Description: TapiRex caller id software shows a contact for an incoming phone-call with image, name and company. Microsoft Outlook is supported as source for the addresses as well as any other ODBC-database (like Access, mySQL, SQL-Server, ...). The program can even show incoming calls on any telephone plugged to any computer in your network (client-server mode). Any developer can extend the program with its open architecture. An SDK is available from the website. Many free plugins are available (like Speech output of caller, run any application on a call, notification and call history in Microsoft Media Center, ...).
Skype's Callers Can Now Dial Phones Skype is taking another swipe at traditional telecoms. The company that lets users make computer-to-computer calls for free is launching a service that makes computer-to-phone calls for less than 2 cents a minute in some areas.
Telephone Company to Block Incoming Cell Calls What if you called your home today from your cell phone but it did not ring? Instead, you hear an automated voice saying that your call is blocked? Well, this could very well happen if small phone companies have anything to do with it. According to the AP