Post Tagged with: "Wi-Fi"

Mobile Internet: The 2016 Road Warrior’s Guide to Choosing New Wheels

Mobile Internet: The 2016 Road Warrior’s Guide to Choosing New Wheels

Monday, January 18, 2016

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Embed from Getty Images OK. We’re not going to bring Mobile Computing down to the teepee level, but we have decided to dedicate a column regularly to Mobile Internet developments in the marketplace. Of course, our major focus will remain the impact on unified communications and especially Asterisk®, FreeSWITCH™, PBX in a Flash™, and Incredible PBX™. The idea here is to document a design that lets road warriors travel with the same communications dexterity that they have at home or… Read More ›

Mobile Internet: A 2015 Update on Caribbean Cruising and WiFi-Enabled Travel

Mobile Internet: A 2015 Update on Caribbean Cruising and WiFi-Enabled Travel

Monday, December 28, 2015

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We decided to spend Christmas a little differently this year and joined 10,000 of our closest friends on cruises to the Western Caribbean taking in Cozumel and Grand Cayman with a few extra days at sea. If you haven’t tried it, put it on your bucket list. Christmas week is a bargain and about 50% cheaper than the same cruise to ring in the new year. Rates start at about $300 per person for the 5-day cruise. You’d be hard-pressed… 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 ›

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 ›

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: 2013 Cellphone Navigation Guide

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: 2013 Cellphone Navigation Guide

Thursday, June 6, 2013

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Every year or so we like to take a fresh look at the cell phone landscape and reassess what makes the most sense for business, personal, and family use in terms of cost, functionality, and performance. Last year’s favorite based upon both cost and feature set was StraightTalk which offered unlimited talk, text, and data (sort of) on either the AT&T or T-Mobile network for $45 a month. Since that article was released, StraightTalk has quietly dropped the AT&T offering… Read More ›

Google Nexus 7 Review: State-of-the-Art Features, Performance & Price

Google Nexus 7 Review: State-of-the-Art Features, Performance & Price

Saturday, July 28, 2012

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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 ›

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.