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More details on AT&T’s Any mobile calling plan emerge

February 9th, 2011

AT&T will be launching its Unlimited Messaging with Mobile to Any Mobile plan tomorrow. Just ahead of the launch, BGR has acquired an internal AT&T memo that details exactly what customers will have to do to qualify for said plans. Spoiler alert: not much. Surprisingly, there isn’t any fine print with AT&T’s latest offering. Customers with individual, …

Skype 3.0 brings video calling over 3G, Wi-Fi to iOS devices

December 30th, 2010

Today, VoIP chat and calling provider Skype announced a new version of its iOS client simply titled Skype 3.0. The new code brings several, small improvements and, most notably, adds the ability to make and receive video-calls from your supported iOS device over both 3G and Wi-Fi networks. As the press release reads: Skype video calling is …

Google extends free calling in Gmail through 2011

December 20th, 2010

Google announced Monday the extension of a free calling initiative for U.S.-based Gmail users that was set to expire this month. “In the spirit of holiday giving and to help people keep in touch in the new year,” Google has extended free calling in the U.S. and Canada through the end of 2011. The promotion applies …

T-Mobile to announce new, low-cost international talk and text plan

November 30th, 2010

According to a memo acquired by TmoNews, U.S. wireless carrier T-Mobile is set to introduce a new, low-cost, international text and calling plan in time for the holidays. The new offering will allow users to send unlimited text messages to cell phones in over 220 countries and call land-line phones in 56 countries without incurring long-distance charges — …

T-Mobile myTouch 4G review

November 23rd, 2010

Here it is ladies and gentlemen, the heir apparent to the myTouch 3G throne and T-Mobile’s second HSPA+ handset, the myTouch 4G. The new device, which is manufactured by HTC, has all the trimmings of a flagship device: 1GHz processor, front and rear facing cameras, vivid touchscreen display, and, depending on whom you ask, a …

Motorola DROID Pro Review

November 22nd, 2010

Motorola is up to bat with their most competitive corporate device in years — they’re aiming squarely at the fine boys and girls at RIM — and coupled with the latest Android OS and the nation’s largest voice and data network, they mean business. Does that mean they have come up with the best business-focused handset on …

Google Voice for iPhone hands-on!

November 16th, 2010

Apple finally approved (or accepted) Google’s official Google Voice app for the iPhone just minutes ago, and while 3rd party versions of the software were allowed back in a couple months ago, sometimes there isn’t anything like the official version. We messed around with the app and here are some of our initial thoughts: We …

No Skype over 3G for Verizon Wireless Samsung Galaxy Tab

November 2nd, 2010

PCMag.com is reporting that Verizon Wireless’ Samsung Galaxy Tab will be able to utilize Skype voice-calling, but the service will “only work over Wi-Fi.” The report cites Skype as the first-hand source of the information. Currently, Verizon’s Android smartphones are pre-loaded with a special version of the VoIP calling and chat client that allows users …

T-Mobile releases statement about G2, Wi-Fi Calling, and tethering

October 13th, 2010

Yesterday, news broke that T-Mobile would be releasing an update to their G2 handset; bringing Wi-Fi Calling and mobile hotspot creation to the Android 2.2 device. Today, T-Mobile has released a statement that doesn’t exactly refute the rollout of said update, but it certainly doesn’t make us confident that it will be hitting the G-Deuce …