Last week was interesting if for no other reason because Apple released an amazing new product without tooting a single trumpet. In fact, the iPad Mini with Retina display was quietly made available on Apple’s web site in the middle of the night. Most believe that the rationale was that the devices were in such short supply that Apple couldn’t afford the PR nightmare of releasing a new product that very few could buy. Guess what? It’s still available. You… Read More ›
We were fully prepared to hate the Microsoft Surface Pro. After all, it was designed and produced by Microsoft, and we haven’t seen many flashes of brilliance from Redmond since the XBox. That was more than eleven years ago! Yes, Microsoft has new smartphones, but they’re too little, too late in our opinion. So why is the Surface Pro different? For openers, it runs pure Windows 8, not the Windows RT crippleware. While we’re not much of a Windows cheerleader… Read More ›
One of the long-term goals of the PBX in a Flash™ Project has always been the desire to integrate a full-featured PBX directly into a desktop phone. For those that travel or support small branch offices, this would be the best of all possible worlds. We never quite achieved it with PBX in a Flash, but thanks to the Raspberry Pi™, Grandstream’s new GXP2200, a couple of screws, and a power drill, we’ve found the perfect couple. Imagine managing a… Read More ›
We’re dusting off our favorite old trademark to introduce the all-new VPN in a Flash™ featuring NeoRouter™ 1.7 Free Server Edition. Last month we showed how to install NeoRouter as an add-on for existing PBX in a Flash™ servers. In sites with 10 or fewer machines to interconnect, this works extremely well. However, for those with major collections of servers and PCs scattered across the universe (up to 256!), you’re going to want dedicated hardware to manage your virtual private… Read More ›
Today we’re pleased to introduce a new one-minute installer for NeoRouter VPNs using PBX in a Flash 2 server. All of the software is free, and NeoRouter server and client software is free for up to 256 connections.
PPTP VPNs provide home-away-from-home transparency to home office network services. Simply stated, with a PPTP VPN, you get a private IP address on the home office LAN that lets you do almost anything you could have done sitting at a desk in the home office. Today we’re pleased to introduce a 2-minute installer for PBX in a Flash servers.
Today we provide a glimpse of our real world experience using the iPhone 4S, the Galaxy Nexus, and the Galaxy S II Skyrocket with a cautionary warning about Verizon.
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