NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Paltalk announced today the availability of Firetalk version 1.4, a free VoIP application that allows you to place free calls or send free text messages to many locations worldwide. Firetalk is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad iOS 4.0 or later and the company will be offering an Android version later on this year. With today's release, more people can also quickly and easily sign up for Firetalk by simply using their e-mail address thus turning their iPod or iPad into a phone.
An easy-to-use, free VoIP application, Firetalk complements the company's communication services and continues to position Paltalk as a leading provider of bringing friends and family together from all around the world. In addition, Firetalk allows you to make low cost calls worldwide at prices equal to or lower than Skype in most cases.
"We are very pleased to offer this latest version of Firetalk which can greatly reduce or even eliminate a user's long distance charges," said Jason Katz, CEO of Paltalk. "You can make free worldwide calls to other Firetalk users, there are no contracts to sign, no long term commitments or hidden fees."
Major features of Firetalk version 1.4 include:
- Sign up with your telephone number or simply use an email address
- Easy to get started – no registration required
- No need to change your mobile plan, no commitment, no hidden costs or contracts
- Favorites tab to keep track of the people you call most
- Improved network detection for Firetalk-to-Firetalk calls
- Enhanced display of calling credits
- Contact photo is shown on incoming call screen
- Plus various system improvements
Additional information on Firetalk as well as access to the free application can be found at: http://www.firetalk.com
Paltalk is the premier provider of software and technology for real-time, rich media, interactive social networking. The Paltalk platform powers the largest collection of video-based communities and has continued to grow since it was launched in 1998. Paltalk now boasts millions of active members with nearly 100,000 people simultaneously chatting in rooms engaged in lively dialogues, meeting new friends, singing karaoke and attending family reunions.
Paltalk has a long history of technical innovation. Paltalk owns 16 patents that cover core technology related to multiplayer online video games and video conferencing. Paltalk supports IM pals on Facebook, Google Talk, MSN, AOL, Yahoo, and ICQ and is available as a free download.
For more information, please visit: http://www.paltalk.com