Thursday, September 24, 2009

Fresh versions of Mac & WinGizmo5 released

We just released fresh versions of Gizmo5 for both Macintosh and Microsoft Windows. Both versions have numerous bug fixes, so if you want more reliable Gizmo5 clients please upgrade to them. Sometime over the next 2 days the auto-upgrading feature will offer to upgrade your software upon launch of all current versions of Gizmo5, which means no need to manually download and install.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Gizmo5 wants your input!

We are working on new versions of Gizmo5 for Mac & Windows and would like your input.
-Any new features you would like to see?
-Any bugs you've encountered?
-Love it? Then let us know!

Click here for the MacGizmo Feedback Forum
Click here for the WinGizmo Feedback Forum

Haven't tried Gizmo5 yet?
Desktop Windows & Mac download
Gizmo5 Mobile download

We want to hear from you, so be sure to share your thoughts & suggestions via our feedback forums!

Thursday, August 13, 2009

More secure browser calling using GizmoCall

GizmoCall, the easiest way to make and receive calls using just a web browser, has been upgraded to make your calling more secure. All login attempts now use encryption making it harder for anyone to snoop on your credentials.

This improved security happens behind the scenes so there's no action for you to take. Just login at with your Gizmo5 account information and safely place calls to Gizmo5 users, regular telephone numbers, and even Skype users by dialing skype_SKYPENAMEHERE.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Add Gizmo5 Calling Directly to Gmail!

You can now answer your Gizmo5, Google Voice and other calls directly from Gmail by adding the GizmoCall widget to the left side bar.

Here's how to set it up:
Login to your Gmail account, then click on the Settings tab, and the Labs tab. Scroll down to 'Add any gadget by URL' and click Enable

Go back to Settings, click on the Gadgets tab & paste in the following URL

You'll now see a Flash phone embedded on the left side bar, which will ring whenever you get a call. Click the green button to answer the call and the red button to hang up. Use the sliders at the bottom to adjust your volume and mic level.

It's recommended that you hook up a headset to your computer, and if you'd like to place a test call, dial 411 which will ring Google411.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Introducing GizmoVoice - A Free Phone Line Using Google & Gizmo5

With Gizmo Voice, anyone can now have a free phone line on their computer, wifi phone, or in their home. This free phone service includes a US telephone number with an area code of your choosing, unlimited incoming calls, sophisticated voice mail (transcription included), and the ability to make limited US calls all for free. There are no setup, monthly or annual fees.

Gizmo Voice is a combination (often referred to as a 'mashup') of Gizmo5 and a new Google service called Google Voice. This service provides a free phone line ideal for your home or small business.

At this time, Gizmo Voice offers no 911 support, however, there are loads of interesting features courtesy of Google and Gizmo5 that you won't find with even the most expensive phone services. Here are a few:

  • No monthly fees, which means hundreds of dollars savings per year
  • With Gizmo Call answer and place your calls from any computer using just a browser
  • Voicemail messages converted to text and sent to your email
  • Incoming calls can ring you at multiple locations simultaneously
  • Eavesdrop on voicemail messages to determine if you want to answer the call
  • Call Skype users right from your handset using OpenSky . Try a test call by dialing: 1-333-666-1111 (Skype's automated echo line)
  • Make calls uing Android, iPhone and other wifi phones and smart phones. See list at and

Gizmo Voice is an economical way to enjoy a full featured phone without a long-term contract or a monthly fee. Click here for more info. and to sign up - and don't forget to let us know how it works for you!

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Gizmo5 & Virtual PBX Save You Over 75% Versus IP PBXs

If you use Gizmo-powered phones to answer business calls, you’ll love Virtual PBX, which turns your phones into a professional system at a fraction of the cost of most PBX systems.

Gizmo5 customers who stay with Virtual PBX for 2 months get the 3rd month FREE!

Business features include:

- Virtual Receptionist
- Advanced call forwarding
- Automatic Message Management
- Full service system for inbound and outbound calling

Click here for more details

Friday, July 17, 2009

A phone Without Paying the Phone Company...Introducing GUAVA

If you've wanted a phone where you could make calls, receive calls, send SMS and receive SMS without paying a monthly or per minute fee, then try GUAVA. Here's what you need:

- Gizmo5 software
- Google Voice account
- Android phone
- GUAVA android software

Learn more at: