My recent review of the Polycom SoundPoint IP335 raised an interesting question in some readers minds. Several readers wanted to know about the comparative sizes of the LCD displays across the various SoundPoint models. Since I have the IP335, an IP450 and my trusty IP650 in-house at the moment it was just a matter of time before I could take some photos to illustrate the differences.
Now here’s something truly odd. This afternoon I took Shadow out for a walk through the neighborhood. This was just our usual PM stroll. However, about three blocks from our house we stumbled upon an AT&T wiring cabinet…unlocked and wide open.
The folks at Junction Networks / OnSIP have recently posted a review of the Aastra 6730i, a recent entry-level offering in the Aastra lineup.
The entire 67xx series features Aastra’s Hi-Q technology. Hi-Q includes the combination of the G.722 wideband codec and software based compensation for the physical properties of the transducers on the device.
Blogging about blogging is a kind of meta-blogging. I've not done much of that as yet, but this is something of a start. I'm even adding "meta" as a category for posts. Now on to the idea at hand... In…
Over at Ars Technica Rudolf van der Berg has a nice story called, “ENUM: Dragging telephone numbers into the Internet Age.” The story includes a some nice background on the history of phone numbers and the possibilities presented by ENUM.
To get a little more into ENUM you need to go back in time just a bit. IT Conversations offers a podcast version of an Etel 2007 presentation by John Todd about ENUM. The slides from John’s presentation are also available.
Back in the 1970’s when I was a kid my parents eventually succumb to my pleading and bought me one of those nice 100-In-1 kits that were found at every Radio Shack. It was a blast. However, the components that held the greatest interest were those that could actually been seen to do something…especially the LEDs.
LEDs are simply amazing. They produce a bright visible light while using very little power. In the 30+ years since then LEDs have moved into all kinds of applications that were once dominated by incandescent or fluorescent light sources.