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Mobile WiFi Shootout: Torture Testing the Best WiFi HotSpots for Your Vehicle

Mobile WiFi Shootout: Torture Testing the Best WiFi HotSpots for Your Vehicle

Monday, February 15, 2016

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Embed from Getty Images What a difference a few years make. Bringing Internet connectivity to those in a vehicle who need Internet access but lack cellular data connectivity now is at the top of virtually every Road Warrior’s Wish List. Today we embark on our first major road trip of 2016 to test mobile WiFi hotspots from the four major carriers in the United States: AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile. We’ve decided to use a variety of devices with the… Read More ›

Mobile Internet: The 2016 Road Warrior’s Guide to Choosing New Wheels

Mobile Internet: The 2016 Road Warrior’s Guide to Choosing New Wheels

Monday, January 18, 2016

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Embed from Getty Images OK. We’re not going to bring Mobile Computing down to the teepee level, but we have decided to dedicate a column regularly to Mobile Internet developments in the marketplace. Of course, our major focus will remain the impact on unified communications and especially Asterisk®, FreeSWITCH™, PBX in a Flash™, and Incredible PBX™. The idea here is to document a design that lets road warriors travel with the same communications dexterity that they have at home or… Read More ›

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 ›

2013 Greatest Hits: Lenny Returns for an Encore Performance

2013 Greatest Hits: Lenny Returns for an Encore Performance

Monday, August 12, 2013

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Nothing in the VoIP community this year quite captured the hearts and minds of geeks around the world like Brian West’s “Lenny.” For anyone that’s ever been dogged by obnoxious telemarketers or that’s had to deal with less than lucid tech support inquiries, Lenny was a godsend. Finally, we all had a place to send those poor souls while getting our daily chuckle listening to the results. If you’re late to the party and missed all the fun, then start… 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

7 Steps to Skytopia: Pain-Free Calls with Skype and Asterisk

7 Steps to Skytopia: Pain-Free Calls with Skype and Asterisk

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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What do calls to and from a few 100 million of your closest Skype friends around the world have in common with Asterisk? Well, now they’re free calls to and from your nearest Asterisk extension! Today we’ll show you how to build your own non-commercial Skype gateway to Asterisk in under 15 minutes using freely available, open source tools and a few Nerd Vittles scripts.

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…

How Good Can a $298 Android Tablet Be?

How Good Can a $298 Android Tablet Be?

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

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Here’s the best tablet deal on the planet. The feature set and performance are surprisingly good.