Cross-platform 3G video calls on iPhone 4, Nokia and Android from Fring
iPhone 4's FaceTime app, allowing users to make video calls among one another may sound nifty, but it's got a few glaring limitations that make it not quite as useful as it could/should be. First of all, it's limited…
Legitimate version of fring comes to iPhone and iPod Touch
fring, the VoIP and instant messaging aggregator software, has now received approval from Apple and is available to download from the App Store for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
A previous beta version, which required a jailbroken iPhone to work, proved extremely popular. Now anyone can get hold of the app that allows them to instant message their contacts on Skype, MSN, Google Talk, ICQ, Twitter, Yahoo! and AIM, as well as make cheap calls via a Wi-Fi connection.
Finally, it’s possible to keep in contact with everyone when away from the desktop environment, and all from the single application…
Fring's free phones for Olympic Beijing bloggers – air fare not included
If you’ve already booked your trip to Beijing this summer or you’re really desperate for a free phone then, mobile VoiP service Fring is offering you your very own 3.5G handset with GPS, camera, local SIM card and an unlimited data plan in return for micro-blogging the Olympics…
Fring launches VoIP widget for social networks and blogs
VoIP firm Fring has continued its expansion with the launch of fringME (there’s an exclamation mark on the end of that too, but if I ain’t doing it for Yahoo, I ain’t doing it for Fring either – they should be pleased they get the capitals on the end frankly).
Fring expands its mobile VoIP service to Windows Mobile smartphones
The mobile operators don’t like it, but more and more companies are putting Voice over IP services on mobile phones. Fring has been doing it for a while, but the company has just announced that its application now works on all Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6.0 devices. That’s about 300 smartphones and Pocket PCs, folks.
fring launches mobile VoIP client for The Cloud users
From today, mobile users who can access The Cloud’s Wi-Fi hotspots will be able to make free mobile VoIP calls to a variety of messenger networks and fring users, thanks to a customised version of the fring mobile VoIP client.
This joint service, announced today by fring and The Cloud, lets users call and chat for free to users of fring, Skype, Google Talk, Windows Live Messenger, and SIP contacts, via The Cloud’s Wi-Fi network, as well as other Wi-Fi, 3G, and GPRS networks.