Asus AiGuru S1 Wireless Skype Phone

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.


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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