Record a conversation on skype or other VoIP application

Simple enough, you are talking on skype or some other VoIP app and you realize, you need to record this since if you are talking on your iphone, odds are you are not at your desk to take notes in the first place.  Do keep in mind that you have to let the other people… Read More

Line2 VoIP app pulled from the Apple Store? DNS Attack?

UPDATE 2!! It’s gone again!!  I’m guessing the same reason. Hopefully it will be up in a few hours. UPDATE!!! They pulled it from the store because of a DNS attack.  I just went back into the store and its back.  If this is something you can see using, I recommend jumping on it now.… Read More

Fring – VoiP and IM chat on the iPhone

About time. I downloaded this, singed into my skype account and give it a shot.  The sound quality was not all that great, but usable. Fring is NOT a jailbreak app so that means anyone can use it. The app is free in the app store, so I would grab this if you ever use… Read More

The top 10 or 20 apps you need to get for your new ipad 2

End of year holidays are coming and that means one thing. Lots of new iPads. There are even some that have got them early. So now that you have a new ipad, what apps should you put on it? Well, normally I would give a top 10, however, not everyone will use the ipad the… Read More

Yet another scam to watch out for. Skype calls

Yes, I wrote about a phone call scam last week and now there is yet another scam I just came across using VoIP and voice to text.  This time, it calls your skype account with the name “System update information’ or something weak like that. This one has been around for a few months but… Read More

Email and phone scams are getting more sophisticated

Yesterday I got an odd phone call that sounded like a credit card company that was trying to confirm something with me.  I just activated a credit card that day, so I did not think much of it … but a few things did not add up; I was smelling a scam. First the recorded… Read More

Whats new in iPhone 4.0 OS update and whats not

There have been plenty of rumors about the iPhone 4.0 release (and hardware not withstanding) I would say it was about 50/50 on accuracy.  Course the big question, how long till jailbreak??  🙂  Too soon people, too soon. Multi-tasking: The one thing everyone was expecting … and we got, (kinda).  Of everything announce for iPhone… Read More

And on the third day, the iPad is jailbroken

Well, technically it was the second day, but what fun is that given that Sunday was Easter?  So we have a proof of concept break out there using ‘Spirit’ by a hack0r called MuscleNerd. The video shows him getting to root and running a few command, some he placed within the OS himself.  Now this… Read More

Can I use my iPad as a phone?

Sure. All you need is WIFI access.  Basically the non 3G iPad is an iPad on steroids. So if you could get your ipod touch to do a VoIP call, then you can do it on your iPad… And there are plenty of Apps to choose from. Line2 has the most professional options. (My Review… Read More

Google Voice is coming back to the iphone via the browser

Heck, I did not even know this could be done.  I have not tried it since its still in invite Alpha only, but based on what i’ve read on TechCrunch, that seems to be the case. Its called the Black Swan Edition.  Features listed are: Native iPhone look and feel. Syncro of Google Voice™ data.… Read More

Skype has a new iphone, Truphone’s respone? Unlimited plan

Ok, so we all knew Skype’s app was coming out soon. And we ALSO knew that Truphone has something is mind to reply to it. The answer? In my email of course. Here is what I got.. Lets the VoIP wars begin! Get even more value from Truphone with an Unlimited calling plan (find out… Read More

How to make a skype call on the iphone using truphone

I use skype, not as much as in the past, but every now and again.  Now truphone has brought in skype support. I can call skype people, skype’rs can call me and I can do IM.  That’s all I need really. I’ve talked about truphone before (link) and VoiP in general for overseas calls (story… Read More

Instant messaging, google talk and twitter comes to Truphone

Look what I got in the email from the interwebs.. We are writing to you to let you know that in the next 24 hours, your Truphone for the iPhone application will be automatically upgraded with some exciting new features*! These new features are: 1. Instant Messaging (IM) IM will be added, meaning that you… Read More

Top iPhone apps you should have for MacWorld

First off, Happy New Year!  We are approaching the final count down to MacWorld and aside from a few bookmarks (and macworld – thanks @danielbru for reminding me), there are a few apps you may want to make sure you have installed. I’m going to break the list in two; jailbreak and non jailbreak apps. … Read More