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WebRTC: Asterisk Joins the Brave New World of Real Time Communications

WebRTC: Asterisk Joins the Brave New World of Real Time Communications

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

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This week we’ll be wading into the world of real time communications and the Asterisk® 11 implementation of WebRTC, a JavaScript API that makes it easy to build click-to-call systems and softphone interfaces using nothing more than a web page. To simplify the task of creating an Asterisk 11/WebRTC platform, we’ve created a free virtual appliance for you that can be deployed in a matter of minutes on any Windows®, Mac®, Linux® or Solaris® desktop using Oracle’s VirtualBox®. In producing… Read More ›

Introducing PBX in a Phone: Grandstream GXP2200 featuring Incredible PBX

Introducing PBX in a Phone: Grandstream GXP2200 featuring Incredible PBX

Monday, November 26, 2012

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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 ›

Black Friday Deals: Buyers’ Guide to VoIP and Mobile Stocking Stuffers for 2012

Black Friday Deals: Buyers’ Guide to VoIP and Mobile Stocking Stuffers for 2012

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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Tech toys continue to proliferate and, to get you in the Christmas spirit, we thought we would run down our short list of Must Have’s for 2012 so that you’ll be prepared for your Black Friday shopping spree. It’s just 10 days away! Cell Phone Paradise In the smartphone category, the iPhone 5 ranks up there as one of the most disappointing offerings of the year in our book. Apple continues to force obsolescence with a new nano SIM card… Read More ›

Straight Talk: Keep AT&T Humming While Chopping Your Cellphone Bill in Half

Straight Talk: Keep AT&T Humming While Chopping Your Cellphone Bill in Half

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

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It takes a lot to get us excited about a cellphone service deal these days. But, we’ve got two terrific deals to tell you about today, and both of them are thanks to WalMart. If you have an iPhone or Android smartphone or any other GSM phone plan with AT&T in the United States and you’re the lone wolf or only have a few phones on your plan, you don’t want to miss this opportunity. You can cut your monthly… Read More ›

5-Minute VoIP: Deploying a SIP to Google Voice Gateway

5-Minute VoIP: Deploying a SIP to Google Voice Gateway

Monday, June 11, 2012

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Today we’ll walk you through the 5-minute setup process to configure a SIP gateway for any Google Voice number. Once in place, you can make and receive Google Voice calls using not only your 10-digit Google Voice number but also through any SIP device in the world.

The Bluetooth Revolution: Watch What We Can Do

The Bluetooth Revolution: Watch What We Can Do

Monday, April 30, 2012

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Some amazing Bluetooth developments are paving the way to smarter vehicles and watches. Today we’ll show you some of them and introduce a slick network management utility for use with your new Sony SmartWatch.

Introducing NeoRouter VPN: A Star Is Born

Introducing NeoRouter VPN: A Star Is Born

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

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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.

Introducing PPTP VPNs: The Travelin’ Man’s Best Friend

Introducing PPTP VPNs: The Travelin’ Man’s Best Friend

Monday, April 9, 2012

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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.