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Santa’s Technology Roundup: The Best Products of 2014 with Some Surprises

Santa’s Technology Roundup: The Best Products of 2014 with Some Surprises

Monday, December 22, 2014

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View image | gettyimages.com Once a year we like to pause and take a look back at 10 technology products that really grabbed our attention. 2014 will be remembered as a spectacular year. So here’s what made the Nerd Vittles short list for 2014… Smartphone of the Year: It’s a 5-Way Tie And the winners in no particular order… Galaxy Note 4, iPhone 6+, LG G3, HTC One M8, and Moto X.1 So which should you choose if you can… Read More ›

The End of an Era: Farewell to Dell and Microsoft and Windows

The End of an Era: Farewell to Dell and Microsoft and Windows

Thursday, March 27, 2014

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As some of you know, we use computers to do Real Work™ so we’re pretty much agnostic when it comes to operating systems and hardware. We have Windows machines and Macs and Linux servers from quad-core systems that will heat your house to Raspberry Pi’s and BeagleBone Blacks that can run full-featured phone systems. We also take full advantage of cloud-based solutions from Amazon to RentPBX to Copy.com when it is cost-effective to do so. And we give equal time… Read More ›

The 5-Minute PBX: PIAF Virtual Machine for VirtualBox (Windows, Mac, or Linux)

The 5-Minute PBX: PIAF Virtual Machine for VirtualBox (Windows, Mac, or Linux)

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

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For most of us, today marks the last time we’ll ever see the day, month, and year line up on the calendar in perfect harmony so Happy 12-12-12 to everyone. It’ll be 88+ years before it happens again. And the Mayans believe the world will be ending in 9 more days so there may be no need to worry about the 88 years anyway. Whatever happens, it seemed like an appropriate time to take stock of how we’re doing in… Read More ›

11/11/11: To Celebrate Nerd New Year’s, Please Welcome…

11/11/11: To Celebrate Nerd New Year’s, Please Welcome…

Friday, November 11, 2011

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Coming celebrate 11-11-11 with us and enjoy our new web site, just for nerds: Nerd Vittles Daily Dump. We’ve got up-to-the-minute tech news that’s an easy read once or twice a day: http://nerdvittles.com/dailydump

Android 3 Deal of the Year: Acer Tab for Under $300

Android 3 Deal of the Year: Acer Tab for Under $300

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

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You’re not going to find a better deal on an Android 3 tablet probably ever. So run, don’t walk, to your nearest Target store to buy the best dual-core Android tablet on the market. Here’s why…

Welcome to Frontier Days

Welcome to Frontier Days

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

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Nerd Vittles takes the wraps off new versions of PBX in a Flash and Incredible PBX today plus lots of other surprises…

Installing OS X Lion: The Short List of Gotcha’s

Installing OS X Lion: The Short List of Gotcha’s

Thursday, July 21, 2011

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Here’s a really quick checklist of things you need to know before you upgrade your Mac to OS X Lion…

Incredible PBX: Adding Google Calendars with Asterisk 1.8

Incredible PBX: Adding Google Calendars with Asterisk 1.8

Monday, May 23, 2011

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Today we’ll show you how to integrate Google Calendars into your Incredible PBX or other Asterisk 1.8 PBX in less than 5 minutes. Schedule reminders, create conference calls, log all of your inbound and outbound calls to your calendar, and more…