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Incredible PBX on Steroids: The Asterisk-GUI Project Rolls On (Chapter 3)

Incredible PBX on Steroids: The Asterisk-GUI Project Rolls On (Chapter 3)

Monday, December 15, 2014

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We’re big fans of the new hybrid vehicles especially the Cadillac ELR. It combines an electric motor with a gas generator to give you the best of both worlds. For in-town driving, you get terrific performance at 1.5¢/mile using pure electric power. But you’re not hamstrung from venturing out to anywhere you choose using a traditional gas engine that can be refueled quickly at any time. In a nutshell, that’s the design philosophy that’s inspired development of Incredible PBX for… Read More ›

A Firsthand Look at Disaster Recovery: Tethering and IAX  with Asterisk

A Firsthand Look at Disaster Recovery: Tethering and IAX with Asterisk

Monday, October 20, 2014

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One of the exciting challenges of building a swimming pool is knowing that it’s just a matter of time until your Internet connection dies. As you might imagine, swimming pools are major construction and involve a lot of digging. And digging usually means some oops moments when cables get cut. In our case, we had watched the folks digging the trenches for all of the pool plumbing to be sure they didn’t accidentally whack one of three coax cables coming… Read More ›

The 5-Minute PBX: A Fresh Look at Oracle’s VirtualBox with Incredible PBX

The 5-Minute PBX: A Fresh Look at Oracle’s VirtualBox with Incredible PBX

Sunday, September 21, 2014

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Today we’re paying another visit to our favorite virtual machine platform and introducing four new VoIP images that let you compare features and performance of Asterisk® 11 running atop Ubuntu® 14 or Scientific Linux™ 6.5 with FreePBX® 2.11 or the just-released version 12 release candidate. Think of Incredible PBX™ as the VoIP glue stick that assembles all the necessary VoIP components and holds them together seamlessly. As with all Incredible PBX builds, you also get the full complement of goodies… Read More ›

VoIP Hardware Deal of the Year: Meet the $20 Pogoplug 4 with Incredible PBX

VoIP Hardware Deal of the Year: Meet the $20 Pogoplug 4 with Incredible PBX

Monday, September 8, 2014

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This week’s project is not for mere mortals. It’s for techies that also happen to be cheapskates frugal. You may recall the Pogoplug from yesteryear. Well, the Pogoplug 4 still is around and can be yours for under $20 with free 2-day shipping if you’re an Amazon Prime member. But the clock is ticking on these bad boys. Once they’re gone, they’re gone.1 UPDATE: There’s more good news. Now the cost with the Pogoplug Backup & Sharing model is just… Read More ›

Another Ride on the Wild Side: Introducing Incredible PBX for CentOS 6.5 and 7

Another Ride on the Wild Side: Introducing Incredible PBX for CentOS 6.5 and 7

Monday, July 21, 2014

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If you’re not one to turn down a new challenge and you consider yourself an open source purist, then this Bud’s for you. Last month we introduced the latest and greatest Ubuntu 14 offering with Incredible PBX. And today it’s RedHat’s turn with the brand new CentOS 7. Be forewarned that CentOS 7 is a very different Linux animal than CentOS 6.5, and it’s just two weeks old. RHEL 7 is only six weeks old. There are more than a… Read More ›

The Definitive VoIP Quickstart Guide: Incredible PBX for the Raspberry Pi

The Definitive VoIP Quickstart Guide: Incredible PBX for the Raspberry Pi

Monday, June 23, 2014

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It’s been a wild ride with the $35 Raspberry Pi®. Last month, sales of the Raspberry Pi topped three million. And, if you didn’t already know, the Raspberry Pi makes a near perfect platform for your very own VoIP PBX. It’s less than a ONE HOUR project! If you’re new to the party, imagine squeezing a 700 mHz ARM processor with 512MB of RAM, 2 USB ports, a 10/100 Ethernet port, an HDMI port, composite video, a separate audio jack,… Read More ›

Beware the Ides of May: It’s Hammertime for Google Voice

Beware the Ides of May: It’s Hammertime for Google Voice

Thursday, May 1, 2014

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You don’t have to be a soothsayer to appreciate what’s about to happen in the VoIP community. In just two weeks, millions of telephones in the United States are about to go silent. Let’s begin with what we know and don’t know about Google Voice and Google’s May 15 deadline. Google has made it crystal clear that XMPP connectivity to Google Voice is going away on May 15. What that means is that inbound and outbound calling using an XMPP… Read More ›

4 Months in Paradise: The Return of Free International VoIP Calling

4 Months in Paradise: The Return of Free International VoIP Calling

Friday, April 25, 2014

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With the impending implosion of Google Voice, it seemed appropriate to begin our quest for alternative termination providers. One of the real beauties of VoIP technology is you don’t have to put all of your eggs in one basket particularly in the termination department. It costs almost nothing to set up accounts with multiple providers for outbound calling. In addition to redundancy, the other clear advantage in using multiple providers for outbound calls is that you can take advantage of… Read More ›