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We didn't exactly fall in love with 8x8's original videophone, but we're feeling a little more optimistic about Packet8 Tango Video Terminal Adapter. This one has a few improvements, including a new, sleeker form factor, support for h.264 for streaming video at 30fps, a 5-inch LCD display, and a ca

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What deep, dark secret lies within the casing of this perfectly unremarkable looking UTStarcom candybar? It's got dual-mode hardware, that's what. Yep, GSM -- US-friendly 850 / 1900, no less -- and WiFi, coexisting in blissful harmony to hook its user up with SIP-based VoIP at home and GSM on the r

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Get ready folks, there's two new Philips WiFi video VoIP handsets comin' down the pike. We just caught wind of this white hotness on the FCC site, and they do look mighty swanky. The VP 6500 and VP 6000 are similar in many ways, as they sport a 2.2-inch screen with 65,000 colors and a QCIF+ 176 x

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UMA appears to be picking up a nice head of steam both domestically and internationally; Orange is the latest to join the fray with their newly-minted service dubbed simply \"Unique.\" As expected, the service uses Orange's wireless broadband router (the Livebox, pictured) to provide the VoIP connect

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We're, like, so over flush metal keypads, but we're going to let it slide just this once. Looking to bring a little more spit and polish than the original dual-mode hipi before it, Paragon Wireless' new hipi-2200 ups the ante with the inclusion of Windows Mobile 5 -- in a far more refined-looking p

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Carriers like to throw around the term \"unlimited mobile-to-mobile\" from time to time, but we don't think this is exactly what they had in mind. ROK's \"Viper\" VoIP client uses a handset's Bluetooth link to hook it up to a PC sporting a broadband Internet connection, which in turn connects it to any

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It appears that another carrier has decided to give VoIP its warm, loving embrace. Nokia will be supplying Singapore's SingTel with its E60, E61, and N80 Internet Edition handsets, all of which support both GSM and WiFi; add some SIP-compliant VoIP into the mix, and you have yourself a nice little d

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Take a garden variety N80, stuff it full of applets with an affinity for packet data, and re-release it as the N80 Internet Edition. That's exactly what Nokia has announced this week, bundling the venerable 3-megapixel N80 slider with a range of new software -- you get Yahoo Go for Mobile, Flickr,

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What's better than a Skype client for Palm? A VoIP client compatible with any SIP provider, that's what. Hampton Software has released Articulation, which appears to be the first true provider-independent client for any Palm 5.x device with a mic and speaker (though rumor has it the 700p doesn't qu

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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 telli

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If you're having a hard time justifying dropping a cool million on your next phone, might we turn your attention to the \"Black Diamond,\" brought to us by Swiss manufacturer VIPN. Penned by Singaporean designer Jaren Goh, there's little question that the glossy black candybar is gorgeous -- but whet

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Skype ruffled some feathers in the internet telephony world earlier this year when they announced they'd be offering free SkypeOut calls to the US and Canada for the rest of 2006. We weren't too interested since it came off as little more than a promotion, and we typically skip over promos (for obvi

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Cingular's announced that it plans to launch a new service \"within the next year\" that'll let users share videos while talking on their cellphone, something that you may remember was being tested earlier this year. Assuming Cingular hasn't gone on a completely different route, the service will make

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If you've been hankerin' for some Vonage-flavored VoIP-on-a-stick then listen up friend, because that sweet, cheap, SIP goodness is on the way. Announced by Vonage's very own Jeffrey Citron while on-stage at the TechEffect Convergence 2.0 show, this little red USB keychain can be plugged into any In

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Sure, it might look exactly like those iPod shuffle knockoffs floating around a bit ago, but this new FlashPhone F4K has more going on than just an ugly paint job. The F4K, from the same Mplat that brought us the sexier F2K, is one of those VoIP phone on a USB stick setups, except that this versi

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A new VoIP handset from American Telecom Services promises to help you break free from your landline addiction and make an easy transition over to Internet telephony, while still allowing you to situate satellite phones all over the house to match your current setup. At first glance, the E6501 offer

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You wouldn't believe it, but somehow FiWin (which is owned by FIC) got Skype and SIP to sit down at the table together and play some Mahjong. It's not really technically all that difficult, but until now we hadn't really seen a Skype / SIP dual-mode VoIP capable handset, so we welcome you, oh pathf

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So instead of revealing that upgraded version of the 770 Internet Tablet as we expected them to today, Nokia flipped the script on us and announced that the Google Talk and keyboard features we had been anticipating will actually be coming in the form of a software upgrade. The good news is that th

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