Stories by Michael B. Hommer

VOIP enhancements make softphones a possibility

With <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/voip.html">VoIP</a> networks making headway in terms of performance and reliability, the idea of a softphone -- an <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/topics/applications.html">application</a> loaded onto a computing device that establishes a voice path to another party -- replacing the desk phone is more plausible now than when we first tested these wares five years ago.

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