Archive for January, 2012

Nokia Series 40 Phone, Over 1.5 Billion Units Sold!

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Nokia Series 40, Over 1.5 Billion Units Sold! http://snapvoip.blogspot.com/
Nokia just announced that its popular phone Nokia S40 series has reached it’s 1.5 billionth customer, a 21 year old lady, Mayara Rodrigues, in Brazilian city of São Paulo. She purchased a Nokia Asha 303. Nokia first developped the Series 40 phone, Nokia 7110 in 1999. [...]

HP Touchpad Gets IceCream Sandwich, Thanks To CyanogenMod 9.

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

HP Touchpad Gets IceCream Sandwich, Thanks To CyanogenMod 9. http://snapvoip.blogspot.com/
If you grabbed one of those $99 HP Touchpads, CyanogenMod 9 CM9 is putting some Google’s Android OS, Ice Cream Sandwich on it. Frome the video below, I am sure we will soon be tasting ICe Cream Sandwich on our Touchpads.
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iPhone Market Share Surpasses Android, By 0.1 Percent In USA.

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

iPhone Market Share Surpasses Android, By 0.1 Percent http://snapvoip.blogspot.com/
With all the good news about Apple’s earning report and becoming the largest company in the world, there are some other news that interests, telecom people.
Apple’s iPhone has a market share of 44.9% while Android slipped to 44.8% from recent 50% market share. The data was published [...]

New FFT algorithm could improve Skype speed, quality

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Nearly Optimal Sparse Fourier Transform [...]
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Google Chrome browser (Dev release) now has Skype-like plumbing

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Google is building WebRTC into Chrome. WebRTC code and standards will let web developers and designers build realtime IM, voice and video into web apps and browser plug-ins. This milestone means we could see WebRTC apps in Chrome in the next few months. Nimbuzz and others are working on it. This removes one obstacle to [...]

Attention: Skype is Half-a-Facebook in user activity, a Quarter of all International Phone Calls

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Skype stats: 200 million average monthly connected users make 300 billion minutes of calls yearly, half those minutes on video, and half those minutes across international borders. People spend about half the time in Skype calls that people spend on Facebook. One in four international minutes are on Skype. [...]
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Alumni: Christopher Dean joins Urban Airship

Monday, January 9th, 2012

Congrats to Urban Airship, the mobile platform-as-a-service company, on landing former Skype strategy and bizdev czar Christopher Dean as their chief revenue officer.
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Skype?s GroupMe drops mobile voice chat, saying group text enough

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Skype bought two mobile app companies last year: GroupMe for its group SMS service and Qik for its live mobile video streaming and sharing. GroupMe stripped out its voice conferencing as of 1 January 2012, they say for lack of use. Taking them at their word, why weren’t people using their voice chat? [...]
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Cisco kills Umi before Skype shows more TV apps at CES

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

BI reports Cisco’s telepresence unit is ending Umi, a webcam and set-top box for living room video calls. No patience for consumers to learn about it, no chance to iterate and find what works. Why is Cisco giving up on consumer products when the consumerization of corporate IT is at an all time high?
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My 2012 Skype Journal Wishlist

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

15 things I hope Skype does this year. [...]
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