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FreePBX Acquiring Major Developer Talent

The FreePBX and Schmooze Communications team have been on a tear, acquiring some legendary FreePBX and Asterisk talent! Derek Peloquin, joined Schmooze in August taking with him his nearly 8 years of experience with the Asterisk Project and Community. In his...

Steve Wozniak Keynote Video

Steve Wozniak "the Woz", Steve Job's right-hand man was the featured keynote speaker at ITEXPO. I captured a few videos of him speaking. My plan was to capture just a single video, but my iPhone 4S rang (on vibrate) in...

FreePBX Booth Showcases 200 VoIP Devices

FreePBX supports a lot of SIP / VoIP devices! Check out the Schmooze Communications / FreePBX booth featuring a smorgasbord of VoIP phones, including DECT devices, video phones, the MOCET Communicator (supports iPad & iPhone) and more. I feel like...

Yealink has an Amazing Booth at ITEXPO!

Yealink, makers of SIP-based IP phones, has perhaps the best booth at ITEXPO. I loved the glowing green lighting with the clean white design (Apple-esque) and the wall of IP phones mounted in the back wall of the booth. Check...

ALICE Receptionist Wins StartupCamp 8 at ITEXPO

StartupCamp 8, located at ITEXPO featured startups giving their product pitches, pitting one startup against another until there was one man standing. Or should I say woman, since the winner was ALICE, a cool receptionist designed for visitors to corporations...

Microsoft Lync Session Jam Packed at ITEXPO

I just got out of a jam-packed panel discussion on Microsoft Lync - Why You Need to Develop a Migration Strategy Now. I'd share a picture but I was moderating the session, so didn't want to whip out my phone...

Grandstream UCM6100 Asterisk PBX Makes Major Strides

Last month I was pretty harsh in my analysis of the Grandstream UCM6100 and on top of the open source issues and burning their partners, it also had some security issues. Well, Ward Mundy has a new report on the...

FreePBX - Most Powerful & Flexible Phone System Known to Man

I've been writing about VoIP and reviewing VoIP products since 1996, but even I need help once in awhile to figure out how to get a certain VoIP feature to work, how to install an IP-PBX, how to configure an...

Jackery Air Rechargeable Battery

Jackery, provider of premium rechargeable battery products for mobile devices, today officially launched the Jackery Air, the company’s latest innovative battery pack product to extend your gadget's runtime. Currently offered in a bright orange color, the Jackery Air will be...

Blazar Wireless Speaker Review

I took Beacon's Blazar ($149.99) wireless portable speaker for a test drive and compared it vs. the Jawbone Big JAMBOX ($179.99 $199), a popular wireless speaker. The first thing I noticed was how heavy the JAMBOX is compared with the...

Phone.com Review

30 day trial with no credit card needed. Was able to instantly register with just a name and email address.It did some geocoding by IP address and gave me a 203 number.(have recorded call via HUD) – 10am 5/9/13...

The Blazar Wireless Portable Speaker Launches on Kickstarter

The Blazar Bluetooth portable speaker now has a Kickstarter project page. The Blazar is a wireless speaker with a few innovative features, including stereo pairing and NFC. The Blazar comes from Beacon and features Bluetooth and a microphone that enables...

Grandstream UCM6100 PBX - Yet Another Aastra & snom Disaster?

Is history repeating itself with the new just-launched Asterisk-based Grandstream UCM6100 IP-PBX appliance, which could upset their partners? Back in 2008, I warned Aastra about getting into the IP-PBX game: Aastra Telecom has entered the IP-PBX game with the AastraLink...

How FreePBX is Revolutionizing PBXs - Let Freedom Ring!

Asterisk fans know that Asterisk, as its name implies, was designed to do everything in telecom since the name Mark Spencer gave it comes from the Linux wildcard symbol (*), which can match or do just about anything. It's a...

Logitech H650e Headset Review

The Logitech USB Headset 650e "corded" stereo headset is the sister to the H820e "wireless" headset I recently reviewed. Both models target unified communications (UC) with some call control functions like mute and answer call. Like the H820e, the H650e...

New China-based Asterisk Player Coming to Town

HK Houyuan Technology Co. Ltd, a 3-year old company based in China has a line of Asterisk IP-PBXs with the super creative name of, wait for it... wait for it -- "IP PBX". Their IP PBX series include the IP...

Logitech Sets Sights on Unified Communications

Logitech said in their February corporate report that "Some of our other peripherals product categories are experiencing significant market challenges. As the quality of PC-embedded webcams improves, we expect future sales of our PC-connected webcams in mature consumer markets to...

telyHD Review

The telyHD appliance brings powerful, affordable HD video conferencing to SMBs and larger enterprises, rivaling high-end telepresence platforms from Cisco, LifeSize, and Polycom. Further, TelyHD sports Skype integration, granting it access to perhaps the largest videoconferencing user base, which includes...

NSA Can Wiretap Skype, Google & Facebook - But Not WebRTC

                                             Image Courtesy of the GuardianAccording to the Guardian, the NSA has the capability of tap in to user data of Google, Skype, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, and more. This is disturbing on so many levels, especially after revelation that Verizon...

Logitech Wireless Headset H820e Review

The Logitech Wireless Headset H820e targets the UC space nicely, sporting an amazing 300 foot wireless range, call indicator LED to let co-workers know you're on the phone, and wideband audio. The H820e is available in mono and dual versions...

Nokia Lumia 928 Camera Shootout Against Galaxy S III & iPhone 5

Nokia put up some comparison footage from the PureView 8.7MP camera of the Nokia's Lumia 928, which is rumored to be the Verizon version of the popular AT&T Nokia Lumia 920. The video shows how it compares against the iPhone...

SIP Trunking - What You Don't Know Could Cost You!

SIP trunking is one of the best ways for businesses to save money on telecom costs, but it's not without its pitfalls, including: not all SIP trunking providers are created equal, latency / QoS issues, SLAs, and more. If you...

Grandstream GXP2200 Review

The Grandstream GXP2200 Gigabit IP phone is another Android-based IP phone in a growing line of Android-based IP phones that includes the Panasonic KX-UT670, CloudTC, and the ESI 250. A couple years ago I espoused the benefits of a tablet-based...

Detailed WebRTC Research Report Out

Well, it was inevitable - a detailed and possibly first WebRTC research report is out with full analysis of the WebRTC marketplace & value chain. I've been blogging on VoIP since 2004 and writing about VoIP since 1996, when I...

Skype for Windows Phone 8 Gets HD First & More Feature Love

Today, Skype released an update for the Skype for Windows Phone 8 Preview, version 2.4, which for the first time ever adds HD video calling to a mobile version of Skype. This version leverages the hardware acceleration capability of Windows...
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