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It's "Prime" Time for Skype

Josh Lowenstein, over at the Webware blog from, recently posted about a new paid-by-the-minute service from Skype called Skype Prime. According to the post, Skype Prime is aimed at consultants and other professionals that need to monetize their... Full Story

Posted on March 11, 2007 5:10 PM

Commoditization Does Have Its Advantages

I've been noticing that prices are starting to drop for a range of consumer VoIP devices, particularly for phones and kits that support Skype that have been around for a while. Case in point: the Linksys CIT200 handset, first... Full Story

Posted on February 22, 2007 2:30 PM

Skype Spam

I've recently noticed an alarming trend: I've been receiving a growing number of spam Skype chat messages recently -- a sign that people are farming the Skype database to send promos and other distracting stuff. Here's the latest one... Full Story

Posted on February 16, 2007 2:17 PM

Ebay's Year-End Earnings Report

I had to chuckle -- and scratch my head -- when I heard about the "glum" news regarding the financial performance of Ebay's VoIP operation, a.k.a. Skype. According to Ebay CEO Meg Whitman, "The monetization efforts we outlined at... Full Story

Posted on January 31, 2007 11:46 AM

Spurious Skype Disconnects

I've noticed that on occasion, when I've been connected to someone on their mobile phone, Skype will, without warning, drop the call and end the call session. It seems that for some reason, Skype is being "tricked" into assuming... Full Story

Posted on December 28, 2006 3:39 PM

Calling On A Stranger

The evolution of IP communications technology has wrought profound changes in the way communications networks and systems are architected and designed -- and is surely well on its way towards completely replacing our legacy, TDM infrastructure.But aside from the disruption... Full Story

Posted on December 20, 2006 10:40 AM

ViaTalk Holiday VoIP Deals

'Tis the season for VoIP deals a plenty. Also, the new, annual "all you can eat" plan from Skype was bound to make waves in the industry, and lo and behold, the competitive response from other service providers are beginning... Full Story

Posted on December 18, 2006 3:19 PM

It's Been a Skype This, Skype That Kind of Day

Skype seems to have dominated the VoIP news and blogosphere today, with their announcement of a new $29.95 annual, "all you can eat" calling plan today. What makes it even sweeter is they are offering a 50% discount to those... Full Story

Posted on December 13, 2006 5:20 PM

Skype Announcements

First, Skype announced that Skype for Mac 2.5 Beta is now available. The new version is specially designed with exclusive Mac-only features including the ability to send an SMS message to any mobile phone number in the world, and it... Full Story

Posted on November 16, 2006 12:25 PM

SoliCall Cuts the Noise

SoliCall, a privately-held company, has developed new, real-time software that's designed to reduce background noises -- like screaming kids, barking dogs, weed wackers and lawn mowers --  during PC-based VoIP calls, based on personalized algorithms. The software is supposedly patent-pending,... Full Story

Posted on November 7, 2006 4:55 PM

VoIP Open-Box Specials

All self-respecting geeks know about the great value and selection of tech products that are available at -- the site is a bonanza for deals, especially if you're a DIY (Do It Yourself) type of person. I've bought countless... Full Story

Posted on November 6, 2006 7:05 PM

Cable Cos Bag 11,000 New Subs/Day

Om Malik has built up quite a little blog empire, and for good reason: he consistently comes up with timely and interesting posts.One such post back in September caught me eye, as it is an explanation, in large part, as... Full Story

Posted on November 6, 2006 2:43 PM

New Skype Gear Blog

In an effort to serve up information about new gizmos entering the rapidly expanding Skype product ecosystem, the company has created a new blog called Skype Gear, dedicated exclusively to the world of Skype-related hardware.A cursory look at the site... Full Story

Posted on November 1, 2006 5:10 PM

ITEXPO NEWS: World's First Skype-Certified PBX Gateway

While roaming the aisles of the show, I came across one of the more intriging products I've seen all week -- a new key system/PBX gateway that lets SOHO and small businesses access Skype's VoIP service to make and receive... Full Story

Posted on October 13, 2006 4:12 PM

EQO Extends IM & Social Nets to Mobile Phones

Readers of this blog know I'm a big fan of EQO, based in Vancouver, BC.EQO made waves early on due to its innovative service/software that basically Skype-enabled a host of mobile phones so that users of these phones can access... Full Story

Posted on October 5, 2006 7:44 PM

Thomson Intros New Wireless Handset For Skype

Thomson just unveiled a new GE DECT 6.0™ (Digital Enhanced Cordless Technology) wireless handset, Thomson’s first product with integrated Skype™ capabilities. The new device, GE Model 28300EE2, supports both landline and Skype calling, as well as Internet and traditional line... Full Story

Posted on September 20, 2006 3:20 PM

Dell Adds Skype to XPS Laptops

It seems that as soon as you can think of something, the market responds with an answer...Recently, I blogged about VoIP-enabled PCs and laptops, and a short time ago I rec'd news about a recent deal between Skype and Dell... Full Story

Posted on May 31, 2006 2:21 PM

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