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The SOHO Dream Machine: A Unified Communications Platform for Under $200

The SOHO Dream Machine: A Unified Communications Platform for Under $200

Monday, October 12, 2015

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Remember when you could buy an awesome server for under $200? Thanks to Intel® and Yogi Berra, it’s déjà vu all over again! Years ago we discovered a machine called the Acer Revo that could be had for about $200. It met all of the Unified Communications requirements that a home office or small office could dream of, but then they doubled in price. That led us to the Raspberry Pi 2. While it met the basic needs for most… Read More ›

The Voice Recognition Revolution: Move Over Siri and Meet the New Kids

The Voice Recognition Revolution: Move Over Siri and Meet the New Kids

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

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The automobile manufacturers had the right idea years ago. Make it easy to change the temperature in your vehicle. Just say "cooler" or "warmer." That project went about as well as their GPS interfaces are progressing today. So let’s give credit where credit is due. Apple’s Siri revolutionized voice recognition by making it something really useful on the smartphone. If you’ve wondered who Siri actually is, wonder no more. You’re in for a pleasant surprise. Meet Siri from Australia. And… Read More ›

Introducing the Incredible PBX 13 ISO: A Turnkey Asterisk 13 Server for Everyman

Introducing the Incredible PBX 13 ISO: A Turnkey Asterisk 13 Server for Everyman

Sunday, September 27, 2015

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11/22/2015: The Incredible PBX 13 ISO has been updated to support USB Flash installers. Click here for the latest tutorial. We’ve spent much of 2015 developing a new GPL VoIP platform for virtually every Linux flavor in the universe with Incredible PBX installers for CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, and Raspbian for the Raspberry Pi. Along the way we introduced the first turnkey aggregations for Asterisk® 13, an incredible new platform that’s been under development for several years. Until now, we’ve left… Read More ›

The Return of the 5-Minute PBX: Incredible PBX (Certified Edition) for VirtualBox

The Return of the 5-Minute PBX: Incredible PBX (Certified Edition) for VirtualBox

Monday, September 14, 2015

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Today we’re paying a fresh visit to our favorite virtual machine platform and introducing a turnkey unified communications server for home, SOHO, and small business use. Unlike last week’s platform that required a $35 investment in a Raspberry Pi 2, this week’s offering requires zero hardware investment. And you still get the same software collection at the same great price, totally free… as in beer. The VirtualBox® platform runs atop any Windows PC, Mac, Linux desktop, or Solaris machine and… Read More ›

VoIP at Your Fingertips: Incredible PBX GUI for Raspberry Pi 2 with Asterisk 13

VoIP at Your Fingertips: Incredible PBX GUI for Raspberry Pi 2 with Asterisk 13

Monday, September 7, 2015

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NEWS FLASH: New Incredible PBX release with Raspbian 8 Jessie supports BOTH the Raspberry Pi 3 and the Raspberry Pi 2. Much improved installer and overall performance! Check out the new tutorial and download the new image here. Today we’re pleased to introduce the ultimate hobbyist platform to learn about and then to deploy and use VoIP and unified communications in your home, home office, or small business. You’ll need a couple hours and a $35 Raspberry Pi 2 with… Read More ›

Asterisk Server Troubleshooting: Finding and Fixing Bugs & Gremlins in Your PBX

Asterisk Server Troubleshooting: Finding and Fixing Bugs & Gremlins in Your PBX

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

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View image | gettyimages.com Ashton-Tate of dBASE® fame used to call them anomalies. Sheer arrogance kept them from ever quite admitting there was an actual bug in their software. We don’t claim to be quite so perfect. If you use any software for very long, you’re going to encounter bugs. But not all reported problems turn out to be bugs. Many turn out to be errors generated by users that don’t quite know what they’re doing because they never bothered… Read More ›

Why Reinvent the Wheel: Incredible PBX GUI Application User’s Guide

Why Reinvent the Wheel: Incredible PBX GUI Application User’s Guide

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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We’ve spent the last two months introducing a half dozen new flavors of Incredible PBX™ featuring the new GPL-compliant Incredible PBX GUI. We hope you’re enjoying the new builds. But it’s Back-to-School Time in the United States so today we’re shifting gears and providing a refresher course on the three dozen or so applications for Asterisk® that accompany every Incredible PBX install. For those just beginning your Incredible PBX adventure, start here and choose your favorite platform. There are plenty… Read More ›

Introducing Incredible PBX GUI for AsteriskNOW and the FreePBX Distro

Introducing Incredible PBX GUI for AsteriskNOW and the FreePBX Distro

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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Before we get started today, let’s clear the air on a few things that have been brought to our attention. We’re not opposed to any organization making money. That includes Digium® and Sangoma®. And we fully appreciate that both of these companies need to make money to continue to deliver first rate products like Asterisk® and FreePBX®. Our fundamental disagreement with SchmoozeCom and now Sangoma stems from their sales methodology. In a nutshell, they’ve taken what purports to be an… Read More ›