VOIP Ubiquity

The general switch to Voice over Internet Protocol, usually to save money
Implications - Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) describes the act of making phone calls over the internet, either for free, or at very low prices, through services like Skype. The credit crunch will likely spur more caution to cell phone bills, making the switch to free VoIP much more appealing.
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Free Phone Calls - Magic Jack USB Phone Gizmo
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Viral 25,794 Clicks Pub: Jan 23, 08
Free Phone Calls
Magic Jack USB Phone Gizmo
Want free phone calls? From a landline? Like those long hold times to tech support or your credit card company? Magic Jack is a USB device that allows you to plug a regular phone into your computer and… [More]
Skype-Enabled WiFi Internet Tablet - Nokia N810
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Warm 11,991 Clicks Pub: Oct 19, 07
Skype-Enabled WiFi Internet Tablet
Nokia N810
Congrats to Nokia for putting out a pure Internet phone. The Nokia N810 is not a cellular phone, but it does have built-in Skype so you can call wherever you have WiFi access. It also has an integrated… [More]
Fake iPhone Landlines - The OpenFrame Home Phone
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Mild 9,159 Clicks Pub: Aug 27, 08
Fake iPhone Landlines
The OpenFrame Home Phone
A few more years from now, it is possible that landlines will be considered prehistoric. With the presence of high tech innovations like Apple's iPhones, it's not that hard to imagine. The OpenFrame… [More]
1960's USB Microphones - For Retro Skype Serenades?
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Untested 5,057 Clicks Pub: Sep 1, 08
1960's USB Microphones
For Retro Skype Serenades?
Some people really just have a thing for retro. If you are one of them, this USB microphone is perfect for you. This 1960s USB microphone uses radio-frequency identification; no wires are used. The microphone… [More]
Fringing - Fring Your Friends With Mobile to VOIP Technology
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Untested 2,533 Clicks Pub: Dec 26, 07
Fringing
Fring Your Friends With Mobile to VOIP Technology
Using your cell phone to call with any Voip Provider, saving on your phone bill... that's Fring, a cool free tiny application that runs on many mobile phone operating system, and allows you to load your… [More]
PSP Phone Hacks - PSP Slim Furikup
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Untested 2,762 Clicks Pub: Apr 18, 08
PSP Phone Hacks
PSP Slim Furikup
Nearly every loyal fan of the PSP would have heard about the rumours and even seen some of the concept photos of the highly anticipated PSP Phone Mobile. However hackers have gone overdrive beforehand… [More]
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