11/08/2011, Subscribers on AT&T’s network that travel often and require to make a lot of calls while overseas will soon find their bills a lot less lighter. This is thanks to an app by AT&T that allows for VoIP calls, although technically we guess that this app could be used by non-AT&T subscribers as well as long as they have a valid credit card.
10/28/2011, Are you one who believes that Windows Phone 7 is the future of mobile operating systems? Well, if you answered in the affirmative, then might we interest you in an app that will enable you to make free VoIP calls? Known as WNM Live, this location-based social network is the first to deliver free VoIP calls to the Windows Phone 7 platform, beating out Microsoft at their own game (who […]
10/24/2011, Good news for users of Vonage’s VOIP services – the company has just announced the availability of its Extensions app on iOS devices. Previously available on Android, Extensions is an easy-to-use app that allows customers to make use of Vonage’s unlimited international calling plans on their smartphones (previously only available on regular phones with the Vonage Phone Adapter). With Extensions, users can even dial international numbers through their current contact […]
10/13/2011, We all know that Microsoft picked up Skype for a cool $8.5 billion in May earlier this year, with boards of directors from both Microsoft and Skype having approved the acquisition previously. Well, not much was heard concerning this merger since then, but at least Microsoft has stepped forward at long last to welcome Skype to their fold in an official manner. Basically, Skype is now part of Microsoft, with […]
09/12/2011, [DEMO Fall 2011] Hookflash is an application for the iPad that combines group video conferencing and group messaging with features specific to corporate phone systems. Trent Johnsen, Hookflash co-founder and CEO promises that ”millions of iPad users will immediately have access to the powerful communication capabilities previously limited to expensive corporate telephone and video conferencing systems.”
08/30/2011, Jawbone is coming up with a new innovative Bluetooth headset, the ICON HD that is now paired with the Nerd, a USB key that can be plugged in any computer, this combination allows to connect with any two devices (laptop, phone, tablet) and switch between audio (music, video, games) and calls from mobile and VoIP (Skype for example), and you will get the ICON HD+The Nerd bundle for $139. As […]
08/08/2011, While video calls made on Skype for the Mac have always been somewhat decent (although quality is also largely dependent on your webcam and internet connection), it appears that with the latest version of Skype for Mac, users will be able to make HD quality video calls to their friends.
08/02/2011, Remember the iPad app for Skype that was released earlier and then pulled off from the App Store? Well, it looks like it is back up again. Following an official announcement on the Skype blog, the Skype for iPad is now officially released for the iPad. If you were wondering about what the big deal is – why the hype when there’s already a Skype app on iOS.
07/29/2011, When we reviewed the Blackberry Playbook, one of the things that we found lacking was native apps such as mail, calendar and BBM. It also seemed to lack the ability to make calls, a feature which the Samsung Galaxy Tab, an Android tablet of somewhat similar size, had. The good news is that there is now an app available for the Playbook that will allow you to make and receive […]
07/28/2011, Good news for Skype users with Windows computers – your favorite VoIP/instant messenger has just received a new update according to an official announcement on the Skype blog. Now at version 5.5, the latest version of Skype features a lot more Facebook integration. (I wouldn’t be surprised if Skype started to drop its official blue for Facebook’s darker shade of blue instead) which is unsurprising see how the two companies […]
07/15/2011, Some might say that the tablet’s sweet spot would be 7″ in size, as 10″ might be easier on your eyes, but not on your hands. The 7″ form factor is somewhat equal to that of a paperback book that most folks are comfortable with, but regardless, we don’t think you would appreciate carrying a 7″ phone around, right? “Too bad” the Line2 VoIP application brings the wonders of cell […]
06/28/2011, After a year-long push by the Republicans in the House of Representatives, it looks like they finally got what they want. It has been reported that the members of the House of Representatives will be allowed to use VoIP services like ooVoo and Skype for official communications.
06/21/2011, How many of you are fans of using Gtalk video chat on your Google Chrome web browser? If the idea of video calling through a web app floats your boat (one less program to launch on your computer, and even Chrome OS users can benefit from this) you’re in luck. Google has plans to add real-time communication abilities into the Chrome browser itself. This will allow users to make video […]
06/20/2011, Earlier this year, Skype announced that its instant messenger program would have Facebook integration, where users will be able to add friends from Facebook, update their statuses, and even check updates. Skype was released with those features, and it seems that it isn’t enough. Skype has officially announced on its blog the release of the latest beta of Skype for Windows: version 5.5.