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Google

Google extends free calling within Gmail through 2013 for U.S and Canada

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Today, we have some great news for those who regularly make calls through Gmail.  According to Google, the VoIP service within Gmail will remain free for calls placed in the United States and Canada.  Another a…

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Commmunication

Skype adds 3G calling and security fixes to Android app

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Skype has updated its Android app to offer two major features. The first isn’t so much a feature as it’s a change to addressa bonehead mistake made when the app was developed: Skype now encrypts you…

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Commmunication

Line2 offers 2nd phone number, Wi-Fi calling, and unlimited texting

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Line2 gives users a second line on their mobile phone. No, you’re not getting another contract on your device, but you are getting a new phone number that provides VoIP calling and several features that a…

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Nimbuzz asked to end Skype support, continue with its own calling service

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It seems another third-party Skype client will no longer support the VoIP calling service. Nimbuzz General Manager Tobias Kemp took to the company blog to announce that Nimbuzz will no longer support Skype ef…

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Android Hacks

Skype 3G calls now available through hacked Android app

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Regarding the Skype Android app that recently became available, the disappointment of many U.S. users can be expressed by a comment we received from Twitter user doyleJack @androinica Wifi only. What’…

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Commmunication

Fring lets Androids share thoughts for only a penny

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Fring thinks it’s time that Android users dump those overpriced calling cards – and that other “PC Calling Company” that charges more for its services. The VoIP calling service from Fring…

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Verizon

Skype Mobile still doesn’t allow Wi-Fi calling, just calls while on Wi-Fi

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The title may seem a little confusing, but bear/bare/Bayer with me for a second. Some users were excited to discover that the Verizon-only Skype Mobile application allowed them to use the app on Wi-Fi. Skype pr…

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Commmunication

Vonage Mobile now making free calls between Facebook friends

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Vonage, known best for making long distance calls cheap through VoIP, has added another option for keeping up with friends. Today it released a new Vonage Mobile App for Facebook app that sets-up free voice cal…

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Google aims to buy company that could bring video chat, VOIP to Android [Speculation]

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Google aims to buy company that could bring video chat, VOIP to Android [Speculation]

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Last night on the Android podcast, I half-jokingly predicted that Google would buy another company. Not because of I/O, but because it’s Tuesday, and Google has been on a shopping spree of late. Well, ad…

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Vonage releases Android app for AT&T and T-Mobile USA; Sprint/Verizon may follow

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Vonage releases Android app for AT&T and T-Mobile USA; Sprint/Verizon may follow

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VoIP provider Vonage now offers a mobile solution for its unlimited calling to more than 60 countries. This follows several requests from customers who have already used Vonage to replace their home phone ser…

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OK Labs demonstrates their virtualization software and the “nirvana phone”

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OK Labs demonstrates their virtualization software and the “nirvana phone”

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Open Kernel labs demonstrated an Android-based secure VoIP solution at CTIA today by showing it through a customer-developed application on top of their OKL4 Microvisor virtualization platform. With the O…

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Nimbuzz Android app puts all your communication in one place (CES Videos)

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Nimbuzz Android app puts all your communication in one place (CES Videos)

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There’s been quite a bit of communication news from Android at CES, and Nimbuzz is a contributor to that gathering storm. Nimbuzz is a calling and chat application that lets users place calls or chat with…

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Truphone adds Wi-Fi calling and new communication tool for Android

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Truphone adds Wi-Fi calling and new communication tool for Android

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TruPhone has released its calling application into the Android Market, providing a top-notch solution for Wi-Fi and VoIP calling options for users around the world. Launched globally, Truphone combines Vo…

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Google Voice inches closer to open registration

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Google Voice inches closer to open registration

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The buzz around Google Voice continues to grow, with some suggesting that we may soon see Google open the doors to its robust communication system. Earlier rumors suggested that Google Voice would open regist…

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Sipdroid working on a VoIP over Wi-Fi solution

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Sipdroid working on a VoIP over Wi-Fi solution

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It looks like Android users may soon have an alternate and somewhat more functional VoIP application shortly. The new app is called Sipdroid and unlike the currently available Skype client, this will use Wi-F…

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