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Logitech Sets Sights on Unified Communications

Logitech said in their February corporate report that "Some of our other peripherals product categories are experiencing significant market challenges. As the quality of PC-embedded webcams improves, we expect future sales of our PC-connected webcams in mature consumer markets to...

Auto-Provision VoIP Softphone with QR Code

Zoiper, creators of SIP and IAX clients for Apple iOS and Android. has a novel idea of leveraging QR codes to auto-provision VoIP softphone clients. No more typing the SIP registrar, username, password, etc. Their softphone client allows end users...

RingCentral Cloud Touch Platform - Configure Phone System from iPad, iPhone, or Android

Imagine being able to record prompts, configure IVR/auto-attendant, and remove a disgruntled employee's access to your phone system all while sitting on a beach - simply using your tablet or mobile device. That's exactly what RingCentral's Cloud Touch Platform does...

SoftPhone.com New Cloud VoIP Offering - Invite Only

Interesting new web-based VoIP offering I came across via CounterPath's Todd Carother's Google+ status update. The website is softphone.com and according to a whois lookup is indeed owned by CounterPath. Check out the website description: Coming soon is a new...

Bria VoIP Softphone now available on iTunes

CounterPath's Bria 3, a VoIP softphone app is now available for purchase on iTunes. Bria 3 is a softphone that enables you make voice and video calls from your Mac or PC. The ability to make this software purchase directly...

Hookflash for iPad Launches

Hookflash is skipping the iPhone and jumping right to the larger screen iPad to offer their feature-rich peer-to-peer communications and social media app. This goes to the heart of an article I've been thinking about  for months about how the...

magicTalk vs. magicJack

Fellow TMCer, Rich Tehrani and I took magicTalk (makers of the popular magicJack) for a test drive yesterday. Rich told me about this new softphone app called magicTalk which is taking aim at Skype. Rich Tehrani asked me to install...

CounterPath Adds Multiple SIP Account Support to iPhone App

Back in June, I mentioned that CounterPath told me they were working on a multiple SIP account version of their iPhone/iPad/iTouch application. That day has arrived!CounterPath today announced the availability of Bria iPhone Edition Version 1.1 for Apple's iPhone, iPad...

CounterPath Updates Bria for Mac and Windows

Tomorrow, CounterPath is announcing a new release of its softphone client, Bria, one of my favorite SIP clients for the PC and the iPhone. Bria 3.1 for both Mac and Windows will feature UI enhancements, broadcast IM and SMS and...

Plantronics Savi W430 Headset Review

The Plantronics Savi W430 is an impressive headset sporting DECT wireless technology with excellent range and HD quality sound. With the convergence of the telephone and the network we say the creation of VoIP, including the phenomenal growth of...

3CX Free SIP Softphone

3CX has announced the release of a totally free new VoIP softphone called 3CX VoIP Phone that allows users to make and receive calls from their computer using SIP-based VoIP providers or SIP-based IP-PBXs. This free SIP softphone client isn't...

PhoneFromHere.com & Digium Ink 5 Year Deal

PhoneFromHere.com today announced a 5 year agreement with Digium. They have been working informally in the past. The goal is to improve and commercialize the embedded Java softphone created by Digium engineers. PhoneFromHere.com creates web call me button widgets for...

D2 Technologies mCUE mobile convergence softphone launches

D2 Technologies today released at CES what they claim is the industry’s first embedded mobile convergence software solution for dual-mode phones.  D2’s mCUE mobile convergence software solution combines a communications user interface with the company’s vPort MP VoIP software platform...

ooVoo a new Video/IM communications client

ooVoo is a new IM/video client launching soon, but I'm not sure if this another softphone client aiming to knock off the king - Skype. Simon from ooVoo emailed me, "To celebrate the launch of ooVoo, a new video...

iPhone vs iPhone vs. iSoftphone?

As if we haven't had enough of the Cisco vs. Apple iPhone battle, now we have "iSoftPhone", a clone of the Apple iPhone's skin created by Xnet Communications GmbH. iSoftPhone is a VoIP softphone for Mac OS X. They claim...

Hotty.com SIP Phone for Phone Sex over IP?

I recently discovered Hotty.com, a website that is offering a new SIP VoIP Softphone, Megapin Inc. has developed a few SIP and Jabber products that they offer to service providers and wholesalers to OEM, with full "skinning" capabilties. One of their...

The Perfect VoIP Softphone and IM client

With more softphones on the market than you can shake a stick at, each with their own "island" of users that cannot bridge to other islands, I've become a bit disillussioned with the VoIP softphone market. Sure, there is talk...

X-Lite 3.0 launches

X-Lite 3.0, a new version of Counterpath's popular free VoIP softphone launched today and can be downloaded from www.counterpath.com....

SightSpeed 5.0 beta released

SightSpeed just released their new beta version (5.0) of their video/voice over-IP software. The beta release includes significantly enhanced video quality, as well as PSTN Out calling and new Voice only PC to PC calling. They are also supporting Macs...

Google Talk and VoIP on Sony PSP?

SIPThat's popular blogger, Erik Lagerway pondered in a blog post last year if the Sony PSP would one day run a VoIP (Voice over IP) client. In fact, he hinted while working at Xten (now CounterPath) that they could should...

What's wrong with Vonage?

What's wrong with Vonage? Oh let me count the ways...First, they've been promising the Viseon video phone for I about a year and it's still hard if not impossible to get. In fact, I checked my trusty email archives...

Kapanga adds open source video codec to SIP softphone

Kapanga Softphone, a SIP-based softphone announced by Ecotronics Ventures is integrating Theora (Xiph Foundation's open source video codec) into its SIP-based video capabilitiesThe latest version of Kapanga Softphone now supports Xiph.org Foundation's Theora, the open source video codec based upon...

Eyeball Messenger 1.0 sneak peak

Erik has a "sneak peek" at the new version of Eyeball Messenger v1.0, a IM/VoIP/video client. The GUI looks pretty snazzy - better than some other clients I've seen.. Erik's been begging me to download and and check it out,...

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...

Linux softphones reviewed

Linux.com took a look at four Linux VoIP softphone clients and did some comparative analysis. The Linux softphones included Kiax, Linphone, Twinkle, and CounterPath's X-Lite. Three of the four softphones use the standard SIP protocol with Kiax being the one...
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