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Skype IPO

Rich Tehrani was in my office last week saying he thought Skype was going to file an IPO very soon. He thought it was very odd that Skype declined invitations to keynote / speak at TMC's ITEXPO - the...

Skype for iPhone Multitasks & Drops Planned 3G Fee

Rich has the goods on the new Skype for iPhone app, which finally adds multitasking support to the iPhone iOS 4 operating system. Of course, there still isn't any video support. Get on that, will ya Skype? I'd use fring...

Blind Research Study Says Skype Users Prefer ooVoo

ooVoo told me they had recently commissioned a study with some interesting results, which will be released on Monday. A blind study conducted by a third party research firm revealed that ooVoo was preferred by 8 our of 10 Skype...

SkypeKit SDK Comes to Windows & Mac

Linux got the first from Skype when they launched the SkypeKit SDK on Linux before any other operating system. Today, Skype announced SkypeKit availability for both Mac and Windows. This enables almost any desktop application to offer Skype capabilities, including...

fring vs. Skype War

A war between fring and Skype is heating up. fring fired the first salvo when they put out a release claiming Skype was blocking fring. fring wrote:For 4 years we have led mobile communication innovation, most recently with video calling...

fring Video Calling Over 3G on iPhone 4

It was just a matter of time before fring updated their iPhone app to take advantage of the iPhone 4's front-facing camera. That day has arrived! With the new fring for iPhone you get 2 way video-calling not just...

Skype Reverse Engineered?

According to TechCrunch, someone named Sean O'Neill is claiming he reverse-engineered Skype, laying bare one of the most closely guarded secrets in VoIP Land. Has Skype's Great Wall of VoIP been cracked? Skype takes protection of their proprietary protocol...

VoIP Phone for $19.99? What?

On Buy.com I came across a VoIP phone listed for $19.99. The product description catches my eye because it says "VoIP/Skype Desktop IP Phone w/Digital Answering System - Use Your Internet Connection to Make Calls! - PH210-PB". So it's...

Skype Manager Reports - FAIL!

A couple of months ago I wrote 'Googlebye Skype Business Control Panel Hello Skype Manager!' , which is a web-based management tool that replaced Skype Business Control Panel (BCP). Well, can we have the old Skype Business Control Panel back?...

Grandstream GXV3140 Dual Stack Skype & SIP Phone

Last year I predicted a dual stack 'Skype' & 'SIP' phone was coming soon. That day has arrived with Grandstream's GXV3140 IP Multimedia Phone, which already supported SIP, but now adds Skype support in their latest firmware. The GXV3140...

SkypeKit SDK adds Skype to Just About Anything

Skype today announced that soon every Internet connected device can now become a Skype endpoint with the addition of the SkypeKit SDK. The Panasonic line of TVs that integrated Skype used an early version of SkypeKit (as well as LG...

Whistle Phone for iPhone & iPad Offers Free Calls

Whistle Phone is a new VoIP application for the iPhone , iPad, and iPod touch which offers free calls anywhere in the U.S. The catch? Well, you have to listen to a ~15s long audio commercial before the call...

Microsoft Kinect Adds Video Chat

Project Natal for the XBOX 360 has just been renamed to Microsoft Kinect. Personally, I prefer the old name. In any event, Microsoft also announced a VoIP & video conferencing app simply called Video Chat. Great, get rid of a...

Skype video chat on iPhone 4?

Update: 12/30/10 Skype video for the iPhone is now available!With Apple announcing FaceTime video chat on the new iPhone 4 phone, which sports 2 cameras (front and rear), the obvious question is will Skype offer video chat on the next...

Grandstream Lands First and Only IP-PBX on Skype Store

Apparently, Grandstream landed a lucrative and exclusive spot on the Skype Store. Sorry Avaya, Cisco, Digium, Fonality, etc. Specifically, the Skype Store lists the Grandstream GXE5028 IP PBX. I reviewed another model in the series called the GXE5024 which you...

Skype over 3G on iPhone Arrives - with a catch

Today, Skype released a new Skype for iPhone application that finally allows Skype over 3G calls. Only one catch though. There will be a small monthly fee for Skype over 3G calls - even if the calls are Skype-to-Skype. That's...

Goodbye Skype Business Control Panel Hello Skype Manager!

Skype today announced the launch of Skype Manager, a web-based management tool that replaces Skype Business Control Panel (BCP). I noticed the GUI has been slightly revamped, but essentially it's the same admin panel as BCP. It does have a...

Panasonic Activates Skype on Viera 2010 HDTVs

Panasonic has promised a Skype upgrade for their 2010 line of HDTVs. Well, today at 10:30 a.m. they activated Skype on your 2010 Panasonic VIERA CAST enabled HDTVs. So if you're one of the lucky few, fire up that...

Skype Group Video Arrives!

Today, Skype released a beta of their new software which enables group video for up to 5 video participants. This was a key feature missing by Skype that for years Skype fans (including myself) have complained about. Of course, Sightspeed,...

FREETALK Everyman HD Webcam for Skype Available

The FREETALK Everyman HD Webcam (TALK-7140), is available for pre-orders in the Skype Shop, however, I am told that starting tomorrow they will be fully available for purchase. It features a low $49 price, and it sports resolutions up...

Adobe Flash 10.1 Adds P2P VoIP, Social Networking, IM

The latest version of Adobe Flash Player 10.1 (still in beta) adds support for RTMFP Groups. This is huge because it enables clients to easily communicate with other clients in a network in order to share the transport of media...

Blackra1n on iPad Jailbreak!

George Hotz, aka Geohot has done it again - an iPad jailbreak! Geohot released an image (above) showing his jailbreak tool blackra1n on the home screen of his iPad. I'm a huge fan of Geohot since I used his...

FaceTime Vantage - The Ultimate Unified Communications Compliance Tool

As I have mentioned in the past, controlling and monitoring Skype usage in the enterprise is very difficult. It is Skype's ability to work on any network, regardless of the types of NAT, proxy, firewall, or intrusion prevention systems...

Egypt Bans Mobile VoIP

Egypt has banned international calls made through mobile VoIP internet connections, including Skype. This is obviously a big win for landline monopoly Telecom Egypt. According to Reuters:"The ban will apply to the three mobile operators in Egypt -- Mobinil, Etisalat...

New Nimbuzz Adds VoIP over 3G

My jailbroken iPhone already does VoIP over 3G. But for you fools who refuse to jailbreak your iPhone and wish to remain in Steve Jobs' walled garden, this bit of news might make your day. The latest Nimbuzz now...
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