August 29, 2007 09:00 ET

JAJAH Unveils Back-to-School Survival Kit

The Must Have Survival Kit Contains Free Online Items Designed to Save College Students Around the Planet Time and Money

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - August 29, 2007) - JAJAH, the world's most innovative communication company, today announced its first ever must have online survival kit for college students. By grouping a suite of free integrated tools such as Plaxo and Google Calendar together in one place, JAJAH aims to help students save both time and money as they enter the new school year.

Only JAJAH's virtual Web survival kit contains smart tools for students that are easy on the wallet and have a true benefit in their daily lives. Whether it's keeping in touch, tracking classes, or conducting research on the Web, students can find the tools they need at

"College is expensive enough," said Roman Scharf, JAJAH co-founder. "JAJAH helps students save money calling home to family and friends. By grouping JAJAH together with other innovative solutions, we're providing a single place for students to find the Web applications they need to start the new school year right."

JAJAH -- Free Global Calling

Marking the top of the must have list this year is JAJAH, meeting students' needs for free and low-cost calling. Students can make calls that are received on real phones by visiting or on a smart phone. They can save cell phone minutes by routing calls to their home or dorm room number and dramatically reduce their phone bills. JAJAH requires no downloads, no contract and no special equipment, not even headphones. To use JAJAH, simply go to and register. Registration is free, takes seconds and requires no long-term contract.

To make a JAJAH call, you simply enter your number and the number of the person you want to call and click "CALL." JAJAH does the rest and rings both parties on their actual phones.

Google Scholar -- Search scholarly papers

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for academic literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other organizations.

Plaxo -- The easiest way to stay connected

Plaxo Online gives you a secure online account with your contacts, calendars, tasks, and notes -- and you can access them anywhere. Stay connected to the important information you need, keep it up-to-date and call your address book contacts with JAJAH on Plaxo. Plaxo members can initiate a low-cost call through the smart address book to their friends and colleagues anywhere in the world.

Google Calendar -- Organize your schedule and share events

Simplify. Organize. With Google's free Calendar, it's easy to keep track of all your life's important events -- birthdays, reunions, doctor's appointments -- all in one place.

Wikipedia -- The free encyclopedia that anyone can edit

Wikipedia is a multilingual, web-based, free content encyclopedia project. Wikipedia is a collaborative writing project authored by volunteers from all around the world. With rare exceptions, its articles can be edited by anyone with access to the Internet, simply by clicking the edit this page link.

Facebook -- Connect with friends near and far

Write on walls, send private messages and share your photos -- all this and more on Facebook. Find old friends, add new friends, seek out that high school crush.

Twitter -- What are you doing?

A global community of friends and strangers answering one simple question: What are you doing? Answer on your phone, IM, or on the web.

Plazes -- Right Plaze, right people, right time

Plazes connects you to the people, Plazes, and events around you. With Plazes you will never miss the opportunity for a spontaneous meet-up. Use it to find out where your friends are.

Meebo -- Instant Messaging everywhere

Meebo connects you with your IM buddies from absolutely anywhere for free. Whether you're at home, on campus, at work, or traveling foreign lands, hop over to on any computer to access all of your buddies and chat with them.

Flickr -- Photo management

The online photo management and sharing application wants to help people make their photos available to the people who matter to them. Flickr wants to enable new ways of organizing photos.

Firefox -- Rediscover the web

The award-winning Web browser is now faster, more secure, and fully customizable to your online life. Firefox 2 has powerful new features that make your online experience even better.

Yelp -- Real people, real reviews

Yelp is the fun and easy way to find, review and talk about what's great (and not so great) in your world. Yelp makes it fast and easy by collecting and organizing your friends' recommendations in one convenient place.

Google Pack -- A free collection of essential software

Google Pack is software specifically selected by Google, including Google Earth, that is always free -- no trial versions or spyware, ready to use in just a few clicks.

Sputtr -- Your search, your way!

Sputtr is a refreshingly clean way to search the things that matter the most. With Sputtr you can save valuable time by having all the right searches on just one page. Sputtr is simple to use and fully customizable -- build your own search homepage, fast.


JAJAH, the world's most innovative global communications company, is dedicated to bringing users vastly improved telephony solutions at a fraction of the traditional price. JAJAH enables consumers to make free and low-cost telephone calls, locally or globally, dialing from either their computer or mobile phone. By combining the best of the Internet with the best of the existing telephony infrastructure, JAJAH removes the barriers to communication and makes it easier for people everywhere to stay in touch. JAJAH recently announced 2 million global users, in their first year of operation. JAJAH has offices in Mountain View, California and Luxembourg. For more information, please visit:

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