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Windows 8 Broke my TAPI Dialing But Problem Solved!

I often use TAPI within Outlook to click-to-dial my contacts through our Asterisk-based PBX. This is an under-appreciated feature that more users should take advantage of considering most PBXs support TAPI TSPs.However, after upgrading my Windows 7 machine to Windows...

New Hotmail/Outlook Sucks on iOS & Android & Why That's Good for Microsoft

So the big news today is the revamped Hotmail, which is a dramatic improvement over the old version in terms of design aesthetics as well as usability. Sporting a Metro-like UI it is quite apparent that Microsoft is dedicating serious...

FreedomPop for iPod Touch - Free 4G Internet Coming!

Skype founder Niklas Zennstrom's new FreedomPop, a 4G broadband "free" wireless internet provider, which recently announced FREE 4G wireless internet for iPhone using the Freedom Sleeve 4G for iPhone 4/4s will soon launch the Freedom Sleeve for the iPod Touch....

Lync Server 2013 Adds Skype Federation & Many Other New Features

Lync Server 2013 can federate with Skype, which is huge new feature that greatly enhances Microsoft's UC portfolio and may explain the $8.5 billion premium Microsoft paid for Skype. You can now fully integrate Skype contacts into Lync and call...

Microsoft Surface Surfaces With Dual Mic Skype!

The verdict is in and alas the new Microsoft Surface does not support PixelSense as I first theorized. The good news there is a lot to like about the new Microsoft Surface. First off, Surface sports a 10.6", 16:9...

Amazon gTLD Registration Reveals VoIP Interest?

Does Amazon want to get into the VoIP game? It appears that may be the case according to some revealing generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) that Amazon has registered through ICANN. ICANN allowed new Top-Level Domain to be registered with...

Apple's FaceTime in iOS 6 Now Works Over Cellular

In a bold move (not really), Apple is lifting the restriction that only permitted FaceTime to work over Wi-Fi and not 3G/4G cellular networks. Apple announced this at the Worldwide Developers Conference and no doubt users will be happy since...

Skype Integration with Microsoft Xbox 360 & Lync is Slow Going

Microsoft's purchase of Skype for $8.5 billion was considered a risky move considering the failure of eBay's acquisition of Skype, which did not result in any synergies between these two companies. The New York Times gives some interesting insights into...

Say it With Skype Facebook app Wants to Be American Idol

Skype announced a new contest to find the next great music band using their Say it With Skype Facebook app, an engaging-group video greeting app that lives on both Facebook and Skype.com.  Simply use Say it With Skype to record...

Skype v4.0.1325 Released for Apple iOS

A new version of Skype was just released to the Apple App Store. No new major features to report - just some stability fixes and a fix for a sign in issue as seen here:   Certainly if you're having...

Comcast Skype on Xfinity $9.95/month - Lame or Cool?

Comcast today unveiled their Skype video calling service, Skype on Xfinity which directly integrates into your HDTV. The beauty of the system is you can make and receive Skype video and audio calls from your TV. Users can send instant...

Telefonica Launches Skype Competitor Tu Me

Telefónica today launched a new mobile app called Tu Me, which essentially takes the approach if you can't beat Skype, join em'. Tu Me features texts, voice calls, messages, and location and photo sharing - all free of charge, with...

Skype Aware of IP Security Flaw Back in 2010

Some more interesting information has come to light regarding the IP revealing security flaw in Skype. Researchers from Inria, a research institute in France, and the Polytechnic Institute of New York University discovered the flaw. Stevens Le Blond, one of...

Skype Responds to IP Address Privacy Vulnerability

Yesterday it was reported that a simple script could expose any Skype user's IP address. A Microsoft representative saw my article and gave me this official response, which they also provided to other media outlets: “We are investigating reports of...

Does HTML5 Rock Your Mobile World?

We've heard the hype surrounding HTML5, but does it live up to its promise? If TMC's recently completed DevCon5 show in Santa Clara, California is any indication, HTML5 will soon rock your mobile world!At DevCon5, an international community of HTML5...

New Skype for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch Sports Ability to Move Video Preview

Some new features in the latest release of Skype for Apple iOS, including the ability to move your own video preview, app auto-restart if it crashes, improved accessibility, improved stability, some UI improvements and more. See full release notes in...

Skype@Home Telephone Products Coming?

Today, Rich Tehrani wrote about Microsoft "working on Skype Everywhere Initiative" based on another Microsoft-careers.com job listing. Just a few days ago I wrote about a Microsoft job listing was pointing toward Microsoft and Skype building a HTML5 Web version...

Google's Chrome Team Reveals WebRTC Roadmap

Google's Chrome team stated in their recent WebRTC roadmap that the main components of WebRTC are now stable and they will be releasing it to the 200M+ Chrome users later this year. However, they want developers to get a sneak...

Microsoft Working on HTML5 Skype Web App?

Came across an interesting job posting by Microsoft on the Microsoft Talent Network that seems to point to a web app being developed by the Microsoft and Skype team. Running Skype within a web browser would be huge and would...

Skype Releases Retina-Optimized Skype for iPad

Skype just released a new Retina-optimized version of Skype for iPad. Now your video conferences will look better than ever. So go download the Skype for iPad 3 Skype for new iPad app from the Apple App Store. I'd really...

Skype For Windows Phone Available With Group IMs But No Group Video

Today Skype announced their Skype for Windows Phone Beta app, which is the last major smartphone operating system to not have Skype. Ironic, considering Microsoft owns Skype, but obviously with the relatively new Windows Phone operating system Skype had to...

FCC Now Requires VoIP Outage Reporting

The Federal Communications Commission today voted and passed a requirement that interconnected VoIP service providers report significant network outages that meet specific criteria and thresholds. The goal is to ensure 911 system reliability and perhaps customer awareness of fly-by-night VoIP...

Dell Voice Launches in Canada - Will it Fail As Badly As Dell Video Chat?

Dell has partnered with Ontario-based Fongo to offer Dell Voice, a VoIP app exclusively available exclusively in Canada that offers a Canadian phone number and free calls to most of Canada. Also, incoming calls and Dell Voice-to-Dell Voice calls are...

Vonage Attacks Skype with 30% Price Cut and Free App-to-App Calling & Texts

Vonage today launched new versions of their mobile app for both iOS and Android phones that feature free app-to-app calling and international calling rates that on average are 70 percent less than major mobile carriers and 30 percent less than...

Asterisk Hack Post-mortem

Having your production Asterisk-based phone system hacked is no fun, as I have learned from first-hand experience over the past few days. Even the best of IT administrators taking ever security precaution in the book dreads the day their critical...
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