Siemens Gigaset S450 Cordless Phone Combines Landline and Yahoo! Messenger VoIP


siemens gigaset s450For the people out there using Yahoo! Messenger with Voice for your internet-based telephony needs (there’s like, what, 5 of you?), Siemens is showing you lots of love in the form of their Gigaset S450 cordless handset (via Gizmodo). That love has manifested itself in a unit that doubles as a landline cordless phone with PC and Yahoo! Messenger sensibilities. Connect the base unit to your PC with a USB cable and you’re now ready to make your VoIP calls to your friends who also use Yahoo!’s Voice service (the other 4).

Even better, the S450 comes with 250 free minutes of Yahoo! Phone Out so that you can mix up your VoIP and landline calls, thus confusing anyone you call that has caller id. Do you like to wander? Well, you’ve got 50 meters (about 160 feet for us non-metric types) of freedom to play with. The built-in color display will also let you see when your 4 Yahoo! Messenger with Voice friends are online and you can even change your online status from the handset itself. No word on pricing or availability as of yet.





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