Posts Tagged ‘VoIP’

Skype 5.8 for Windows Released

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

My wife will be interested in this; she uses Skype to save on long distance calls to her family in Japan …

Microsoft today has released an update for the popular voice over IP, messaging and video calling software Skype. Skype 5.8 for Windows is currently only available on the Skype homepage and not via the program’s update checker. Existing Skype users who click on Help > Check for Updates are receiving notifications that they are running the latest version. It is likely that the updater is going to pick up the new version later today.


Telify – Convert Phone Numbers into Links for Use with Skype

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Here’s an interesting extension for those who are too busy to key in phone numbers …

Telify, an extension for the Thunderbird email client and Mozilla Firefox web browser, turns phone numbers in emails and on web pages into clickable links that open supported voice applications to make calls more comfortably.


Is Your Network Ready for VoIP?

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

If you’re thinking of adding VoIP capabilities to your network, this article provides a pretty good list of things to consider …

We may tolerate a web page loading slowly, but get irritated when the quality of an Internet telephony conversation is less than pristine. With that in mind, I would like to share a “network admin” experience with you.