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AOL Launches Open Voice APIs

Today, AOL will launch Open Voice APIs to enable developers to integrate the AIM Call Out Service into softphones and SIP-enabled devices. According to AOL, the APIs will "provide third-party developers and VoIP device manufacturers with open standards protocols that...

Skype Launches Unlimited Flat-Rate International Calls

Today, Skype announced its first-ever, flat-rate international calling subscription. Sure, Skype has had unlimited flat-rate calling to the U.S. and Canada for some time, but today marks the first time Skype has given some non-North American countries (minus Mexico) some...

Plantronics SupraPlus HW251N-USB Wideband Headset

Rich and I reviewed the Plantronics SupraPlus HW251N-USB Wideband headset, featuring wideband codec support for use in VoIP applications such as Skype and Microsoft Office Communicator. Rich actually got two pre-production models and was kind enough to give me...

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...

SippySkype SIP-to-Skype Gateway

Last month I wrote about my strong disagreements with a guest blog post on Skype Journal that was titled "A SIP/Skype Gateway Is NOT In The Forecast". I disagreed with the premise that a SIP/Skype gateway isn't in the forecast....

eBay Names Shopping.com CEO to Skype CEO position

eBay today named Josh Silverman the new CEO of Skype. Silverman, currently the CEO of eBay's Shopping.com unit, will take on the job on March 24, replacing Michael van Swaaij, who was appointed interim CEO in October. Andrew Haddad, another...

SimplyExchange Skype PBX Gateway

Wisecom Technologies Ltd is now selling a Skype Certified gateway called SimplyExchange, which hooks up to your corporate PBX using four analog FXS ports. This is similar to the Actiontec VoSKY Skype gateway, though SimplyExchange is a much smaller...

Skype Customer Service

I've railed against Skype's poor customer service in the past. I've received a few emails over the past couple months that go like this: I am a Skype customer who signed up with one ISP email and now I have...

Skype 2.7 for Mac Released

Today Skype released Skype 2.7 for Mac. Mac users will enjoy better sound in this latest release and they claim they've made it "look better". If you Apple Mac fans feel left out of the cool high-quality video capabilities of...

OnState Mashup of Skype & Zimbra

Tomorrow, OnState will announce a mash-up of Zimbra and Skype. OnState is the creator of OnState ACD for Skype, which essentially adds ACD & call center functionality to Skype. Zimbra is a popular open source server and client software for...

ooVoo 1.5 Adds Phone Calling & Recording

ooVoo, a competitor to Skype recently launched a new version of their software. The current version allows video conferencing with up to six participants, while Skype only supports two-party video calls.  Even cooler, the new version adds video recording, which...

JoikuSpot Turns Nokia phone into WiFi hotspot

How would you like to turn your Nokia smartphone into a WiFi hotspot for free? Well, JoikuSpot offers a free application that you can load on your Nokia phone to do just that. When installed on the Nokia phone,  laptops,...

Future of SIP to Skype Gateway in Doubt?

I have strong disagreements with a guest blog post on Skype Journal that was posted a few days ago titled "A SIP/Skype Gateway Is NOT In The Forecast". I totally disagree that a SIP/Skype gateway isn't in the forecast. I've...

SIP to Skype Calls

Ok, so Skype, Inc. won't let you dial into your Skype username using a SIP URI. Yeah, Skype claims their proprietary protocol is better than SIP. I've written about one SIP-to-Skype workaround, but still I hear the cries of VoIP...

Third-party SkypeIn Jetnumbers

Skype currently is limited to a few countries for SkypeIn numbers. So what if you want local dial access in a country NOT supported by Skype? Well, Jetnumbers.com claims to have the answer.  They wrote TMC to say, "JetNumbers.com has...

IPEVO Solo Skype Desktop Phone now with Wi-Fi

The IPEVO Solo Skype Desktop Phone now no longer needs a wired Ethernet connection. At CES, IPEVO announced the new Wi-Fi Dongle bringing wireless capability to the IPEVO Solo, enabling users to choose the best spot for their Skype calls,...

Sony PSP Skype Headset

As expected, Sony launched Skype on the PSP at CES. Sony PSP users can now use Skype after installing a software update scheduled for release in late January. Here's the microphone module: Although Skype is the leading consumer-based VoIP software,...

Skype on Sony PSP

Rejoice! Skype on the Sony PSP may be unveiled this week at CES. Sony's CES page seemed to "leak" the details (click the PSP controller graphic on their site). The Sony PSP doesn't have cellular data connectivity so you'll need...

Streaming TV with Skype

How would you like to use your Slingbox with Skype or is it Skype with Slingbox? Anyway... For a few months now I've been playing with using Skype along with a Slingbox, a popular gadget that lets you stream your...

Ribbit Launches

Ribbit is a development platform launching today, which enables developers to integrate communications solutions into their web applications. A proprietary softswitch (the Ribbit SmartSwitch) mediates communication across protocols, networks and devices. That includes MSN Messenger, Google Talk, Yahoo Messenger (soon)...

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...

Philips VOIP841 Review

I'm been testing the Philips VOIP841 for review for a few months now. Let me start by saying I constantly have various VoIP products and gadgets on my desk for testing, but they typically only stay there for a short...

Skype Soap Opera

Just read a funny post on ZDNet UK about why Skype was having 10,000 page faults per second. Some Skype users reported to the Skype forums the problems to Skype, who initially said it was "by design" then later admitted...

Buh Bye Payphone

RTTNews is reporting that AT&T will quit payphone business by 2008 due to competition from cell phones. According to the Federal Communications Commission, the number of pay phones nationally has dwindled to 1 million as of 2006 from 2.08 million...

Skype High Quality Video Review

Skype launched their latest version of Skype last week featuring what they call "High Quality Video" - not to be confused with HD Video used on HDTVs which features display resolutions of 1280x720 (720p) or 1920x1080 (1080i or 1080p). Skype...
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