi handset adoption

According to In-stat, "In both business and consumer markets, widespread adoption of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) depends on the availability of wireless VoIP handsets".Their release about their report goes on to say, "Dual-mode cellular/WiFi handsets will be the key...

Stream iTunes to Mobile Phone using Skype

DittyBot is a cool script for Apple OS X that uses mobile email and VoIP (SkypeOut) to stream music from your iTunes collection to your cellphone. You simply send a text message from your mobile phone to your POP email...

Dual Mode WiFi Cellular Standards

Just a few days ago I wrote about dual-mode WiFi cellphone technology enablers in a blog titled SyChip Dual-Mode VoIP Module.A co-worker, Robert Liu wrote an excellent article titled, "Is Dual-Mode WiFi/Cellular Just a Dream?" that also ponders the state...

WiFi VoIP

This ZDNet article quotes analyts at Infonetics Research about how slowly WiFi phones are being deployed. In the article, it states, "Despite suggestions that 2004 would see mass take-up of Wi-Fi phones, analysts are now saying said that it will...

Streaming TV to Mobile Phone

In my Streaming Live TV blog entry from November, I talked about how I was able to stream recorded video files across the Internet to a 2nd PC. I did have some difficulty accessing my Sony VAIO's proprietary MPEG encoder...

Dual Mode Cellular VoIP

Interesting release from a research firm regarding dual mode phones (i.e can use cell network or VoIP) - somethng I have been espousing as well in this blog. The advantage of a dual-mode or should I say dual-transport cellular phone...

Cheap Phone Service

Here's an excerpt from Phone Service at $199 per year. A start-up company will use Internet technology to offer flat-rate phone service for $199 a year. The service, from a company called SunRocket and started by former MCI employees, includes...

Skype phone

IPMind A representative of IPMind came across my VoIP blog entry "Skype Keynote", saw that I "wished" for "a phone product with Skype technology embedded that DOES NOT REQUIRE a PC to be on to work!" and he posted a...

Streaming TV to PocketPC

Shhh, don't tell my boss, but I've always wanted the ability to stream live TV on my work desktop PC. You know for those times when the Yankees are playing the Red Sox in a day game on a work...
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