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31 Million IP Phones shipped by Mayan 2012 Doomsday, the Media Phone, & Slow Consumer Adoption

According to In-stat, nearly 31 Million Business IP Phones will ship in 2012. That's if the Mayan 2012 Doomsday Prophecy doesn't come to pass. You know, the one where the Mayan calendar ends on December 21st, 2012 - the...

OpenSky enables SIP-to-Skype Calls

Michael Robertson, CEO of Gizmo5 has done it again! He has launched a cool new service called OpenSky http://gizmo5.com/opensky, a service that enables SIP-to-Skype calling. It's not the first time someone has broken the Great Wall of Skype to...

IPEVO Wi-Fi Phone for Skype

The IPEVO Wi-Fi Phone for Skype is a new Wi-Fi phone specifically designed to run Skype without the need for a PC. The standalone Skype phone features a backlit keyboard, 1.8" LCD screen, and rechargeable battery. The 1.8" screen...

Skype Launches 4.0 with Super <strike>Duper Weenie</strike> Wideband Codec

According to Skype Journal, Skype has released Skype 4.0 to Gold. The new version sports not "wideband audio" but a "Super Wideband audio codec" or what I like to call the Super Duper Weenie Wideband codec after one of my...

VoiceGear SkyBridge at ITEXPO

IndustryDynamics' VoiceGear SkyBridge is a Skype-to-PBX product that works with analog and VoIP PBX systems and connects them with the Skype network. I stopped by their booth at ITEXPO to learn more. They told me that SkyBridge supports up...

Dual Stack SIP and Skype IP Phone Coming

Image is of the IPEVO Solo Desktop Skype phone not the forthcoming product. But picture something like this device that supports SIP, Skype, and has a color LCD A source has told me about an interesting new VoIP/Skype product...

Speculation that eBay wants to offload Skype

According to The Times of London, rumors are that eBay wants to sell Skype after paying $2.6 billion to acquire Skype back in 2005. I wrote back then a few times that I thought eBay overpaid for Skype. Let's assume...

TechCrunch Touchpad - Needs 3G/4G/EVDO, Skype, and VoIP

TechCrunch has a prototype of their tablet PC featuring a touchscreen, Wi-Fi, an accelerometer, a camera and a four cell battery running on a stripped down version of Linux. Well, actually they're running the prototype on full-fledged Linux, but they...

Skype and IBM add LotusLive Integration via IBM Cloud Services

According to a Skype spokesperson, at Lotusphere 2009 in Orlando, FL, IBM and Skype previewed the planned integration of Skype functionality with LotusLive, IBM's new cloud services which are designed to "help individuals build communities to work smarter, more effectively...

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,...

Apple Large screen iPod Touch in Future Plus Skype & Apple Partnership?

According to Techcrunch, we can soon expect to see a 7" or 9" iPod touch, which would make it more akin to a tablet PC than a portable music & video player with app support. The app support is a...

Flash Skype Video cards = Flash Skype Client in the Near Future?

This morning I was playing with the new video e-card creation tool from Skype, which is just in time for Christmas, Hanukkah and the rest of the holidays. It's called Video cards with Skype (http://www.skypevideocards.com). Facebook fans can easily...

Belkin Desktop Internet Phone for Skype

I was doing some Christmas shopping on Amazon when I was curious what sort of VoIP phones were available on Amazon. I came across the Belkin Desktop Internet Phone for Skype, which I never heard of. The Belkin Desktop...

Skype 4.0 beta 3 released

Skype has been striving to improve the usability of Skype and give more prominence to other features such as video by rearranging Skype's interface in version 4.0. They also have improved conversation management. Today, Skype released Skype 4.0 beta 3...

Skype for Windows Mobile 2.5 Beta Released

Skype's Mobile team has overhauled Skype for Windows Mobile and released Beta 2.5 today. The new beta features improved sound quality, better stability and a more familiar user interface. Will have to give it a try on the XV6700 running...

Force Skype HQ Video Mode with any webcam

So you want Skype High Quality (HQ) video, but aren't willing to shell out for a nice dual-core processor and a high-end Logitech camera, eh? Well, no worries - Nodewave has a Force 'Skype' HQ Video app that allows...

Nimbuzz VoIP app on Apple App Store

Nimbuzz is a free app that lets you call (VoIP), chat, message, and send photos, music and video on your iPhone, which was recently made available on the Apple App Store. Using a centralized contact list you can connect with...

VoxOx 1.0.1 Released

VoxOx just released a new version of their "Universal Communicator", which aims to combine VoIP, video, and social networks. VoxOx aims to take on Skype by offering more social networking features. Last year, I wrote an article titled Skype Could...

Callpod Drone VoIP Bluetooth Headset

Callpod's new Drone USB Bluetooth adapter turns your mobile phone's Bluetooth headset into a headset/mic for your PC or Mac allowing you to receive Skype or other VoIP calls using your high-end Bluetooth headset (Plantronics, Jawbone, etc.). Just connect the...

SkyStone Video Enables Video Skype Gateway

Stonevoice has created SkyStone Video, a unique Skype-gateway product that allows video communications between enterprise video solutions from vendors such as Cisco, Sony, and Polycom and the popular Skype software. There are several voice over ip-to-Skype gateways, but this marks...

VoxOx Skype killer?

VoxOx is a new unified communications client launched by San Diego based startup TelCentris. Think of it as Skype on steroids since it not only support VoIP, IM, and video conferencing, but it also supports social media, such as Facebook,...

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...

iSkoot for Skype on Google Android

iSkoot announced that its mobile application, iSkoot for Skype, is launching in the Android Market, Google's new mobile application store. iSkoot for Skype is the first VoIP solution available in Google's Android Market and of course making it the first...

Vonage slams Skype for not following emergency rules

Vonage lays down the smackdown for Skype's refusal to adhere to Ofcom rules, an independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries. Last month, Ofcom introduced rules mandating access to emergency services (999 in the United Kingdom) for...
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