2014/09/15
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How To Make Cheap VOIP Calls Worldwide from your BlackBerry using Taki and Callcentric

Taki SIP configuration for Callcentric

Taki SIP app running on Callcentric service

Recently UTB blog published an article about using Taki on BlackBerry Z30 with Callcentric service.  From the comments:

Omnitech on said:

BTW, there are no settings to configure? I assume they have a profile for Callcentric already in that app?

Because when I was messing around for this, there were configuration options for days…

That’s one reason I chose Taki for the post. It just worked immediately without modification. Easy peasy!

 

Indeed it’s easy to start using Taki with its basic account configuration screen. For the cases when you need advance SIP settings there are plenty of them, just tap on the Action menu (vertical dots) at Account tab or pull from the top of the screen for general settings.

2014/09/08
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Taki 1.9.10

Changelog:

- Long press on the keyboard of Q10, Q5, Passport devices turns a-z characters to uppercase.
- Support of OS notification settings: Global and app specific.
E.g. now when the phone is in a silent mode Taki will follow these settings.
Supported notification settings: sound – on/off, led – on/off, vibrate – on/off.

Here is how to change global notification settings. Locate and tap on Setting icon. Then choose Notifications and adjust required settings.

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In the case when Taki notifications should be different from the Global settings, then can be adjusted in the same notification dialog. Scroll down the list and choose “Applications”. Then choose Taki and adjust the required settings:

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Thank you for you feedback and support.

2014/08/25
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Taki 1.9.9

- Use the new API for screen guard instead of blocking the screen within the app. This will prevent the app from being minimized when taking on the phone and phone touches the head.

- Added support for auto call recording of every call. Can be enabled  at: Account->Edit->Calls->”Auto call recordings” settings.

- New option to auto-answer all calls in Account->Edit->Calls. This can be used in a call center environment when the calls are controlled by a third party application. Choosing different Ring tone allows the call to be answered with or without any ring (or beep).

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- Media Codec priority was reverted, meaning “1″ to be the codec that will be used first, “8″ – to be used last.

- On Dialpad tab, click on “Call” button, puts the last dialed number to the number input. It can be used for fast redial.

- Added support for a new Passport device.

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- UI design cleanup and improvements for all phone models.

Thank you for you support and suggestions. Headless mode is currently in development and is feasible with the improvements and fixes made in 10.3 OS. To speedup this development please consider donation to the project. Thanks!

2014/04/28
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Taki 1.9.7 and 1.9.8

Thank you everyone for the feedback, comments and support, it help us make Taki better. If you like Taki and would like to support our efforts, please consider donating via PayPal or Bitcoins. Thanks!

What’s new in 1.9.7:
- Improved operation in “Speaker” mode. Fixed click sound when switching to Speaker mode. Transition was made as smooth as underlying sound library allows.
- New “Add” button in Account action menu. Now SIP account can be added selecting “Add new account” from the drop down list at Accounts tab or choosing “Add” in action menu.
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- Address book fixes for number formatting. Fixed displaying contacts when number was the only specified field.
- Introduce contact sort order: by First, Last, Company name. New tab was added to application Settings which allows to sort and display contacts using various combinations  of First, Last and Company names.
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- Call area layouts fixed to handle long names.
- New style for drop down lists.
- Added support of compact form of SIP headers. This option available from the application menu: Settings->Transport. It allows to encode SIP headers in their short forms to reduce size. By default, SIP headers in outgoing messages will be encoded in their full names. This options can be used to reduce traffic or to deal with a UDP fragmentation when the messages size becomes too big for UDP packet, especially when all audio codecs are enabled.
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- Fix active “Settings” tab when opened from “Call history” setting opening tab
- Fix default account selection on Dialer screen
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- Various audio and performance optimizations.
Taki 1.9.8
- Fix a crash when access to “shared” folder wasn’t granted.
Enjoy!

2014/03/09
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BB OS 10.2.1 notification API regression

There is a regression in BB10 10.2.1 notification API which prevents Taki from processing call Answer / Reject choice when Taki is running in the background and receives inbound call. In this case notification dialog pops up, but user choice is not properly delivered to Taki process.

We have ticket open in BlackBerry Bug tracker: https://www.blackberry.com/jira/browse/BBTEN-2166 and you can follow the progress there.

After it’ll be fixed you won’t need to focus Taki to answer/reject the call.

This post will be updated when more information becomes available. Thanks for letting us know about this issue!

UPDATE. 2014-03-13

This issue was escalated to Blackberry internal NDK team and added the MKS DevTask ID: 633214.

2014/01/09
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Taki approved in Built for BlackBerry® Program

BuiltForBlackBerry_Badge_onWHTTaki phone was approved in Built for BlackBerry® Program.

Built for BlackBerry. The signature BlackBerry 10 experience.
Built to keep you moving, apps and games with the Built for BlackBerry designation
provide the seamless performance and integrated experience you’ve come to love. Look
for the Built for BlackBerry badge to identify apps and games that deliver the signature
BlackBerry 10 experience.

2013/12/16
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Taki 1.9.6

taki-196 More improvements on the way in this release:

- Accounts configured with TCP transport now correctly use transport in all SIP transactions.

- Fixes for VoIP services provided on alternative ports.

- Use outbound proxy only when enabled.

If you experience any issues with the softphone please don’t hesitate to contact Support. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome!