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  • Dan Borislow, magicJack Inventor, Dies at 52

    07/22/2014 4:42:43 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 22, 2014
    Dan Borislow, the inventor of magicJack and a pioneer in developing phone calls over the Internet, died Monday, officials at the company he founded said. He was 52. A spokeswoman for MagicJack Vocaltec Ltd., said he died of a heart attack. In a statement, MagicJack CEO Gerald Vento praised Borislow as a visionary.
  • Using a PC to make phone calls...

    08/13/2013 12:03:08 PM PDT · by topher · 102 replies
    August 13, 2013 | Vanity
    There are various things out there. But I could not find something to set this up. VoIP (Voice over IP) has been around for a long time. I would not mind just using headphones and a microphone to make the phone call. There is a website that will give you a Washington state telephone number. But I am not sure how you set up the VoIP part. I tried to see if there were any other threads on this. I guess using SKYPE is one way to do this, but not to call someone else who has a real...
  • Anyone tried the new Magic Jack Plus?

    11/10/2011 6:06:58 AM PST · by WackySam · 38 replies
    I've heard good things about the standard version of Magic Jack but never tried it myself due to the fact that it had to be connected to a PC running 24/7. Now that the new "plus" version can be used as a stand-alone unit I'm thinking of giving it a try. Love to hear your opinion if you've used it.
  • Is MagicJack highjacking your calls with confusing 305-848-8288 recording?

    11/18/2010 11:50:12 AM PST · by jackspyder · 3 replies · 1+ views ^ | Nov. 16, 2010 | Réne Girard
    Have you recently tried calling someone outside of your local area code only to receive a confusing message about your long distance call not being a local call so you need to contact your carrier or call 305-848-8288? If so, the person or business you are trying to reach is using magicJack. And you are not alone in your woes... Starting Friday November 12th, problems began to occur when long distance callers received this unexpected recording: "Please listen to this entire message. Your phone carrier has routed this call improperly. This call is being identified as a local call, and...
  • MagicJack's next act: disappearing cell phone fees

    01/08/2010 5:07:41 PM PST · by ak267 · 18 replies · 1,036+ views
    YahooTech ^ | 1/8/2010 | ak267
    LAS VEGAS - The company behind the magicJack, the cheap Internet phone gadget that's been heavily promoted on TV, has made a new version of the device that allows free calls from cell phones in the home, in a fashion that's sure to draw protest from cellular carriers. The new magicJack uses, without permission, radio frequencies for which cellular carriers have paid billions of dollars for exclusive licenses.
  • magicJack Inventor Plans Linux Support, Improved Customer Service, and More

    07/20/2008 5:05:07 AM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 20 replies · 978+ views
    Laptop Magazine ^ | April 28th | Jeff Wilson
    Mac OS X support has been added to magicJack. Could Linux compatibility be coming down the pipe? DB: Yes, and because the of the similarities between the Mac and Linux OSes, we should be able to support Linux fairly soon.