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Photo of Creative Skype phone

Just wanted to share a photo of the new Creative Skype phone. Click for larger view. ...

More on the NETGEAR Skype phone and thoughts on the Skype economy

I found out more details on the specs for the NETGEAR Skype phone I blogged yesterday and I have some thoughts on the "Skype economy". First, the NETGEAR phone supports both 802.11b and 802.11g supporting wireless connectivity of 1, 2,...

Creative now offers a PC-less Skype phone

Just yesterday, NETGEAR was first to launch a PC-less Skype phone, I still haven't figured out if Philips' Skype phone is also PC-less. Now Creative, most popular for their sound cards also now offers a PC-less Skype phone. Amazing...

Philips VoIP321 Skype phone

Philips is also launching a Skype phone at CES. I don't have a photo or more information (yet) - just the news release. But wanted to share this news ASAP and then update this post when I find out more....

Netgear offers PC-less Skype product

According to NETGEAR, this is the first mobile WiFi internet calling phone announced on the market - unlike other Internet calling devices, you do not need to connect to a PC. In fact, unlike the Linksys CIT 200 Skype...

Rich the VoIP prognosticator?

Rich Tehrani said a few weeks ago that Kodak should partner with someone in VoIP. Looks like he gets the nod for accurately making the first 2006 prediction accurately. Kodak and Skype partnered. Wonder if his other 2006 predictions will...

IPEVO launches two new Skype products

IPEVO, a US subsidiary of PChome Online, makers if the first Skype certified USB phone for both the Windows and Mac platforms, will launch two new devices at the International CES show in Las Vegas, January 5-8. The new products,...

Skibare's VoIP awareness survey

Skibare took a novel approach to determine VoIP "awareness". He went skiing and chose to sit on the chair lift with mostly adults with instead of "the Apple iPOD Wearing younger generation" and asked them if they knew or heard...

Block Skype

There are two camps when it comes to Skype. The "I love Skype so much I'm going to name my first born child 'Skype'" and the "Blasted 'Skype application' is penetrating my security measures at every turn. Damn you Skype!...

Mandriva Linux to support Skype

Skype and Mandriva (publisher of Mandriva Linux operating system) today announced that Skype will come included with the Mandriva Linux distro. According to Candace Locklear over at SparkPR, "Mandriva's Linux 2006 is the first and only Linux operating system to...

Skype for Pocket PC new version released

Skype has just released a new beta of Skype for Pocket PC. Click here to go get it. The last version of Skype for Pocket PC with any new features was released in April this year, making the Pocket PC...

Google releases GoogleTalk API

Google has released their API for GoogleTalk. Wow! Just think of the mashups. Now you can mashup Google search with Google Maps and GoogleTalk. So for instance, one guy mashed up the Best Buy XBox 360 inventory with Google...

Skype commercializes Christmas

I don't usually gripe when VoIP vendors use Christmas as a means to promote and commercialize their products, as long as it is in "taste". For instance, Packet8 for the past fews years has promoted (via press releases) the fact...

Standalone Skype phone

Came across this supposedly "standalone Skype" phone which everyone has been clamoring for. I must get at least one request every other week asking me if I know of any standalone Skype phone that doesn't require a PC in order...

Yahoo undercuts Skype pricing

Yahoo said yesterday that a new version of its Yahoo Messenger software (http://voice.yahoo.com/) to be launched in the next few days will include "Phone Out," (eerily similar to SkypeOut) with low per-minute charges for PC-to-phone calls, and "Phone In,"...

Skype 2.0 video enables porn

This blog states that with video capabilities added to Skype 2.0 that he thinks this could be an enabler for the porn industry. Specifically he states, "But, let us be realistic - with the integration of video with Skype, and...

Google Gtalkr for Google Talk

Gtalkr is a Flash-based website-enabling access to Google Talk and was launched yesterday as a beta. It allows you to access your Google Talk (Gtalk) instant messaging account without the software client installed, from any computer that has Flash installed....

Google Talk has a blog

Google has launched a brand new blog on their VoIP client called Google Talk. No doubt Google realizes it is playing catchup to Skype, Gizmo, and othersĀ and probably feels that a blog might be a good way to get the...

Skype 2.0 review

With the launch of Skype 2.0 beta today, I thought I'd take the new version of Skype for a quick whirl. The Skype interface looks much the same as before - the same clean look, but they definitely did some...

Skype 2.0 beta

Skype 2.0 beta is released and it now includes video capabilities. Skype also announced its collaboration with Logitech, Creative, and with weblog software and services company Six Apart (creators of TypePad and MovableType). The new edition features a new search...

Auvi launches Skype products

Auvi Technologies, a designer and developer of digital entertainment hardware and emerging technologies, today announced its development strategy encompassing a complete line of Voice-over-IP (VoIP) and Skype-enabled products aimed at residential customers. The product image to the right is "coming...

CallinSearch software lets you click-to-call from Google, MSN, Yahoo

One of the CallinSearch employees posted a comment on my Google click-to-call post pointing to their technology which is currently in beta. By the way, the Google "click to call" news certainly flew under the radar. I don't see Click-to-Call...

Skype goes retail - sold at Radio Shack

CNet is reporting that Skype will be sold at retail stores, starting with Radio Shack.The Luxembourg-based Net telephony company, founded by the people behind the Kazaa peer-to-peer service, is expected to announce on Monday that it has struck a partnership...

Skype spam

I get Skype spam invites all the time, but they never include an enticing text message such as "Talk to me sexy." It's possible some of the Skype invites I get are legit. That is to say, Skype users could...

Firm urges banning Skype in the enterprise

Well, this industry analysy firm's stance on Skype blocking will certainly irk a few Skype fans. Technology industry analyst firm Info-Tech Research Group is telling enterprises to ban Skype - the freely-available Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone service -...
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