The Nanu app plays sponsored ads before a call, letting users make free calls to other app users, as well as landlines and mobiles not using the app.
The World Wide Web is a smashing technological success. But the man who invented it wants it to break down more cultural barriers, thwart government snooping, and let the Web run applications not just house documents.
Though the Plantronics Calisto Pro Series is easy to use and has excellent sound quality, we ultimately wanted more cell phone and VoIP integration.
New CPUs and a better-than-HD screen make this a 2.8-pound ultrabook a top crossover contender.
Skype for Windows Phone is a simple and stable app for free video calls and messaging, but poor video quality will disappoint power users.
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Designed to pair with Google Voice but compatible with other VoIP providers, this little gizmo promises free (or at least dirt-cheap) phone service for life.
It's refurbished, but at least you don't have to deal with any rebates. And except for taxes and fees, phone service is free for life.
The same startup looking to disrupt the broadband industry with free Internet unveils a mobile offering that has no monthly charges, costs or carriers.
Android users -- at least those in Canada -- can now try out actual voice calls through Facebook thanks to an update to the Messenger app.
commentary The remaining wireline carriers want to speed up the transition to native IP networks, an investment that has the added bonus of ending the digital divide once and for all. So why won't the FCC let them do it?