Edge-Core http://www.stuff.tv/edge-core/all en-GB Edge-Core Wi-Fi Skype phone http://www.stuff.tv/edge-core-wi-fi-skype-phone/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tired of waiting for Netgear and Belkin&#039;s PC-independent wireless phones, we took a look at this smart-looking alternative </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="526" height="395" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Netgear-SPH101-Wi-Fi-Skype-phone-0_0.jpg?1364300695" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Internet phone calls are generally as fun as watching the last season of Big Brother but can, occasionally, hit exciting heights and live up to their potential of killing landlines and mobiles.</p> <p>We recently had one of those moments, as we played with the Edge Core phone - the first PC-free Wi-Fi Skype phone you can actually buy. Netgear, by comparison, unveiled its rival SP101 to much trumpetting and tickertape in January, but it's been hopelessly delayed and is still unavailable.</p> <p>Get your free phone calls here</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £135.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">6 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Judging by the Edge Core, it’s going to take a while for Skype phones to muscle into a market dominated by mobiles and landlines </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/edge-core-wi-fi-skype-phone </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/edge-core-wi-fi-skype-phone/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/edge-core-wi-fi-skype-phone/review#comments Edge-Core Home Wi-Fi Skype phone Wed, 01 Nov 2006 06:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 3337 at http://www.stuff.tv