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In-Browser Phone Calls Via Gmail Now Available

The fact that Google is working on projects involving voice chat is hardly surprising; GTalk has been capable of VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol) calls for five years now. However, CNet recently r...

HTC Evo 4G Video Chat Face-Off: Fring vs. Qik

With all the hype around the iPhone 4's new FaceTime two-way video chat feature, you might have forgotten that there's already a smart phone on the market with a front-facing camera and two-way video ...

Skype for iPhone Extends Free 3G Calling Until End of 2010

When Skype 2.0 hit the iPhone, a little note came along with it saying that it would make Skype-to-Skype calls over 3G for free until August. Today, Skype is clearing the air and letting customers kno...

Your Googleplex Guide: Tips for Google Buzz, Voice, and Wave

Keeping up with Google's appetite for innovation and world domination can be a full time job. In the last year, the company acquired the mobile advertising company AdMob, photo editing site Picnik, e-...

Google Voice Guide: Basic Tips and Expert Tricks

If any of Google's latest services seem overwhelming, you're not alone. We've decided to sift through some - Google Buzz, Google Voice, and Google Wave - to help you make the most out of the search g...

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Skype Mobile for Verizon Wireless Saves Money But Has Limited Appeal

It won't let you get rid of that voice plan. You can't use it overseas. And you can't make video calls. So what does Skype Mobile do? It allows Android and BlackBerry owners on Verizon Wireless to mak...

Unlimited Skype Calls Coming to Select Verizon Smart Phones Starting in March

In a joint press conference today, Verizon and Skype announced that Skype has created a mobile app exclusively for Verizon smart phones. Starting in March, the app will allow users to make Skype calls, often free, in lieu of using voice minutes..

netTALK Issues Terse Response to magicJack Criticism

It's on! Or is it? In response to magicJack founder Dan Borislow's sharply-worded comments last week, competitor netTALK has issued a very measured response, defending the credentials of its executive...

magicJack Head: Femtocell Device

It's amazing what a low price and a marketing blitz can accomplish. magicJack, the pocket-size USB plug-and-play VOIP service, has sold over 5 million units since its 2007 debut. The much-wanted Linux...