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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?...

Global Dialer - Cheap Minutes App - is Gone

A reader to my blog tipped me off to Global Dialer going out of business. They had a proprietary software application that you download directly onto your mobile phone that enabled you to make low-cost, 'one-click' international calls. The screenshot...

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...

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...

CounterPath Launches VoIP App for iPhone, iPad & iPod Touch

CounterPath, one of the early pioneers of SIP softphones, just launched Bria iPhone Edition for Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Bria iPhone Edition works over both 3G and Wi-Fi networks and is the first SIP softphone on the...

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...

New Vonage Lite Calling Plan

Vonage today announced a new calling plan called Vonage Lite for $9.99 per month. It offers customers 200 minutes of residential calling (5 cents for each additional minute) to the US, Canada & Puerto Rico. It also includes unlimited incoming...

CounterPath Announces Linux Softphone

Today, CounterPath has announced its Bria for Linux softphone client. Bria for Linux will support multiple VoIP accounts, LDAP, a wide variety of codecs and more. The new Bria 3.0 for Linux will debut next month, however CounterPath said it...

Blink, Best Damn SIP Client You Never Heard Of!

Blink is a SIP client with a pretty UI and some advanced features such as HD audio (G.722) that you probably never heard of it. I know I didn't until today. Perhaps the fact that it currently only runs...

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...

Google Buys Global IP Sound

Google has an offer to buy Global IP Solutions, for $68.2 million. Global IP Solutions (GIPS) was the company that powered Skype's adaptive codec to handle packet loss, jitter, etc. until Skype decided to develop their own codec. Google Talk...

Sangoma and HP Partner on UC Platform

I saw a release a couple of weeks ago about Sangoma entering into an OEM relationship with a "major computer and networking equipment supplier", which really piqued my interest since I'm a Sangoma telephony card fan. The release however doesn't...

Panasonic announces Digium Asterisk certification for new TGP500 series SIP DECT-based phone system

Today, Panasonic announced Digium Asterisk certification for its new TGP500 series SIP DECT-based cordless phone system. These handsets sport wideband audio via its G.722 codec support making this a rare HD audio phone designed for both the home consumer...

Hacking trixbox Pro to Work with ClearOne Max IP

The ClearOne MAX IP SIP-based VoIP conference phones are one of my favorite conference phones. One of the reasons (besides the excellent echo cancellation) is that it you can daisy-chain multiple MAX IP phones together, up to a total...

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...

Alteva's Hosted OCS 2007, Exchange & Sharepoint Offers Comprehensive Hosted UC

Alteva, a unified communications hosted solution provider recently announced a partnership with Microsoftand Broadsoft to provide a true hosted Unified Communications (UC) solution to small businesses. Alteva has connected their hosted voice and messaging services with Microsoft Communication Services...

CounterPath Launches NomadicPBX, a Mobile Enterprise Convergence Application

Today, CounterPath launched its Nomadic PBX application, which seamlessly connects all employees' mobile phones via a mobile network-based service. The NomadicPBX application is a presence-based, fixed and mobile voice, and instant messaging/short message service (IM/SMS) technology mashup with enterprise-ready features....

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...

Truth in Caller ID Act of 2010 Passes House - VoIP Covered Too

The House passed the "Truth in Caller ID Act of 2010", which under the bill, it makes it illegal "to cause any caller ID service to transmit misleading or inaccurate caller ID information, with the intent to defraud and deceive."...

Unified Communications and VoIP Research Report for 2009/2010

New reports from Infonetics that I thought I'd share. They discuss how hosted VoIP services and unified communications will increase and they talk about capital expenditures on enterprise VoIP equipment. One point I'd like to highlight is they stated "Service...
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