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Google makes Gmail calling official

August 25th, 2010

Well that didn’t take long. This morning we told you about a rumor that Google was working on a feature that would allow Gmail users to call residential and mobile phones right from within the web-based email client. Now, five hours later, that feature has become official. As Google explains: Starting today, you can call any phone …

Verizon Wireless, RIM data issues/outage in Midwest?

August 24th, 2010

One of our Verizon Wireless sources has just forwarded us an internal email detailing some data issues in the Midwest. According to the email, the issue affects only data, not voice, and is currently happening in over 3 states. Additionally, it looks like there is an issue with “RIM’s Switch” that is playing with the …

Vonage to offer Facebook users free VoIP calls via 'Vonage Mobile' app

August 4th, 2010

Today, Vonage announced the Vonage Mobile application for Facebook. The new app will allow users to, “make free mobile calls to all of their Facebook friends who [also] have the app [installed], anywhere in the world, directly from their friends list, with a single touch.” The application is currently available for the Android and iPhone …

Verizon will let you call Haiti for free

January 20th, 2010

In addition to T-Mobile also waiving long distance charges to call Haiti from the U.S., we’ve been told Verizon is actually going back and crediting customers who have called Haiti since last Tuesday. Nice one, VZW.

Boost Mobile slashes price on 'UNLTD by Boost' plan, now $50

July 14th, 2009

Good news for Boost Mobile customers as the carrier has just matched its $50 unlimited iDEN plan pricing for CDMA customers. Starting today, customers on an UNLTD $50 Unlimited Talk, $60 Unlimited Talk & Text or $70 Unlimited Talk, Text & Web plans will automatically be switched to the new $50 per month plan which …

Verizon Wireless rebrands IN Calling, now includes Alltel numbers

January 17th, 2009

Verizon Wireless is moving right along with its integration of Alltel. As of yesterday, January 16th, Verizon Wireless customers can now call and text message certain Alltel customers for free as part of Verizon’s IN Calling and IN Messaging. To find out if the Alltel number is supported, Verizon customers can go to Verizon’s new …

MyGlobalTalk $50,000 giveaway!

June 26th, 2008

MyGlobalTalk hit us up to let us know about their new VoIP application for BlackBerrys. Since they are just getting started and really want feedback from the community, we’re exclusively giving away 1000 free accounts, each with $50 of international talk time on them! We doubt they will last long, but it’s open to any …