Archive for October, 2010

Eight Things Seriously Wrong with Skype 5.0. And Skype.

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Has it been a whole year since an angry rant? Despite all of Skype’s glowing press, I’m sure I can scrape something up… UI Not Scriptable. It’s great that Skype offered their idea of the facebook-in-Skype experience. What about the ideas of the world’s millions of developers? Where’s the app platform that [...]
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Diordna Writes About Android Apps!

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

#Diordna Writes About #Android Apps! http://snapvoip.blogspot.com/
With Android Market surpassing the 100,000 apps mark, a lot of people are excited and the blogsphere is awash with information. I think Android Market will give a good run for the iPhone App Store but that will take much more than a bunch of developers and Google it self. [...]

Sex Offenders Locator App In Time For Haloween!

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Sex Offender Locator App In Time For #Halloween! http://snapvoip.blogspot.com/
A consumer background checking company, BeenVerified.com has released a mobile app that locate registered sex offenders in their areas. Perhaps it is a better way to steer your kids away from those bad people or put $1.99 in the pockets of BeenVerified or achieve both. Either way [...]

Android Market In Full Swing, Tops 100,000 Apps And Nears 2,000,000,000 Downloads!

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Android Market In Full Swing, Perhaps Improving App Quality Will Bring Apps Above Clutter http://snapvoip.blogspot.com/
I getting Android news from all ends today. NYT has wrtten and article about how the Android App Market is stepping up to the plate. Looks like the there are about 109364 apps in the Android Market according to Androlib. Also [...]

Perhaps You Too Want To Ride Jolicloud Now!

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Ride The #Jolicloud! http://snapvoip.blogspot.com/
Tariq KRIM (@tariqkrim)  said over a tweet “The Jolicloud universe exposed, what a nice setting on my desk for my Birthday!” and I went to look, I might want one too!, if that is a netbook!
Jolicloud is a OS replacement for Netbooks based on Linux and it is on Jolicloud 1.1, now. [...]

WiFi Alliance Announces Five WiFi Direct Certified Products

Monday, October 25th, 2010

The WiFi Alliance has announced the first five devices to receive its new WiFi Direct certification. Called a “game-changing advance for WiFi technology” by ABI Research analyst Victoria Fodale, WiFi Direct enables two or several devices—such as mobile phones, keyboards, printers, cameras, gaming devices and headphones—to connect, with or without the availability [...]

onsip Finds The Perfect IP Phone, Polycom!

Monday, October 25th, 2010

#onsip Finds The Perfect IP Phone, #Polycom! http://snapvoip.blogspot.com/
Via a bunch of links, I ended up reading a fine article on  how to choose quality IP Phone for your business. Usually I take these recommendations with a little bit of salt but I did continue to read the article, whole of four sections;
How to Choose a [...]

Skype Fring?d Nimbuzz: Another blow to Skype?s developer program

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Skype wants to control the mobile market, without third-parties offering access to the Skype network. So they forced Nimbuzz to shut down their Skype features like they shut down Fring, with lawyers, though with less public acrimony. Skype has the power to do this through artful crafting of their licenses; I explained in detail [...]
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Skype No Go With New MacBook Air!

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Skype No Go With New Mac Book Air! http://snapvoip.blogspot.com/
It seems the new Mac Book Air (2010) is not happy with Skype 2.8 and Skype Developer site has the issues assigned.
Even without that, VoIP Watch is reporting that even though Skype is third party software as far as Apple is concerned, Apple support has spent [...]

Skype Demands Nimbuzz To Remove Support For All Skype!

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Skype Demands Nimbuzz To Shutdown Skupe Communications. http://snapvoip.blogspot.com/
There seem to be a some kind of row between Nimbuzz, the mobile service provider and the Skype, the VoIP behemoth.
Nimbuzz seem to be saying that Skype is shedding all third party connections ahead of the impending IPO but Skype is saying it is not true. The decision [...]