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Call landlines and mobiles from outside US/Canada, with Google Voice

Google Voice making a call

You can currently call landlines and cell phones (mobiles) using Google Voice, from within your GMail account. As long as you reside in the US or in Canada. It appears that Google is about to extend this feature to the rest of the world. The following are screenshots taking this morning which show that the …

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Practical UPnP in Linux

UPnP is a set of protocols that allow the automatic configuration of devices. One of those protocols, the Internet Gateway Device (IGD) protocol, allows software to configure routers for NAT traversal without user-intervention. In other words, with UPnP/IGD, the long and error-prone manual configuration for port-forwarding can be done automatically. When tasks are done automatically, …

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