Asus is trying to take advantage of Skype's popularity with the AiGuru S1, a handset that's compatible with the VoIP service using 802.11b/g Wi-Fi. Once the AiGuru is plugged into a PC, it's able to tap into Skype, be it checking your contacts or making a call to the pizza guy. Unlike other Skype phones that have been released, this one really isn't a "set it and forget it" device in that you can't just connect to any Wi-Fi network and start yapping. Nope, customized software is needed, and a little dongle connected to the USB port of your PC is what provides the wireless signal that the phone connects to.

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Because of the way the phone works, Asus was able to have it stream music from Windows Media Player, which perhaps isn't the most useful of features, but it's a nice addition nonetheless.

Expect to pay around $130 for the AiGuru.

Asus AiGuru S1 - Wireless Skype and Music [TrustedReviews]

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