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Phybridge PoLRE Review - Power over Ethernet using Phone Wires

Check out my Phybridge PoLRE Review, a suite of three products that let you use your existing phone wiring to deploy VoIP with full Power over Ethernet capabilities. The three products are the PoLRE LPC 8 Port Switch targeting the...

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...

BT Kills the Rabbit, err Ribbit

Ribbit, which was acquired by BT, and which Ribbit claimed was "Silicon Valley's First Phone Company" has been killed. Ribbit was a cloud-based phone system with APIs to integrate voice communications into business applications such as Salesforce.com, CRM systems, call...

ViBE Bandwidth Optimization Kicks Traditional QoS to the Curb

ADSL is very popular, especially in SMEs/SMBs. It's more difficult to get on the VoIP bandwagon with ADSL bandwidth since it typically has only 256Kbits/s upstream bandwidth. Powernet, the UK's oldest business broadband provider claims the average VoIP call uses...

Adobe Enhances Flash VoIP Capabilities

Even with Adobe's new Wallaby offering which aims to make détente with Apple in the mobile space, Adobe is still going full steam ahead in improving Adobe Flash, including its VoIP capabilities. Adobe just released Adobe Flash 10.3 beta, which...

Gmail Voice and Video Chat Now on Linux

Google has finally announced the long-awaited voice and video chat for Linux. Head on over to gmail.com/videochat to download the plug-in and start chatting with your buds. No install via RPM is available yet. Though RPM installs are for wusses....

Google Voice Adds Faster dialing on Android and Blackberry devices

Google has some new updates to their Google Voice mobile apps for your Android and Blackberry phone fans (sorry iPhone fans - no update today for you!).According to Google:At Google we are obsessed with speed. Our mantra is faster =...

Yealink SIP-T28P Review

Yealink, a Chinese manufacturer of IP phones is starting to make inroads in the U.S. market with their line of VoIP phones. Several months ago Yealink sent me a Yealink SIP-T28P IP phone to review. The SIP-T28P is a 6-line...

Polycom VVX 1500 Media Phone Game Changer?

Today, Polycom has launched the Polycom VVX 1500 touch-screen business media phone, a new VoIP phone that combines IP telephony with business-class video and the ability to integrate with business applications. Recently, Verizon make a big splash with their consumer-class...

Linksys CIT310 Phone for Yahoo Messenger

Linksys has partnered with Yahoo to offer a new dual-mode cordless phone called the Linksys Dual-Mode Cordless Phone for Yahoo! Messenger with Voice (CIT310). Linksys sent me a review unit to check out and put through the paces. Similar to...

Jangl powers dating site Match.com Anonymous Voice Chat

Match.com, a powerhouse in the online dating scene today announced matchTalk, a system that assigns the couple a unique number that they can use to talk to each other without giving out their real telephone number or other personal details....

Verizon races to build fiber to fend off VoIP and cable rivals

In an interesting NY Times article, Verizon says it must quickly build its fiber network to fend off rivals such as Comcast and Vonage, which offer inexpensive voice alternatives. With cable companies and single-play VoIP providers (Vonage, Packet8, Lingo, etc.)...

Yahoo Messenger Launches Today

I just wanted to share this email I received yesterday about Yahoo Messenger's announcement made today (officially it's called Yahoo! Messenger with Voice). I had made some inquiries to them about how their Dialpad integration was going. I'm under deadline...

vSkype adds voice, video, and application sharing to Skype

Santa Cruz Networks launched vSkype Beta, a plug-in that enables Skype users to engage in video, voice, and data sharing calls right from their client. This is now the second such software I have come across that adds videoconferencing to...

Packet8 E911 Real Emergency Phone Service for VoIP

Some E911 news from 8x8/Packet8. 8x8, Inc. (Nasdaq: EGHT) the Packet8 voice over internet protocol (VoIP) and videophone communications service provider, announced that the Enhanced 911 (E911) service it offers Packet8 subscribers, which mirrors that of legacy landline phone service...
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