Tesco offer Internet phone adapter

March 5, 2007 by davidallen | Leave a Comment

Tesco the giant UK retailer are ever expanding into new and unexploited areas, their new area of interest in VOIP, with superstore offering its customers the opportunity to buy an adapter that will allow them to use VOIP to make calls to their friends, relatives and work colleagues not just in the UK but abroad […]


GUPP Phreedom: Linux-based WiFi/GSM Smartphone

February 28, 2007 by poeloq | 1 Comment

Malaysian startup GUPP is expected to ship a Linux-based smartphone, called Phreedom [sic], in the second quarter of 2007. The Phreedom is a dual mode WiFi/GSM&GPRS phone that will allow traditional mobile telephony with a cellphone carrier as well as VoIP via a WiFi connection (VoWiFi). The Phreedom smartphone features a 2.5″ QVGA display with […]


GSM/WiFi Linux cellphone: E2831

February 20, 2007 by poeloq | 8 Comments

The E2831 is a Linux-powered cellphone from Shanghai based manufacturer E28 Ltd., which has been recently been approved by the FCC. It supports normal mobile telephony using any network SIM and GSM, but also offers VoIP via the SIP Protocol and WiFi. It is powered by a OMAP TI 730 processor and 64 MB RAM […]


A ultra slim VoIP phone: APIOTEK USB SkyPhone

February 9, 2007 by techman | 4 Comments

The domain of internet telephony is growing bigger and bigger. Endless sessions of chatting now requires phones that are sleek and comfortable to fit into your hands. And so Apiotek has come out with its latest VOIP phone. The APIOTEK USB SkyPhone is only 75mm thick or rather thin and is just 123mm in width […]


Kensington’s Bluetooth VoiP telephone

February 1, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

Don’t you hate having to get your cheap headset out in public and then get tangled up in the cable? Impossible? Well, just visit any London City coffee shop and wait a few minutes… Kensington may just have the solution: a very compact Bluetooth VoIP phone which when not needed fits into your notebooks PCMCIA […]


Fringing, how to use VOIP on a mobile phone

February 1, 2007 by davidallen | 1 Comment

Being able to use the Internet to make and receive calls has become almost a standard day to day event, however have you ever wish that the same could be done with your mobile phone? After all we all know that you can get the Internet on the mobile phone networks, therefore it would stand […]


NEC develops VoIP spam detector

January 29, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

NEC has developed a system that claims to be able to detect if a caller is human or a computer and therefor being able to be used as a spam detector for VoIP. A twist on the famous Turing test, claims iTWire. The system, the SPIT (spam over Internet telephony) blocker, is to be shown […]


Voip telephone in a mouse

January 16, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

I got this by e-mail from a Chinese company advertising it as “the worlds first VoIP telephone mouse”, which of course is not true. The only problem I see with both is: what if I want to use the mouse while telephoning? At the moment we can only really let the picture speak for itself, […]