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Should You Port Your Number to Google Voice?

Ever since Google purchased GrandCentral and rebranded it Google Voice, the VoIP calling service hasquietlybecome one of the company's most innovative and useful communication products. It forwards ...

10 Mobile Technologies to Watch in 2011

Sometimes mobile technology evolves so quickly it can be tough for our imaginations to keep up. And that's exactly how we like it. In 2011 you'll not only be able to find deals with your smart phone b...

Skype Acquiring Mobile Video Calling Service Qik

Hot off its newly enabled group video calling, Skype has just announced its acquisition of Qik, the mobile video calling pre-loaded on more than 200 mobile phone models. Speaking at CES, CEO Tony Bat...

New magicJack Plus with Free Calling over 4G and Wi-Fi

VocalTec Communications, maker of the low-cost magicJack telephony device, will be demonstrating its new magicJack Plus at CES tonight. A popular item since its launch in 2007--and the target of con...

Skype Teases With Video Sharing, Calling in Upcoming CES Announcement

Looks like all the talk about Skype adding video chat to its VOIP skill set is starting to gel. Lately the company has been cryptically tweeting out hints to upcoming news (most likely at CES next we...

Google Voice for iPhone Hands-On: Better Than Nothing, But Android is Better

Finally, Google Voice has come to the iPhone. After more than a year of tears, gnashing of teeth, and snarky recriminations. The app has already garnered over 1,200 ratings in the App Store and the co...

Hands-On With Skype for Android: No Voice Calls Over 3G Makes Skype A Dull App

Some weeks ago when Skype kicked Fring users to the curb and made it so that app couldn't access the Skype service, many thought that this meant the company would soon roll out its own text and video chat app.

NetTALK Duo Reviewed: It's a MagicJack Killer

Look out, magicJack! After reviewing the netTALK Duo, we found that this voice-over IP device--which lets you make free domestic and cheap international phone calls--is not only more versatile than ma...

netTALK Duo Review

Although it costs more than magicJack, this VoIP phone dongle offers more features and support.

Hands-On With Gmail VoIP: Gmail Adds The Kitchen Sink

When Gmail rolled out its chat sidebar back in 2006, it seemed like a pretty wild curve ball for a company that's made such things their bread and butter. .