Perhaps, it’s fitting that the Nokia Lumina is being praised for its look and feel, price and process, but still has problems making a good quality voice call.
I see the same problem with Apple’s iPhone. Do me a favor and watch how many people take their IPhone out of the case to talk on it. Anecdotally, I watch my wife lose and transfer calls with unintended touches between her ear and the case.
But this is an open letter to Steve Ballmer about that thing he has called Skype. Verizon made a great deal with Skype before the acquisition where Skype for Mobile completed all the international calls, which normally were blocked. It was a revenue share model and worthwhile for both the carrier and Skype.
Skype’s Patrick Falstrom also built that neat little tool that stayed resident on my laptop and allowed me to make Skype calls to any number that appeared on my screen... Read More