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Meet Acer Spin 713: A Phenomenal Computer for All Seasons

Meet Acer Spin 713: A Phenomenal Computer for All Seasons

Monday, November 16, 2020

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It’s a portable office. It’s a movie theater. It’s a LAMP server. It’s a desktop PC. It’s a tablet computer. It’s a Chrome browser. It’s an Android platform. It’s a Linux server. And it gets almost 8 years of free software and firmware updates. Meet the $629 Acer Chromebook Spin 713. And, with Black Friday coming soon, be on the lookout for an additional $100 in savings. The checklist of superlatives is almost too lengthy to mention: a touchscreen of… Read More ›

2019 Technology RoundUp: What’s Hot and What’s Not

2019 Technology RoundUp: What’s Hot and What’s Not

Monday, December 23, 2019

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Best of the Internet: American Road Warrior’s Fall Roundup

Best of the Internet: American Road Warrior’s Fall Roundup

Friday, September 1, 2017

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The Internet is all about sharing the best finds and once a year we like to take a fresh look at what’s new and exciting whether you travel frequently or not. While the primary focus of Nerd Vittles is VoIP technology, you can’t provide the best VoIP solutions without also exploring network and cellular technology. And, as the old saying goes, all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. When we travel for more than a day or… Read More ›

Santa’s Secret: Deploying Google Pixel as a Free VoIP Phone

Santa’s Secret: Deploying Google Pixel as a Free VoIP Phone

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

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Nov. 21 UPDATE: As rumored, RingPlus has now announced the termination of ALL existing plans. Details here. NEWS FLASH: We interrupt our normal editorial schedule to bring you this update. Many of our readers joined us in embracing RingPlus cellular service with the promise of free monthly calling in exchange for a modest upfront contribution. As with almost every something-for-nothing deal, it looks as if the death spiral may have begun with the abrupt termination of more than a dozen… 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 ›

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 ›

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

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…