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The Belkin Wi-Fi Phone for Skype (F1PP000GN-SK) doesn’t require a PC and will work anywhere in the world where you have secured or open access to a WiFi network. Any home, office, cafe, or municipal wireless access point that does not require browser-based authentication will do.

The phone is pre-loaded with Skype software and featuring the same Skype interface, the Belkin Wi-Fi Phone is ready to use with any wireless network. To make a call, simply use the intuitive on-screen color menu to locate your contact and view their online availability-exactly like you use Skype today.

– Skype Certified to work just like your existing Skype account
– Connect to any secured or open access WiFi network that does not require browser-based authentication
– Exceptional Voice Quality
– WEP, WPA and WPA2 with PSK support

The price of the Belkin Wi-Fi Phone for Skype is $189.99.

More information about Belkin Wi-Fi Phone for Skype (F1PP000GN-SK)
You can pre-order the Belkin Wi-Fi Phone for Skype here (shipping in August)


The Edge-Core Wi-Fi Phone with Skype software preloaded, WM4201 is the perfect IP communication solution for users that are looking for a mobile and easy-to-use IP communication device. The WM4201 is designed with all the Skype call features, IEEE802.11b/g wireless interface, and candy bar shaped design to help users to save communication cost and move at the same time. Unlike most other VoIP protocols, Skype also routes calls through other Skype peers on the network, which allows it to traverse Network Address Tranlation (NAT) and Firewalls. This feature makes the user easy to use the WM4201 in different environments without concerning the NAT and other firewall settings.


Hardware features
Display: 1.8???‚?? CSTN LCD, 65K color, Resolution 128 x 160, Backlit LED
Keys: 2 soft keys, Up/down volume control, Send and end/power key, 0~9 *# numeric keys with a~z alphabets, 5-directional navigation key
Physical connectors: Mini USB connector, Earphone jack, Metal Contact for Cradle Charger
Talk/Standby time: 4,5/30 hours

Software Features
Network Features: DHCP client
Signaling Protocol: Skype
Skype Features: Skype to Skype Calls, SkypeIn, SkypeOut, Skype Voicemail, Skype Contact List, Skype Presence, Search Skype Directory, Call Waiting, Conference Call (Guest Only), Call History, User Profiles
Voice Codec Features: ITU G.729AB
Wireless Features: 802.11b/g, Site survey, WMM (802.11e), WEP 64/128-bit, WPA/PSK, WPA2/PSK

The price of the Edge-core WM4201 Wi-Fi Phone is about 250$.

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The keyboard from the Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop 1000 set is labeled as spill resistant, so I decided to test that by pouring a cup of water on it… I just couldn’t resist not to try that “feature”. After all it is not like you can’t accidentally spill your cup of coffee or coke on the keyboard… 😉

– Microsoft Optical Technology: Use on nearly any surface
Navigate with better speed, accuracy and reliability’the optical sensor tracks movement on nearly any surface without the hassle of clogged mouse parts.
– Wireless Freedom: Free yourself from cable clutter. Give yourself room to move – wireless mouse and keyboard products let you work without worrying about tangled wires.
– Longer Battery Life: Get more done without disruption. Work with less interruption with longer battery life.
– Multimedia Center: Enjoy fast access to your media. With the touch of a button you can easily access your favorite music, video clips, and media programs.
– Additional Features: Spill-Resistant Design, E-mail and Internet Hot Keys, My Computer and Calculator Hot Keys, Enhanced F-Key Functionality.

Watch what happens when I pour a cup of water on the keyboard…

The price of the Desktop 1000 keyboard/mouse kit is $29.99.

To get a Microsoft Wireless Optical Desktop 1000 kit…