Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Linksys Cordless Phone Integrated Yahoo Calling

Linksys introduced a dual-mode cordless phone for Yahoo! Messenger with Voice. The phone offers the flexibility to make and take low-cost VoIP calls using Yahoo! Messenger with Voice as well as place and receive phone calls using their traditional landline/PSTN connection.

People subscribing to Yahoo! Phone Out can use the cordless phone to make an Internet-based call to any traditional or mobile phone at low rates.

Other features include:

  • Yahoo! Messenger Contact List display and search

  • Caller ID for both VoIP and PSTN calls

  • Yahoo! Messenger Status Message

  • Weather search (get 2 days of weather info on the display, based on the zip code entered in the phone)

  • Single base station supports up to six additional DECT based phones for PSTN calls

  • The estimated street price is $99.

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