Tom Keating : VoIP & Gadgets Blog
Tom Keating
CTO
| VoIP & Gadgets blog - Latest news in VoIP & gadgets, wireless, mobile phones, reviews, & opinions

Results for: phone

Drill down on phone search:

25 result(s) displayed for phone (76 - 100 of 2581):

SugarCRM's Clint Oram's AstriCon Keynote [VIDEO]

This is SugarCRM's Clint Oram's AstriCon keynote taken holding my iPhone 4S up in the air. It's not the full keynote but it is 6 minutes long - hey I can only hold my arm up for so long! However,...

David Duffett AstriCon 2012 Keynote [VIDEO]

Everyone in the Asterisk community is familiar with David Duffett. He is the Director, Worldwide Asterisk Community at Digium and Founder, CTO at TeleSpeak Limited. With a British accent and British humor to boot, David is not only knowledgeable on...

Digium's Steve Sokol Explains the Various Digium IP Phone Models

Digium's Steve Sokol explains all the various Digium iPhone models, specifications, features, pricing, etc. Here's a couple photos from his session: ...

Digium's Billy Chia Gives Overview of Asterisk

Digium's Shaun Ruffell Billy Chia gives excellent overview of Asterisk including some technical analysis such as channel drivers and dynamically loaded modules. He gave one example of the dynamically loaded Cisco SCCP modules. He even showed a SSH session to...

ringDNA iPad Softphone Integrates with Salesforce.com

ringDNA offers an interesting iPad softphone app that integrates with CRM, namely Salesforce.com. Very similar in some respects to Hookflash run by Erik Lagerway. They pitched this product during StartupCamp6 at ITEXPO. It's a pretty nifty product due to its...

Vsnap, the Video SMS Alternative Aims to Add Emotion & Video to Short Messages

Vsnap pitched their short video messaging service, which is aimed as a more personal alternative than SMS, which carries no emotion. Limited to 60s they offer mobile apps for Android and Apple and it works on PCs, smartphones and tablets....

Phonism Cloud-based IP phone provisioning services

Phonism pitches their cloud-based IP phone auto-provisioning service targeting service providers. It aims to make provisioning easier as well as monitor endpoints. However, RFC 6011 User Agent Configuration aims to make auto-provisioning of SIP endpoints easy as well. So easy...

E911 on Mobile VoIP is Seriously Broken - Here's How to Fix It

I moderated an interesting session at ITEXPO on E911 with a focus on cloud-based hosted IP-PBXs. Hosted PBX providers offer their customers significant cost savings and an advanced telephony features while eliminating the need for customers to procure and...

Toopher Two-Factor Authentication Leverages Mobile Phone Location

I met with Toopher's Josh Alexander, Co-founder & CEO to discuss their two-factor authentication platform. He explained their their two-factor authentication is drop-dead simple leveraging your mobile phone's location - pulling location data from GPS, 3G/4G triangulation, and Wi-Fi, which...

Novus Distributes First Enhanced Media Gateway for Microsoft Lync Server 2013

Novus, a boutique telecommunications and IP distributor serving value-added resellers throughout North America, announced today the distribution of Ferrari electronic’s OfficeMaster Gate media gateway featuring recently released firmware that supports the new features of the next generation Microsoft Lync Server...

RCA Makes Android IP Phones? Who Knew?

I'm here at ITEXPO in Austin, Texas, a leading communications tradeshow, when what do my wondering eyes see? An email promotion from RCA promoting their new Android-based IP phones - the RCA IP150, RCA IP120 and the RCA IP110. Here's...

Nokia Lumia 920 Image Stabilization is Real - Look out Apple & Samsung!

A gadget reviewer and mobile technology expert from Russia took the yet-unreleased Nokia Lumia 920 (Windows Phone 8) and hooked it onto a radio controlled (RC) car to test the super optical image stabilization (OIS) touted by Nokia. Yes, yes,...

How Corning Created the Ultrathin, Ultrastrong Gorilla Glass

Wired has a fascinating read on how Gorilla Glass came about. You might think that a scientist laboriously worked doing calculus equations or a chemist mixing various ingredients to perfect the perfect glass for mobile devices and tablets. You would...

WebRTC - Mobile Communications Game Changer or Flash in the Pan?

Came across Erik Lagerway's interesting guest post on Gigaom.com discussing WebRTC and its potential to be a mobile game changer. WebRTC essentially embeds a standard-based real time Media Engine into all of the available browsers enabling real-time voice and video...

Apple iOS 6 First Look

I upgraded my Apple iPhone 4S to iOS 6 this afternoon and here are my impressions. First, for some reason the Photo Stream feature was turned 'On' even though it was off when I was running iOS 5 firmware. That's...

Fongo Adds Free Texting to Dell Voice

Dell and their partner Fongo just released a new version of their Dell Voice mobile app with free unlimited Fongo Messaging, unlimited text messaging (SMS), voice quality & stability improvements, and lower data usage. I voiced my skepticism in a...

Gartner's 'Magic Quadrant for UC' - Cisco Bests Microsoft - Not!

Gartner recently posted their Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications along with their analysis of the UC market. As always Gartner's research is a fascinating and insightful read, but I do take slight issue where they positioned Cisco and Microsoft. First...

CloudTC Glass 1000 Android IP Phone Adds New Features

Peter Radizeski informed me that CloudTC has a new software update for their Android-based Glass 1000 IP phone, which adds some nice new features. I'm in the process of testing/reviewing the Glass 1000 so I'm going to have to download...

OBi202 Review

Obihai's line of VoIP products that allow users to BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) instead of being locked to specific VoIP hardware has made Obihai a hit with fans of BYOD. Further, Obihai's analog telephone adapter (ATA) products offer both...

Google Pimps Nexus 7 tablet on Google home page

Rich Tehrani discovered that Google is pimping their Nexus 7 tablet on Google's home page which is renowned for being advertising-free. The Nexus 7 (built by Asus) is the first tablet developed under Google, and is the first device to...

New Samsung Series 7 & Series 5 All-in-One PCs Feature Windows 8 & Gesture Recognition

Samsung today unveiled the Series 7 and Series 5 computers which are all-in-one PCs running Windows 8 with a touch-screen and gesture recognition. The Series 7 will be available in 23" and 27" versions, both of which utilize a 1080p...

ooVoo Launches 4-Screen Multi-Party Video for Apple iOS & Android

ooVoo, a competitor to Skype today announced 4-way video chat that works on iOS and Android devices. I had a chance to speak with ooVoo representatives to discuss the news and of course, I used ooVoo during our conference call,...

Windows 8 Broke my TAPI Dialing But Problem Solved!

I often use TAPI within Outlook to click-to-dial my contacts through our Asterisk-based PBX. This is an under-appreciated feature that more users should take advantage of considering most PBXs support TAPI TSPs.However, after upgrading my Windows 7 machine to Windows...

Auto-Provision VoIP Softphone with QR Code

Zoiper, creators of SIP and IAX clients for Apple iOS and Android. has a novel idea of leveraging QR codes to auto-provision VoIP softphone clients. No more typing the SIP registrar, username, password, etc. Their softphone client allows end users...

Microsoft Surface = Threat to IP Phone Market

Microsoft has already irked some of their hardware partners with Microsoft getting into the hardware business via their pending Microsoft Surface product launch later this year. Perhaps lost in the battle between Microsoft and their PC/laptop/tablet hardware partners is the...
Featured Events