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STM Bags has announced the release of its new Dux case for iPad, along with versions for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Described as offering "rugged" protection from drops and general wear and tear, the Dux case consists of a rubberized bracket and polycarbonate exterior. Its clear back allows for customizing the appearance of the device, or letting the back of the iPhone or iPad remain visible. The Dux for iPad (priced at $50) features sizes designed for iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad 2 through 4, iPad mini, as well as mini 2 and 3, and is available in blue, red, and black. Dux for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus (priced at $30) are available in black and red.
Voice over IP (VoIP) services have been around for a very long time. Only recently has the implementation become a bit more robust, allowing for businesses to shift the majority of their telephony to the devices. One of the foremost devices in the field right now is the Ooma Office suite. The hardware promises to revolutionize all office communications for a lower monthly price than traditional telecommunications providers. Can it really do all it claims to? Read our review to find out.
VoIP provider Ooma has detailed a new cordless handset with smartphone elements to enhance its Internet-based voice calling. The Ooma HD2 gets a still-small but improved two-inch color screen and picture caller ID. With it, users see caller's Facebook profile picture, giving a much better ability to gauge if it's a friend or not.
Ooma expanded outside of the US for the first time with a Canadian launch for its phone service. Like its American sibling, it uses VoIP to provide all of the services of a landline, such as caller ID, voicemail, and 911, for free inside of the country. All of the cost is folded into the up-front cost of the Telo phone itself, which it estimates could save a Canadian $200 in the first year if they quit a $40 monthly conventional phone service.
Ooma has introduced a wireless accessory for its Telo home phone system. The Air adapter attaches directly to the back of the Telo box, enabling connection to a home network via Wi-Fi rather than requiring users to route an Ethernet cable. The wireless option is claimed to support the same level of quality as a direct connection.
Ooma Mobile on Wednesday introduced a new calling plan that gives subscribers 1,000 minutes of talk time for less than $5 per month. This plan is available only to those who downloaded the Ooma Mobile app for the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch that lets them call friends in the US and internationally. The calls are routed over the Internet, using the device's Wi-Fi or 3G connection, saving them from using plan minutes.
VoIP phone service provider Ooma, Inc. on Tuesday said it has introduced new international calling bundles. Customers can pick from three plans, including one that includes 1,000 minutes of calls to 70 countries for $10 per month. It serves as an extension of the company's existing 70-country, 500-minute, $5 per month plan, though this continues to be only available to Premier subscribers.
Ooma broke away from its tie-in to its own hardware on Tuesday through an iOS app, Ooma Mobile ($10, App Store). The app uses an existing Ooma account to make VoIP calls from an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch to real-world numbers, even over traditionally off-limits 3G. Although it doesn't use Ooma phones like the Telo, it still has the company's own voice compression technique and may help with 3G use by cutting down on bandwidth use.
Ooma's latest is its Bluetooth Adapter that lets Ooma Telo Premier subscribers make their cellphone calls using VOIP. Once set up ith a Bluetooth-capable phone, incoming calls can be answered by Ooma Telo handsets when users are in their homes. The connected cellphone can simply sit and recharge, and users won't take on airtime charges.
Ooma has announced that its Telo VoIP device is set to get several additional features. The company's Pure Voice technology is claimed to maintain landline-quality audio even with consistent packet loss of up to 50 percent. The system complements built-in QoS methods and reduces bandwidth requirements, helping the Telo work effectively when using Internet connections heavily used by other services such as streaming video, gaming, or downloads.