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The Offspring of Siri and Raspberry Pi Controls Your Home

For those of you dreaming of the day when your voice can control your home, your wait is over – almost. There are a few demos floating around online showing how Siri’s responses to your commands can trigger the Raspberry...

Why Facebook Needs a Phone

Facebook as the dominant social network is becoming the replacement for the phone. Nowadays in fact it is fairly common to use Facebook as the primary way to stay in touch with others – especially among those under 30. The...

xG Technology xMax Works as Advertised

xG Technology proclaimed in 2005 that they have a revolutionary technology which allows wireless broadband using unlicensed and licensed frequencies. They said they could build the equivalent to a WiMAX network without the need to spend a massive amount on...

Grandstream GXV3140 IP Phone

 One of the most feature-rich phones around has to be the Grandstream GXV3140 IP Multimedia Phone. Grandstream was initially known as a low-cost provider of communications solutions but over time they have proven that they make low-cost solutions with solid...

Jenny I Got Your Number 867-5309 For Almost $200k!

In the early eighties, you couldn't pass by a radio without hearing the song 867-5309/Jenny by Tommy Tutone. The song starts out: Jenny, Jenny, who can I turn to? You give me somethin' I can hold on to It now...

Plantronics Calisto Pro Review Update

I wrote a pretty positive review of the Plantronics Calisto Pro series phone and headset a while back. I don't use the phone that often and recently I needed a headset but didn't have any in the house except...

Buy iPhone 3G Online

If you are an AT&T Premier customer you can now buy the iPhone 3G online. This is much better than having to stand in line but of course it seems that only business customers qualify. Sorry.I guess that means there...

magicJack Changes VoIP Positioning

It is early on a Saturday morning and a I flip through channels on the TV I noticed an infomercial for magicJack and I just can't believe how good it is. I have been hearing that the magicJack has been...

Plantronics Calisto Pro Series Review

I have had a few months to use the Plantronics Calisto Pro Series wireless telephone and bluetooth headset and I remain tremendously impressed by this solution which I say is perfect for the small business who wants maximum flexibility...

Will Social Networks Make Money?

I came across this well-researched article on the Brooding Savage discussing the fact that social networks may not ever make significant money. Why? Well, part of the reason may have to do with the success of these networks... There is...

Mossberg: 3G iPhone in 60 Days

Who am I to doubt Walt Mossberg the Wall Street Journal tech reviewer who gets his hands on gadgets before most others. According to Mossberg, we will have an iPhone capable of 3G speeds in less than 2 months....

Grandstream's Grand GXE502X

Many of us know Grandstream for their IP Phones which offer great value as well as an assortment of analog gateways, ATAs, videophones, etc. I have spoken with resellers in fact who sell truckloads of Grandstream equipment on the show...

Communications News March 7, 2008

My editorial team has selected the following stories as some of the most important ones of the week. Hopefully some or all of these news items will be useful to my readers. Some of my favorite ones are how green...

Phone Vs. Taser: Phone Wins

When a thief wielding a Taser entered the Alaskan home of a grandmnother, she faught back with her phone and eventually chased the thief away. Apparently she thinks she was Tasered but somehow didn't fall down. One wonders about this...

International Calling Alternatives

While perusing the international calling channel on TMCnet I came across an article which details the checklist of items you need to be aware of when choosing an international calling service. While many people are likely to think about the...

Predicting Future Work Behavior

Many of my readers grew up in a generation where e-mail became common. Some of us might even remember the time when there was no Web or e-mail and communications was done in-person, with paper and/or using the telephone.  ...

Google’s Free Mobile Phone Software

Can Google pull it Off -- is the question worth asking when realizing the search leader is looking to open up the mobile phone industry. The cellular market is legendary in its ability to lock in customers. In the US...

Google Phone OS

CNBC reports Wind River is rumored to be supplying the OS for the upcoming Google phone. On a separate note, some analysts have said the new mobile gadget will be unveiled today.   One would imagine Google would chose...

Polycom and Ekahau Partner

As the world becomes more interconnected (read: smaller), the need for increases in productivity grows exponentially. The reason is simple. The more countries get into the act, the more competition each company has to deal with.   Thankfully, technology comes...

Nokia Ferrari Phone

60 lucky people will be able to own the new Nokia Ascent Ferrari 60 phone. As is the case with the cars, if you have to ask how much it costs, you can’t afford it. Let’s put it this way....

Switching to Optimum Voice

This was a big week for me personally as I switched service providers. I should mention I have free VoIP accounts coming out of my ears. I often test them but I haven’t switched to any of them because to...

2-Year Old Calls 911

I think this video is one of the most amazing I have seen in some time. A two-year old girl called 911 and communicated that her mom was hurt. Mom was in fact unconscious. Very impressive. Apparently it is never...

Call Center/CRM Stories August 3, 2007

Here are the call center/CRM stories for the week of August 3, 2007. Enjoy. I really don’t have a favorite but if you press me I might say the Argentina and Central American call center stories are of interest.  ...

Lease a Phone for $2,917.20

This story is just too good not to share and it is far from unique. A man has been leasing a phone from AT&T since 1952 and has been paying $4.42 per month for it. Now I am not...

Apple Phone and TV

By now you may have heard of the Apple announcements regarding their new TV and iPhone. The news is everywhere from places like Greg’s blog, to all of the stories below:   Apple CEO "Steve Jobs" unveils long-awaited phone - TV...
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