Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Thomson Ships Wireless Handset for Skype

Thomson will begin shipping its GE DECT 6.0 (Digital Enhanced Cordless Technology) Wireless Handset, Thomson's first product with integrated Skype capabilities.

The Skype Certified DECT Wireless Handset for Skype, which will be available this fall at a suggested retail price of $149, offers a color LCD screen for viewing colorful Skype messaging as well as regular caller IDs. The handset comes with a 100 name capacity address book, including separate call logs for traditional and Internet contacts. Melody ring tones permit sonic identification of favorite incoming callers such as friends and relatives.


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