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Orb Networks, a free service that place shifts your TV, is getting jiggy with Skype. Orb users can now download and install a plug-in, which will allow Skype users to retrieve their Skype voice mails from their home computers. Orb will soon have alerts enabled so […]

Orb Networks, a free service that place shifts your TV, is getting jiggy with Skype. Orb users can now download and install a plug-in, which will allow Skype users to retrieve their Skype voice mails from their home computers. Orb will soon have alerts enabled so that when you get a Skype voicemail, Orb can send you an SMS. The add-on is called Orb-powered V4S. Memo to self – must get a PC to test this service out.

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  1. Om Malik’s Broadband Blog » Orb, looks for new orbit Tuesday, September 6, 2005

    [...] Orb Networks, one of the early pioneers is seeking a new orbit. Orb was one of the original three place shifting companies I wrote about in my Business 2.0 story. Sling Media and Avvenu are two other start-ups in this space. After having crafted a “swiss army knife” of place shifting services – watch TV anywhere via a browser, or listen to Skype voice mails away from your desk – the company is now trying to focus its offerings more sharply – starting with remote Skype VMail and another service that lets you watch your TiVo content anywhere. [...]

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