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Lync Server 2013 Adds Skype Federation & Many Other New Features

Lync Server 2013 can federate with Skype, which is huge new feature that greatly enhances Microsoft's UC portfolio and may explain the $8.5 billion premium Microsoft paid for Skype. You can now fully integrate Skype contacts into Lync and call...

Toshiba Launches VIPedge, a Cloud-based Business Phone System

Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., Telecommunication Systems Division, today announced VIPedge™, a cloud-based business telephone solution that grants SMBs the choice of Cloud, IP or Converged. Based upon the feature-rich Toshiba IPedge on-premise business telephone system, VIPedge allows companies...

Maaii VoIP app Now on Android - Free Voice and Texts

Maaii, the app for free talk and text is now available on Android. Maaii,  allows users to make calls and send text messages to contacts and social network friends for free, today announced the launch of its beta on Google...

Microsoft Lync 2010 for iPad 2.2 Released But No VoIP or Video

Microsoft recently released Lync 2010 for iPad v4.2. Features include rich presence, instant messaging, audio conferencing, and calling features, but surprisingly no VoIP or video conferencing. Instead it uses a callback mechanism for the voice calling. You can connect to...

Panasonic KX-UT670 Android IP Phone Review

The Panasonic KX-UT670 IP Phone is an impressive and cool looking 7" touchscreen phone running the Android 2.2 operating system. It's interesting how long it has taken for a non-proprietary operating system to come to the IP phone market, especially...

Ooma Telo Groupon Deal - $240 Discounted to $99

Perhaps Ooma saw my magicJack vs netTALK vs Ooma vs. Obihai article where I determined Ooma was the most expensive option since a few days later they announced a Groupon deal of 59% off reducing the $239.98 price tag to...

Win Free Copies of FreeSWITCH Cookbook

I have teamed up with Packt Publishing to organize a giveaway of the popular FreeSwitch Cookbook. Five lucky winners stand a chance to win copies of their latest book on FreeSWITCH. Keep reading to find out how you can...

magicJack vs netTALK vs Ooma vs. Obihai

Now that I have tested magicJack, netTALK, and Ooma, three of the leading super low-cost phone service providers, I thought it was time to do a detailed comparison of these VoIP providers, as well as a relatively new wildcard -...

Microsoft Surface Surfaces With Dual Mic Skype!

The verdict is in and alas the new Microsoft Surface does not support PixelSense as I first theorized. The good news there is a lot to like about the new Microsoft Surface. First off, Surface sports a 10.6", 16:9...

Amazon gTLD Registration Reveals VoIP Interest?

Does Amazon want to get into the VoIP game? It appears that may be the case according to some revealing generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) that Amazon has registered through ICANN. ICANN allowed new Top-Level Domain to be registered with...

The VoIP Revolution - from Caveman to VoIP in an Infographic

Ah, real-time human communication - from caveman grunts to the spoken word to smoke signals/drums/horns to Morse code to the telephone to the cell phone to VoIP. It's been a fun ride. Most of us have been around for everything...

Bria Android Edition Adds Video Calling (Finally!)

CounterPath today announced they've added video calling to its Bria Android Edition mobile softphone, which is now available in the Google Play app store. It's been two years since Counterpath for Android was launched, so video calling has been a...

Apple's FaceTime in iOS 6 Now Works Over Cellular

In a bold move (not really), Apple is lifting the restriction that only permitted FaceTime to work over Wi-Fi and not 3G/4G cellular networks. Apple announced this at the Worldwide Developers Conference and no doubt users will be happy since...

LG-Ericsson SBG-1000 Review

When you think unified communications (UC) you’re most likely to think voice, video, and IM/chat. The LG-Ericsson SBC-1000 takes a slightly different and quite unique approach unifying voice, video, and IM/chat but also data, security, and IT services. The LG-Ericsson...

OPNET Technologies, Inc. Acquires Clarus Systems, for Unified Communications Management

OPNET Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPNT), a provider of solutions for application and network performance management, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Clarus Systems, Inc., a privately held software company headquartered in Redwood City, California. The acquisition expands OPNET's...

Skype v4.0.1325 Released for Apple iOS

A new version of Skype was just released to the Apple App Store. No new major features to report - just some stability fixes and a fix for a sign in issue as seen here:   Certainly if you're having...

Comcast Skype on Xfinity $9.95/month - Lame or Cool?

Comcast today unveiled their Skype video calling service, Skype on Xfinity which directly integrates into your HDTV. The beauty of the system is you can make and receive Skype video and audio calls from your TV. Users can send instant...

Viber Announces BlackBerry Beta and Windows Phone 7 Beta

Viber today announced the availability of Viber for BlackBerry Beta and Windows Phone 7 Beta.Both Viber for BlackBerry Beta and Viber for Windows Phone 7 Beta initially offer Viber Messaging, allowing users to exchange text and high-quality photo messages...

Ooma Telo Review

Back in 2007 I wrote an article "Ooma goes Booma" because Ooma's claim-to-fame feature was that it worked by 'sharing' your PSTN analog phone line with other Ooma users. I was right that this PSTN sharing feature and business model...

Skype Aware of IP Security Flaw Back in 2010

Some more interesting information has come to light regarding the IP revealing security flaw in Skype. Researchers from Inria, a research institute in France, and the Polytechnic Institute of New York University discovered the flaw. Stevens Le Blond, one of...

Skype Responds to IP Address Privacy Vulnerability

Yesterday it was reported that a simple script could expose any Skype user's IP address. A Microsoft representative saw my article and gave me this official response, which they also provided to other media outlets: “We are investigating reports of...

Does HTML5 Rock Your Mobile World?

We've heard the hype surrounding HTML5, but does it live up to its promise? If TMC's recently completed DevCon5 show in Santa Clara, California is any indication, HTML5 will soon rock your mobile world!At DevCon5, an international community of HTML5...

New Skype for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch Sports Ability to Move Video Preview

Some new features in the latest release of Skype for Apple iOS, including the ability to move your own video preview, app auto-restart if it crashes, improved accessibility, improved stability, some UI improvements and more. See full release notes in...

Ooma Telo installed - Ooo Look, Shiny Bright Blue LEDs!

I received the latest version of the Ooma Telo along with the Wi-Fi dongle for a product review. I'll have to ask Ooma for the Bluetooth dongle to test since that seems like a cool mobile integration feature. Ooma competes...

Skype@Home Telephone Products Coming?

Today, Rich Tehrani wrote about Microsoft "working on Skype Everywhere Initiative" based on another Microsoft-careers.com job listing. Just a few days ago I wrote about a Microsoft job listing was pointing toward Microsoft and Skype building a HTML5 Web version...
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