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Jasper Transducer Cell Speaks Your Language

Jasper Transducer Cell Speaks Your Language

Have a look at what amounts to a really odd concept and a surprisingly radical new look at how a mobile phone aught to be shaped. The official name that the designer of this product has chosen is "Transducer Mobile Phone Concept" - true to conceptual industrial design form, of course. As the designer's name is Jasper Hou and he's added his name as a brand on the device, we're going to go ahead and keep calling it the Jasper Transducer.

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Sprint adding Google Voice Integration to all devices [Video]

Sprint adding Google Voice Integration to all devices [Video]

The Integrated Google Voice functionality announced alongside the Sprint Nexus S 4G will be available to all Sprint CDMA handsets, regardless of whether or not they run Android. The carrier has signed a deal with Google that will see them offer subscribers the opportunity to use their Sprint number with Google Voice, no porting required, as well as using Google's voicemail transcription service.

Video demo after the cut

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Google Nexus S 4G hits Sprint this spring

Google Nexus S 4G hits Sprint this spring

The Sprint Nexus S 4G has been made official this morning, the first Android 2.3 Gingerbread smartphone with 4G WiMAX support, and the first to bring the new Integrated Google Voice Experience to Sprint Android devices. The same Nexus S handset as we've seen from Google before, only with the added benefit of WiMAX connectivity, the Nexus S 4G will allow existing Sprint subscribers to use their current number as their Google Voice number, without having to pay to port it over.

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Sprint tease Nexus S 4G with WiMAX and “fully integrated” Google Voice

Sprint tease Nexus S 4G with WiMAX and “fully integrated” Google Voice

The WiMAX version of the Google Nexus S has been confirmed, with a mention briefly spotted on Sprint's site. Caught by an Engadget tipster (and then promptly yanked by the carrier) the Nexus S 4G will apparently be "the first smartphone with fully integrated Google Voice." That means "the same number for all your calls and get cool features like voicemail transcription, web calling and more."

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gHome uses Google Voice for home phone service

gHome uses Google Voice for home phone service

Here is yet another reason to rid yourself of that antiquated home phone. gHome is offering a new service that will turn your Google Voice account into a home phone. But can't you already use Google Voice on your home phone? Yes, but you need an actual phone line to do it. This service lets you set up the service using only a high speed internet connection and a VoIP adapter. Yes, you can do that with Vonage, too. But this is cheaper. Find out more after the cut.

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Google carrier ambitions the “nuclear option” says analyst

Google carrier ambitions the “nuclear option” says analyst

Google's potential carrier ambitions are again being raked over, with suggestions that underwhelming net neutrality rulings, the failure of the Nexus One sales experiment to marginalize carrier control, and growing use of Google Voice are all signs that the search giant might cut out the middle man and run its own network. CNN Money reckons that Google's intentions are most clearly telegraphed in a September 2010 SEC filing by the company, in which they voice concerns that net neutrality regulations could allow carriers to "degrade, disrupt, or increase the cost of user access" to Google products and services.

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When will Skype be Back Online Today?

When will Skype be Back Online Today?

So, all of you folks out there who use Skype on a daily basis, all the time for chatting and video chatting and calling and all that good stuff, you probably already know that Skype is suffering from a global service outage today. This outage started earlier today, and starting at 3:30 PM ET, the service was on its way back up, the return to full normalcy possibly several hours from now. Skype noted that service was already on its way back to full, but that indeed, several hours would be in play before the entire system was back online.

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