Looks like 3Com is dipping its toes in the ever-growing VoIP phone
pool, with its 3108 wireless phone recently snagging that much-needed FCC approval. This one is SIP
-based which means it'll work with just about anything as long as it's not Skype
, unless it has some dual-mode action
3Com's not telling us (or the FCC) about -- so we're guessing not. Still, if it suits your needs, the phone looks to be decent enough, with a 1.8-inch color LCD, 2.4GHz external antenna, firmware that can be updated over WiFi, and a range of about 65-165 feet indoors and a purported 820 foot range outdoors in line-of-sight. The fact that it also looks like a regular phone doesn't hurt either, given the sorry state of some VoIP phone designs. With all the info we've got coming from the FCC filings though, that of course means we don't know how much it'll cost or when it'll be available.