Alexander van Oogen

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Facebook Messenger calls look like regular calls on iOS 10

It won't be long before mobile networks become just another dumb pipe through which services are handed down from internet companies. Don't believe us? Then receive a call via the updated Facebook Messenger on iOS 10 and notice that they behave exactly the same as one made over the cellular …

Meucci solves the problem of expensive international phone calls for good

3,331. That’s how many miles there are between me and my fiancee, who lives on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. Like millions of other couples around the world, we’re in a long distance relationship. This has its own costs. We see each other every three months on average, each time spending …

Open-source Wire messenger gets encrypted screen-sharing

Chat app Wire has been rapidly adding feature as of late as it looks to gain some traction against the myriad of competitors out there. The latest trick in its arsenal is screen sharing.<p>Now you can click on the new screen-sharing button to, well, share your screen during a call (if you’re on a …

Ring - A free, open source and secure alternative to Skype messenger

In this fast paced modern world, almost all of us are using smartphones and computers to connect with our Family, Friends, and Colleagues from …

A modern-day Renaissance: APIs fuel a cultural shift in businesses

Since 2000, 52 percent of the Fortune 500 have gone bankrupt, merged, been acquired or fallen off the list for not keeping up with the ever-changing technology landscape.<p>As software proliferates every corner of a business, IT is being crushed by project demands from business users who require …

Innovation

The 3 Skype Alternatives You Have Been Waiting For

With over 660 million users throughout the world as of 2010, Skype is no doubt the most popular freemium online service for video and voice calling services. It has broken records with an estimated 34 million users online concurrently as of 2012, and has since only gotten bigger and better. Given …