January 4, 2007 at 2:12 pm #26009
- Always on connected to Google Talk.
- Complete VOIP product.
- Supports Low Bandwidth Codec (works on GPRS/EDGE/1xRTT/EVDO/BLUETOOTH/WIFI)
- Streamlined UI. Optimized for one-handed operation.
- Home Screen (customizable, allows you to add to your existing home screen).
- Low CPU usage with VOIP
Using OctroTalk you can talk to your Google Talk buddies using VOIP directly to your phone.January 5, 2007 at 3:49 am #156472SpikeMember
Seems like a great program but when I type in my information, it says “Connected to the Internet”, then “connecting…” and just hangs there. It doesn't connect. I'm positive my username and password are right, and this program would be so awesome… if only it worked. Ideas?January 5, 2007 at 6:16 pm #156474
Spike: What this means is that the software is unable to make a network connection to Google's servers. Are you sure your internet is working, and you are not on a limited connection (WAP).
The software tries to connect to talk.google.com on port 5222, and that is failing.February 8, 2007 at 1:19 pm #156475
OctroTalk has some issues connecting via ActiveSync. Please remove the sync cable, and OctroTalk should be able to connect fine using wifi, gprs/edge/cdma etc.
BTW, OctroTalk has progressed very well, and now supports MSN/Yahoo/AIM/ICQ as well as GoogleTalk.February 8, 2007 at 6:22 pm #156473SpikeMember
Well, a little while after making my last comment, I got it to work. Out of all the messengers I've tried for Windows Mobile, this one I like the most. I'll get the updated version and try out the other transports as well. Thanks!June 17, 2007 at 2:58 am #156476
More features of OctroTalk:
Multiple chat sessions, Group chat/conference, Peer-to-peer fast file transfer, Automatic file sharing.
By installing OctroTalk for windows on your desktop you can automatically backup your files (from handheld to desktop).July 3, 2007 at 5:57 am #156477
OctroTalk v.1.19 has Chat view preferences, emoticons, choose default status and minor bug fixes. Pricing has not been decided yet.October 2, 2007 at 3:32 am #156478
The current TRIAL version of OctroTalk is v1.19. It shows that it expires on 7-31-07, but now it will not expire till Octro decides about the pricing of the product.October 2, 2007 at 4:27 pm #156471Jeff HesterKeymaster
I only wish OctroTalk worked with my iPAQ hw6515, which only runs Windows Mobile 2003.November 24, 2007 at 5:38 am #156479
OctroTalk has released new version 1.20 for WM pocket PC and Smartphones. Release Notes:
1. Improvement in the VOIP quality for low bandwidth codec and reduction in the CPU usage.
2. The issue of relaunch from Start menu or Program menu fixed.
3. The file transfer is over the Bluetooth when you and your buddy are in a close range and both are using the Bluetooth.
4. For Pocket PC: OctroTalk screen resizes to avoid overlap with the screen keyboard (SIP of HTC Touch.March 17, 2008 at 7:42 am #156480
Octro has released OctroTalk for Symbian S60 3rd Edition phones. It is a Symbian signed application. It has full VOIP and peer-to-peer file transfer. VOIP in OctroTalk uses a low bandwidth codec, and can be with GPRS/EDGE networks.October 15, 2008 at 8:16 am #156481
OctroTalk 2.0 is a major release. It has has real time Mobile Video Conferencing and video streaming. Currently the front camera support is for Samsung Blackjack, and not for HTC phones (HTC hasn't opened up their API).October 18, 2008 at 10:53 am #156482
OctroTalk 2.0 has real time video conferencing and you can also stream video to web.February 17, 2009 at 5:47 am #156483
OctroTalk for Nokia S60 3rd (Symbian), Window Mobile Smartphone and Pocket PC is now $29.95. This is one time cost for a single user. During the first year you can transfer license to up to 5 devices. So after a Free trial period of 15-days, the license will expire.
OctroTalk for desktop will continue to be free for now.June 7, 2009 at 5:54 am #156484farazpccMember
Octra is not bad. Currently iam using Voip Sip SDK – The easiest way to add dial and receive phone calls features to your applications. Soft phone sdk to make your soft developing easier! SIP activeX for my softphone, its worth it.
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