In a previous article, we introduced PPTP VPNs for interconnecting remote users and branch offices to a central network hub. Known as a hub-and-spoke VPN, the advantage of this design is it lets remote users participate as peers in an existing home office LAN. It’s simple to set up and easy to maintain. The drawback is vulnerability to man-in-the-middle attacks. Today, we want to revisit the more traditional client-server VPN which relies upon a central server but uses a star… Read More ›
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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 ›
What a difference a Jelly Bean can make! Home runs don’t come easy in the technology arena especially in the tablet market with a third-generation, 800-pound gorilla named iPad® already sitting in the room and an upstart Kindle Fire® threatening to burn the house down. But, if you’ve been disappointed by the fit and finish of previous Android releases, then it’s time to have another look. Whether you’re a road warrior or a couch potato, you’re gonna love the new… Read More ›
A few weeks ago we introduced you to Bill Simon’s SIP to Google Voice Gateway featuring YATE. This let you set up a SIP connection to your Google Voice accounts in about 5 minutes by filling out a simple web form. Today, we take it to the next plateau for those who prefer to do it yourself. With a little assistance from Bill (about 99% of the brainpower behind what you’re about to read), we’re pleased to now offer you… 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 present our 10-minute explanation of why we’ve shelved our iPhone and never looked back. In the process, you’ll discover the world’s best cordless SIP telephone…