Category Archives: mobile voice
It’s Female Friday once again on GoMo News! This is the fifth installment in our series of interviews with the leading ladies of the mobile industry. Today we’ve got Claudia Poepperl, CEO of addafix – an award winning mobile content company that ads relevant, non-intrusive content around your phone calls.
Ooma is a home phone technology that offers free voice calls in the US, and up to 90% off international calls. It has been around since 2004, as an actual device you plugged in at your home. But today Ooma has announced that the exact same services will be available as an application on your iPhone. Continue reading
Review: The latest salvo in the rural Indian battlefield between handset makers and service providers to own the customer
VAS provider IMImobile has teamed up with Airtel to introduce Cell Shakti (shakti roughly means “power”), a service that caters to the needs of rural Indians who have long suffered from poor access to infrastructure, education and information.
Review: Another day, another new Indian mobile operator. But this one has a novel idea Continue reading
Review: Odd to a Westerner, but proof that India will be a global leader in voice-based VAS
It seems to be Bizarro world over at Verizon headquarters. As the leading VoIP service in the world, Skype has been getting operators backs up all over the world. The voice service has had to fight its way onto most platforms – and has often only been allowed in on the understanding that it can only work over Wi-Fi networks. So the question is why has Verizon gone in completely the opposite direction, allowing 3G calls but banning Wi-Fi? Continue reading
One of the features I’m happiest with on my N1 is the voice translation. On occasion, when I’m too lazy to use my thumbs, I will just speak an SMS into my phone and away it goes. But being a nativeGoogle feature, it’s limited to Android devices. Vlingo provides the same service (and more) for BlackBerry smartphones, Nokia S60 phones, the iPhone and certain WinMo devices. And the iPhone app has gotten a major useability boost today. Continue reading
Orange today reinforced its commitment to enable more customers to get access to mobile multimedia
services with the launch of a daily data roaming tariff across the European Union (EU). The €2 for 2MB daily data bundle is designed to offer Orange customers peace of mind when accessing mobile data services anywhere in the EU. Continue reading
Just the other night, as a friend of mine watched YouTube videos over his Wii on his plasma-screen TV, he turned to me and said “sometimes I feel like I’m living in the future.” And I know what he means. Reports have surfaced that Google is working on voice-to-voice translation software, that would take what you say in your language and translate it into another. Continue reading