In 1971, a 16-year-old Steve Jobs read an article about Phone Freaks in Esquire. The renegade group was building devices that could crack phone networks and make free calls. (Back in 1971, a free long-distance call was a big deal.) Apple’s co-founder Steve Wozniak showed the article to Jobs and it inspired a search for a mysterious hacker named Captain Crunch (who turned out to be an ex Air Force technician named John Draper).
Phone and voice based communication devices have come a long way, and thanks to VoIP one can make telephone calls with an Internet connection at a fraction of the cost of a regular telephone call. The OBi device has been announced a... Read Post
Talkster, the communications provider to online communities, has released Talkster Phone Party for Facebook. The application allows Facebook users to make long distance, international, and group conference calls for free via their F... Read Post