Apple Opens iPhone to iCall 3G VoIP

Finally acknowledging the inevitable, Apple (AAPL) in its latest SDK for the iPhone, and the brand new iPad, has lowered the drawbridge to VoIP applications running over 3G networks. Putting wireless-broadband voice service on the world’s most admired and emulated handset, the move is a major step toward free or low-cost calling over open networks. For […]

AT&T Beefs Up 3G Network with Billions in Upgrades

AT&T Inc. is planning to invest billions in upgrading its wireless network this year. It’s an effort to keep up with the iPhone-related mobile data traffic explosion, which has resulted in dropped calls and painfully slow throughput in some congested markets. It’s a problem likely to be exacerbated by the addition of the iPad and […]

fring Launches iPhone Video Calling

fring has launched mobile video calling for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The application runs over a Wi-Fi connection and makes use of the video capabilities in the latest versions of the devices. It’s available to users with iPhone OS 3.0 (for now, only incoming video-streaming is available, due to the location of the camera). […]

fring Mashes Up Users Social Circles

fring has announced the launch of a new version of its social community and communication service that combines each contact’s separate online social communities into one profile on the users’ mobile phone. fring enables users to talk and chat with their Internet instant-message buddies on Skype, GTalk, etc., and experience their favorite online communities like […]

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