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WhatsApp getting VOIP

Like anything in an open market, competition allows for changes to be made rapidly in a market space. Recently many chat applications have been adding VOIP calling as a standard

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FreedomPop announces the Privacy Phone, its “Snowden Phone” with encrypted communications

With all of the privacy concerns in the U.S. with the National Security Agency, some smartphone makers are trying to provide their customers with more security and privacy. You may

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VIPConnect Simplifies International Calling for Android

VIP Communications is a leader in international calling services and solutions.  The company has increased its customer base by more than 30% over the past year and looks to continue

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A Hint of Things to Come for Google Voice VoIP?

There is an interesting article over at the Disruptive Telephony site, talking about how the author has gotten his Google Voice number to work entirely over IP, using something called a “SIP” address to initiate the voice session. In an unofficial way, the author of the article is saying that VoIP calling is already possible with Google Voice. (although his method has not worked for everyone who has tried) Here is a quote from the article:

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The Ticker: Broken Apps, Mobile Hotspots, and More

Time for another round of Android-related topics that didn’t make the cut for a full-on post but are still worth a mention. These are related to hardware, software, and any other ware that might be of interest to Android fans and developers.

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Popular Nimbuzz App Adds New Features in 2.0 Release

With over 250,000 downloads in the Android Market, Nimbuzz  has been a popular app with their free & low cost calling solution.  Aside from the phone feature, Nimbuzz also makes

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Good News, Bad News: Fring

Multi-platform chat and video chat service Fring has see their share of good news and not-so-good news over the last week.  First, it was announced last week that customers with

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Rebtel to Provide Free Android to Android International VoIP Calls

Rebtel, the world’s largest independent mobile VoIP company has promised to provide free Android to Android International calls this week. This is way of bringing about a new change in

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Rumor: Google Voice via Gmail Being Tested

It’s being rumored that Google is testing their Google Voice services and features through integration with Gmail.  Rather than relying on a phone to make calls, users would see a

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Google Voice Being Tested on PC’s at the ‘plex!

Here’s some exciting news  for you Google Voice users.  TechCrunch is reporting that Google is testing Voice on PC’s, allowing employees to make calls via their desktops.  This is a

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Skype Android app for Verizon Available Thursday

Skype and Verizon announced at CTIA that a Skype Mobile app will be available in the Android market beginning Thursday, March 25, for users of the Droid, Droid Eris, and

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Motorola HS1001 (Home Phone) in Action

Motorola was in attendance at this year’s CeBIT and they were showing off the new HS1001 home phone made in conjunction with Binatone.  The omnipresent Nicholas Charbonnier (Charbax) was also

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Verizon Shows Us How Skype Mobile Works [VIDEO]

Verizon recently announced that they’ve worked out an exclusive deal to offer Skype Mobile on their Android handsets.  Starting this month, the Droid, Droid Eris, and Devour handsets will come

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App Review: Fring

Fring for Android differs itself from competing IM clients on Android by also containing some VOIP goodness to separate it from the crowd. It is essentially a communication app: however

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Ye Still Doubt the GPhone?

For any naysayers out there, I bring a little more evidence to help convince you of a VoIP GPhone.  In an article titled “Android Comes to WiMAX,” it’s mentioned that

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