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Skype vs. Vonage

CNet has an interesting Skype vs. Vonage comparison article. The graphic above is a six round battle between Skype and Vonage. Apparently, Vonage wins the battle. Personally, I think Skype and Vonage are two different animals with vastly different target...

Skype is a real mover and shaker

Wow, Alexa's home page has a nice graph of Skype's soaring Alexa rankings as part of their Web Discovery special. Not sure if it will be there tomorrow, so let me copy some excerpts. Check out this quote: "Once again...

Skype your favorite Hollywood Celebrity

Hey, you wanna talk to Penelope Cruz, Matthew McConaughey, Brooke Shields, or some other celebs? Well, according to the Share Skype blog, you can now. You actually have to outbid others for the privilege on eBay and it's for a...

Free SkypeOut Day

Get your free SkypeOut minutes today! I just logged on and saw I could claim 10 free minutes as part of their Skype Gift Day. Didn't they just do a special offer on Valentine's Day too? ...

Skype Offers More Payment Options and Local Currencies

Skype has some new payment options including the ability to pay in US Dollars via PayPal, Moneybookers and Click&Buy. Here's the news..Skype, the global Internet communications company, today announced new, convenient, global payment methods for customers to buy products from...

SkypeIn comes to Japan

If you are from Japan, rejoice since the long anticipated arrival of SkypeIn to Japan has come! Today, Skype launched SkypeIn in Japan with Fusion, a carrier partner who supplies the Japanese numbers. This service was expected last Fall, so...

IDT buys Net2Phone for $28.1 million

IDT said today it will buy VoIP provider Net2Phone Inc. for approximately $28.1 million and turn it into a privately held, wholly owned subsidiary. IDT's subsidiary, NTOP Acquisition Inc., will merge with Net2Phone, and keep the Net2Phone name and Net2Phone's...

Area775 connects VoIP & Mobile phones

Well, I'm late to the Area775 party, Alec Saunders covered Michael Robertson's new venture quite nicely. Michael Robertson was kind enough to give me a heads-up on the Area775 news on Wednesday before the news hit the wires, but I...

Mobile phone to Skype calls

Interesting bit of news I thought I'd share from iSkoot that lets you call your buddy list from your mobile phone without needing your PC. They claims it is the "first Mobile-Voice To Skype Network" but I think eqo...

Microsoft and Skype announce new software for Windows mobile phones

Both Microsoft and Skype made announcments at 3GSM demonstrating their commitment to Windows mobile phone devices. First, Microsoft Office Communicator now has a mobile version that extends the reach of Microsoft Office Live Communications Server 2005's real-time collaboration features to...

Skype wants to be my Valentine

Skype wants to be my Valentine. I feel so loved! :D  Skype's PR firm, sparkPR FEDEXed me two Skype headsets along with a mini CD containing the Skype software in two shrink-wrapped packages, as well as three mint candies with...

Nokia 6136 dual mode phone

At the 3GSM World Congress in Barcelona, Nokia unveiled the Nokia 6136 UMA device, which can switch seamlessly between GSM and WLAN networks, thus enabling users to make calls via the Internet. The UMA (Unlicensed Mobile Access) technology will enable...

Skype 3GSM news including Skype Mobile on the HP hw6900

Some Skype news from the first day of 3GSM in Barcelona that a Skype PR representative shared with me. First, HP is announcing that the new HP iPAQ hw6900 supports Skype Mobile for Pocket PC. The hw6900 looks just like...

SkypeWeb integrates Skype with websites

Skype has announced SkypeWeb, a feature that shows others your presence status on the Web and is being integrated into many Web sites and blogs enabling site users to talk for free and better manage communications. According to Skype, Bebo.com,...

Intel dual-core + Skype = 10 person conference

Intel is working with Skype to add features to the Skype software with features exclusive to Intel's dual core processors. The collaboration has resulted in support for a 10-way conference calling optimized for the Intel dual core processors (Intel Centrino...

SIP to Skype gateway breaks Skype's Great Wall of VoIP

Dal over at Asterisk VoIP News forwarded me an interesting link last week on a project he's been working on that creates a gateway between Skype and Asterisk or any SIP-based client. As most techies know, Skype uses a...

eqo's Mobile-to-Skype buddy list solution

eqo (pronounced same as 'echo') came to TMC to pre-brief me on their mobile-to-Skype buddy list peer-to-peer (P2P) solution. Essentially, eqo acts as the "glue" betwen online communities such as LinkedIn, MySpaces, orkut, or Skype with mobile carriers such as...

Skype, Google, Microsoft and Cisco all in one panel

The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland assembled quite the star-studded team of technology gurus and CEOs from Skype, Google, Microsoft, and Cisco to discuss IP communications. This included Microsoft's Bill Gates, Cisco's John Chambers, Google's Eric Schmidt and Skype/Ebay's...

ZyXEL dual-mode GSM/WiFi phone

ZyXEL has a dual-mode GSM/WiFi handset phone coming out soon running Windows Mobile 5.0 and will feature a removable SIM card for use with any carrier that supports GSM. The real kicker is that it will also have Skype pre-installed...

Pay for Skype ringtones? Nah, not me.

In case you missed it, Skype and Warner Music Group partnered yesterday to offer ringtones for the Skype client. Now I get the fact that ringtones on cellphones are a multi-billion dollar business, but ringtones on Skype? Actually, come to...

Wizztones personalized Skype ringtones with TTS

Here's an interesting third-party Skype application from WizzTones that lets you create customized "talking" alerts in a computer-generated, life-like male or female voice, in up to 10 different languages. You can also create ringtones using your own voice & microphone....

IP Thinking Skype PDA phone

I recently learned about a VoIP-capable PDA-like phone from IP Thinking that runs Skype on a Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition "Pocket PC-like" device. Think of this as a phone handset slapped onto a PocketPC. Called the IP-Thinking VoIP phone,...

Apple Mobile Me iPod phone

According to Yahoo/Reuters, Apple is developing the oft-rumored iPod mobile phone with a recent trademark of the phrase "Mobile Me". Hey, if they are going to marry an MP3 player with a mobile phone, they may as well marry VoIP...

Engadget "borrows" my image, but it's all good

I was one of the first to write about the NETGEAR Skype phone, a PC-less Skype phone and I'm almost positive I was the first to acquire an image and post it online. I love the Engadget site and often...

New Skype version for Mac

Skype today released their new version for the Macintosh operating system. Their site lists it as, "Official release. Version: 1.4.0.35. Release date: January 5, 2006". The new features include:Forward calls to other Skype accounts or regular phones Pause iTunes...
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