Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Linksys reveals Yahoo! Messenger VoIP phone

updated 09:20 am EST, Thu November 9, 2006

Linksys Yahoo VoIP Phone

Network technology maker Linksys has just released the CIT310 dual-mode Yahoo! and conventional voice phone. The cordless handset is designed to integrate tightly with Yahoo! Messenger's voice services, letting users send and receive calls to both members of their Yahoo! contact list as well as real-world phone numbers. Integration with Yahoo's Internet search engine is also a key aspect of the phone, Linksys adds. By associating the CIT310 with a particular ZIP code, owners can search for and place calls to local businesses through Yahoo! Local Search. A toggle button is present to instantly switch the phone between its Yahoo! role and traditional phone line access. Linksys estimates 10 hours of talk time when the phone is away from its USB base station. The CIT310 ships from Amazon today for $100. A full-size photo is available after the jump.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Adesso Xtream S3B Bluetooth speaker

Finding a speaker purpose-built for a specific need is challenging. Even when a Bluetooth speaker can be paired with a mobile device, ...

JBL Synchros E40BT headphones

For all the different configurations of headphones on the market, it's always a tough choice for buyers to get something that is just ...

Razer Taipan mouse

The list of gaming devices is growing larger with each passing day. A large number of companies have entered the gaming input arena, a ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News