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Skype in Legal Fight with Joltid over P2P technology

Skype and Joltid Limited are in a legal dispute over Skype's licensing of Jolitid's P2P communication technology. This is news to me, since I thought Skype invented the P2P technology used in Skype. Skype's technology roots are in Kazaa, the...

What Skype & Rich Tehrani Do in Vegas Stays in Vegas

I won't comment on Rich taking pictures of scantily clad women unawares. In fact, I won't comment at all. I'll just steal Rich's pictures of the Skype CTIA event party in Las Vegas. The glass pool table with the Skype...

How to Use Skype over 3G on iPhone

If you are looking to use Skype over 3G, look no further. I found several good tutorials online, but many of them were incomplete, so figured I'd write my own tutorial. As you probably know, Skype by default requires...

Skype for iPhone Blocked in Canada

I learned that the Skype for iPhone app is unavailable to our Canadian friends across the border in the Apple iTunes App Store. I contacted Skype for comment and their representative told me, "There are some patent-licensing issues which prevent...

Skype on iPhone works over 3G

The Skype on iPhone application is working over the 3G data connection if you are running the beta 3.0 firmware. VoIP over the 3G cellular is clearly forbidden in the SDK rules, so it's obviously a bug on 3.0...

Skype on iPhone is Official

Gigaom's Om Malik was right about Skype launching a native Skype app for the iPhone. The WSJ and CNet are confiming Om's scoop today. When I say the news hit the wires, my initial reaction was "I hope Om...

IPEVO Wi-Fi Phone for Skype Review

The IPEVO Wi-Fi Phone for Skype launched just last month and IPEVO sent me a review unit to check out, which I've been testing for a few weeks. Installation Installing the IPEVO Wi-Fi Phone was a snap. Although it...

Bring Out Your Dead! Wait! Skype for Asterisk is <em>not</em> dead!

Digium has an excellent post today titled The Rumors of Our Death discussing Skype for Asterisk (SFA) and the recently launched (beta) SkypeforSIP (SFS). There has been much discussion on the blogosphere, twitter, and elsewhere if SFS means the...

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...

Finally! New Windows Mobile App AudioRoute Enables Earpiece for VoIP Apps

Finally a software tool called AudioRoute that can be used to route Windows Mobile audio from the earpiece speaker to the backspeaker and vice-versa. This is especially needed for VoIP applications on Windows Mobile phones.I've tested several VoIP apps...

Michael Robertson Responds to OpenSky vs. SkypeforSIP article

I would be remiss if I did not point out that Gizmo5's CEO Michael Robertson responded to me regarding yesterday's OpenSky vs. SkypeforSIP article. I had tried to reach Michael before the article went live but was not able to...

OpenSky vs. SkypeforSIP - It's On Baby!

It's on! It's Gizmo5's OpenSky vs. Skype. Michael Robertson, the CEO of Gizmo5 has a post up where he compares Gizmo5's OpenSky to Skype's SkypeforSIP. It's interesting how Michael talks about open standards, mentioning .mp3, a standard which Michael was...

Skype Starting to Dominate the International Long-distance pie

Skype has been taking a larger share of the international long-distance pie according to new data from TeleGeography, which just came out today.The article states:TeleGeography estimates that Skype's cross-border traffic grew approximately 41% in 2008, to 33 billion minutes --equivalent...

Skype For SIP Marries Skype and IP-PBXs

Today, Skype announced it is enabling SIP-based IP-PBX to connect to the Skype network, which will allow low-cost SkypeOut calling, receiving calls from Skype users, and receiving calls from regular PSTN phone lines. Outbound calls from IP-PBX SIP handsets to...

New Nimbuzz VoIP app for the iPhone and iPod touch

Nimbuzz just released their new iPhone version of Nimbuzz which also supports 3G VoIP "dial up" calling and can turn the iPod touch into an iPhone. The old version was just released into the Apple iTunes store in November,...

10,000 minutes of Skype Access For free

Happy St. Patrick's Day! And in the spirit of St. Patty's Day, the folks at Skype have a special treat for you Mac fans. Sorry, PC users, you're out of luck this St. Patty's Day...Skype's Peter Parkes wrote:As a special...

Windows Server 2008 RDS Does VoIP

Terminal Services allows you to remotely run applications as well as perform remote administrative duties on servers. It has allowed remote audio to be streamed over IP from the remote computer to your local computer (audio redirection) but has...

Skype Gives Away SILK Codec - Has Wideband Telephony Finally Arrived?

Jonathan Christensen, General Manager, Audio & Video, Skype is keynoting at eComm and announced some major news today - namely that Skype is going to give away their signature SILK wideband audio codec (aka Super Duper Weenie Wideband Codec) in...

SpinVox Transcribes Skype Voicemail & VoiceScribe does the same for Asterisk

Skype users can now have their voicemails converted into text via SpinVox. Today, SpinVox announced that your Skype voicemails transcribed and sent to you via SMS for €0.20/£0.17/25 cents plus the cost of the SMS. SimulScribe, now PhoneTag, is...

Karaka Bridges XMPP and Skype

Vipadia announced the release under the GPLv2 of Karaka, the open-source XMPP-Skype Gateway which connects the XMPP and Skype networks. Karaka is a scalable distributed XMPP transport that bridges instant messaging and presence between a user's XMPP and Skype accounts....

Sony Kills Go!Messenger VoIP Application

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) announced that it plans to shut down Go!Messenger, a VoIP, video chat, and IM application that launched last February. Citing a lack of interest, Go!Messenger was an intriguing PSP app that leveraged the PSP Go!Cam...

Nearly killed by a school bus this morning - Skype Phone Saves My Life

I was driving to work in my Volvo V70 XC (XC=Cross Country) which has all-wheel-drive and Blizzak snow tires when I approached a T intersection where I had to make a right-hand turn. Now normally a Volvo with AWD and...

flaphone Enables Free Web-based SIP-to-Skype calls

Today, flaphone (formerly Flashphone) announced that users of their Flash VoIP application can now make a call from flaphone to skype. You simply need to enter sip:skype_username@skype after selecting "none"(global)" for the SIP account. I should mention that flaphone...

Build your own SIP-to-Skype gateway using Asterisk

While we wait for Digium's official SIP-to-Skype gateway, Nerd Vittles today informed me about his very cool recipe that you can use today to build your own free SIP-to-Skype gateway enabling you to use your SIP-based desktop phones connected to...

Nokia runs Skype on Wi-Fi and 3G - Suck on that iPhone!

Skype and Nokia today announced that Skype will be integrated into Nokia devices, starting with the Nokia Nseries. The Nokia N97 flagship phone will be the first to incorporate Skype in the 3rd quarter of 2009.Skype will be integrated into...
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