Remains: Page Speed Service, Chrome 13, Gmail Phone, Mute Tab, Skype for iPad, Nokia new naming

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There are a couple of updates from Google this week: Page Speed Service, Google Chrome version 13, Gmail phone call. Also, A new extension MuteTab solved an annoying problem: tabs making sound. By the way, Skype for iPad is now available for free download. Nokia changed the way they named the phones.

Check out the stories after the break.

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6 Popular VOIP Software for Linux that You Might Not Know

This is a guest post by Mr. Zach Ripples. If you would like to contribute too, please contact me.

True phone

Since its arrival in the market, VoIP has undergone a lot of developments. Now it is being used in many large corporations as the only calling service. Here I would like to discuss the most popular VoIP apps for Linux.

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Let’s Fring up your life!

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Fring is about bringing freedom to mobile communication. It provide us the benefits of the internet combined with the user-culture of mobile telephony.

What is Fring?

After the introduction, do you really know what fring is? Yes! It’s simply a free mobile VoIP application that enables free mobile internet calls and live chat (IM) to other ‘fringsters’ and PC-based services. These including Skype, Google Talk, ICQ, MSN Messenger and Twitter, using free Wi-Fi or your 3G or GPRS instead of expensive mobile airtime charges.

So, what does it means? It means we could IM (instant message) with friends from Skype, Google Talk, ICQ, MSN, and Twitter even we are on the bus with this single application – Fring !

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Free SkypeOut Calls (US and Canada)

free skypeout callsGood news for US and Canada residents! You can now make free calls to all landlines and mobile phones!

If you’re in the US or Canada, you can use SkypeOut to call any landline or mobile number in both the USA and Canada for free.

If you’re in the US or Canada and calling any other country, OR if you’re in any other country and calling landline or mobile numbers in the US or Canada, the standard SkypeOut rates apply.

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The offer is valid until the end of 2006.

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My two cents

Cool! It’s an attractive promotion! Skype wants to replace traditional phone services?

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Skype VOIP Wireless Phone for Mother’s Day

Skype has achieves 100 Million users. My mother is also one of the recent new user of Skype. My mother is a Taiwanese, she uses Skype to chat online with her sister(my auntie) in Taiwan. But, my mother, a non-computer user, does not feel comfortable to talk in front a computer.

Therefore, I plan to get a Skype VOIP wireless phone for mom at coming Mother’s Day.

Why wireless?

There are already many USB VOIP phones for Skype but, with the USB phone, you are required to sit nearby your computer because of the wire length limitation.

With wireless Skype phone, you can talk to your Skype pals anywhere in the house, such as on the sofa, in the toilet, and so on. It is an ideal gadget for my mom who prefer to talk privately. :)

Linksys Cordless Internet Telephony Kit for Skype (CIT200)

Linksys Cordless Internet Telephony Kit is a wireless VOIP phone with a USB base station that connect to your PC. You don’t need to sit in front of your computer to talk to your Skype friends.

Once you plug the USB base station to PC, the handset can read and display your skype contact list with build-in illuminated display. The distance range is 300 meters for outdoor and 50 meters for indoor.

Price: Get discount price at

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