Phone and Software Setup
Getting the Asus AiGuru S1 Skype phone up and running was pretty easy. First up, getting the phone charged and ready for use.
The included charger looks like any normal piece of phone hardware and the charger light (located on the toggle button, near the bottom of the screen) will indicate when the charge is complete.
The Asus software indicates when you should attach the wireless adaptor to your computer. In my case, it was attached to the front USB ports, making it stand out a bit using the flexible arm.
The AiGuru software needs to be running in the background in order for the S1 to function. The software is required to interact between the phone and Skype using a secure, private network the USB wireless dongle has created.
This screen shows whether the phone is physically connected to the PC via the USB port on the phone. That is really only necessary during initial setup when the phone and computer must sync up their wireless settings.
This status page shows the necessary information for all aspects of the Asus S1 chain. Here the phone and wireless dongle are connected, Skype is running and we are also given the software version of the phone.
You can also set the WiFi Music option for the phone by supplying the Asus software with a Windows Media Player playlist file that can then be accessed and played through the phone’s speakerphone or headphones.