Smartphones

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.

Bluetooth Proximity Detection for Automatic Call Forwarding

Bluetooth Proximity Detection for Automatic Call Forwarding

Monday, February 6, 2012

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Today we’ve updated one of our old favorites to walk you through using a smartphone to automatically forward your Asterisk calls when you leave your home or office using Bluetooth. It’s a 15-minute project with PBX in a Flash 2.

Picking the Best (and worst) Cellphone and Provider for 2012

Picking the Best (and worst) Cellphone and Provider for 2012

Thursday, January 5, 2012

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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.

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

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.

Motorola Xoom: A Disappointing Introduction to Android 3.0

Motorola Xoom: A Disappointing Introduction to Android 3.0

Monday, February 28, 2011

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You can read the puff pieces on the Motorola Xoom and Android 3.0 from the Silicon Valley Groupies or read our hands-on review for the real skinny before you buy…

The Perfect Valentine: $149 Android + $25 Virgin Mobile Plan

The Perfect Valentine: $149 Android + $25 Virgin Mobile Plan

Friday, February 11, 2011

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Close your eyes and picture a cellphone that looks like Google’s Nexus One paired with a $25 3G cellphone plan with unlimited data, unlimited messaging and 300 minutes a month. No, you’re not dreaming. And it’s just in time for Valentine’s Day!

Samsung Galaxy Tab: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Samsung Galaxy Tab: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Monday, January 3, 2011

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Today we bring you up close and personal with the AT&T crippleware edition of the Samsung Galaxy Tab. Find out why AT&T, Google, and Samsung take top honors for delivering 2010’s Most Crippled Device of the Year.