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Wii would like to voip

Ferenc Veres, Staff Writer voip.com
January 23, 2007 – It's still early days for the Nintendo Wii and you can just about taste the desperation as people frantically try to locate consoles. Those few lucky fans who somehow managed to get their hands on one are pretty much guaranteed a one-way ticket to gamer nirvana-at least until their nunchucks batteries give out. Read More »

CES 2007 Retrospective

Ferenc Veres, Staff Writer voip.com
January 15, 2007 – Every year, leading tech companies from around the world gather up their most impressive gadgetry and make a holy pilgrimage to the City of Sin for the annual International Consumer Electronics Show. With up to 300,000 attendees and around 1.6 million square feet of high-tech treasure spread out across the Las Vegas landscape, CES is the largest consumer electronics show in the world. Read More »

Secure your voip today!

Ferenc Veres, Staff Writer voip.com
January 15, 2007 – The information about voip security for a residential voip user usually overly technical and often doesn't translate well for average voip customers. At voip.com, we sifted through the mountain of extraneous information to bring you the top five ways you can help make your voip system more secure. Read More »

Mod Your Pod

Ferenc Veres, Staff Writer voip.com
December 18, 2006 – 2006 saw an absolute onslaught of novelty voip phone - everything from voip enabled computer mice to physical avatars that plug into your computer's USB port and move around when you talk. And who could forget voip-on-a-stick? A USB memory stick, that is. Read More »

10 Don't Miss Voip Podcasts

Ferenc Veres, Staff Writer voip.com
December 14, 2006 – Want to keep your finger on the pulse of the voip Internet phone industry but don't quite know where to find it? You could take a page from your childhood and wander the non-fiction section of your local public library, hoping to find that one perfect book--however technology evolves at such a fast rate that traditional publishing models have a difficult time keeping up. And let's face it, library budgets aren't what they used to be. Read More »

Realtime Language Translators for Voip

Ferenc Veres, Staff Writer voip.com
December 04, 2006 – Ask any voip fan what their new feature wish list looks like and you will probably find on-the-fly language translation somewhere in the top 10. Technology has evolved to the point where geographic barriers are no longer very relevant - a broadband connection and voip internet phone service are all you need to get globally connected. Read More »

Beat the Wintertime Blues with Voip

Ferenc Veres, Staff Writer voip.com
November 21, 2006 – Do your white Christmases always turn blue? The Wintertime Blues affects up to 20% of the population, with 4-6% of those afflicted developing a more serious form, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). While SAD often needs to be treated with medication and light therapy, the Blues can be managed with some simple lifestyle changes. Read More »

Top 10 Voip Books Geared Toward Consumers

Ferenc Veres, Staff Writer voip.com
October 09, 2006 – It isn't hard finding books about voice over IP (voip) phone systems. You can find ones that explain how to evaluate packet switched voice quality, some that explore the architecture of voip, and even a few that cover security concerns for converged voice and data networks. But coming up with books aimed at the residential voip market is a lot like looking for that needle in the haystack. Read More »

Adjust the sound for voip in Windows

Ferenc Veres, Staff Writer voip.com
September 26, 2006 – If you've launched a voip call from your computer only to discover the audio isn't working right, don't worry. You won't be relegated to IM-only communication; it's pretty easy to fix most sound problems on your Windows computer. Read More »

Pulver's Proposition for Disaster Communication

Emma Watts, Staff Writer voip.com
September 18, 2006 – More than a year after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast region, 750,000 evacuees are still scattered across the US and communication remains fragmented. Members of the telecom vanguard, Jeff Pulver and Tom Evslin, believe there's a simple and relatively inexpensive way to restore some continuity to the post-disaster communication picture-something as mundane as voicemail. Read More »