It was only a matter of time before a major operator abandoned its territorial notions about mobile voice and adopted a true ‘softphone’ service, and that operator appears to be Rogers Communications. It’s severing the bond between the mobile phone number and the mobile phone.
Here in the U.S., we’re lagging behind nations where HD Voice has been implemented. Thanks to Bria for Android, and its support for wideband audio codecs, I’m now starting to get a taste of this higher voice quality and recorded a demo for you to hear.
The TimeCommand will turn your iPod, iPhone or iPad into a Chumby-like device, and charge it at the same time. By itself, it’s an alarm clock. Plug in an iDevice, and it can wake you to music or Internet radio, or turn on a lamp.