Pixel, iPhone, Galaxy, oh my! Why pay a premium when every phone runs the same apps?

zdnet all blogs - Wed, 10/04/2017 - 20:04
When you start talking about a $400 to $600 difference in price, the mystique and perceived advantages of a brand and OS platform look a bit silly when they all run the same applications.
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Open Source Asterisk 15 Released

DigiumBlogs - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 19:46

Today marks the launch of Asterisk 15, the next great release of Asterisk.  Asterisk 15 continues in the line of previous major releases, such as Asterisk 13 and Asterisk 14. 

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Photos: From the first PCs to the ThinkPad – classic IBM machines

zdnet all blogs - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 19:00
On the occasion of ThinkPad's 25th birthday, we recall some of IBM's best known creations: from the Selectric typewriter to the IBM PC to the iconic laptop brand acquired by Lenovo in 2005.
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WhatsApp, WinZip among the most blacklisted apps in the enterprise

zdnet all blogs - Tue, 10/03/2017 - 18:00
These apps, among others, apparently pose a serious threat to business security.
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How to improve your iPhone or iPad battery life with iOS 11

zdnet all blogs - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 20:03
New to iOS 11? Here's how you can conserve your battery power with the latest software update.
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iOS 11.0.1 update causes havoc for some iPhone and iPad users

zdnet all blogs - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 15:55
The latest update for iOS 11 adds crashes, laggy performance, and frame drops to the already rocky release.
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Sex robot molested, destroyed at electronics show

zdnet all blogs - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 14:26
The past year has seen a proliferation of sex robots, with plenty of accompanying controversy.
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Here are the Apple products you shouldn't buy (and three that you can't buy anymore)

zdnet all blogs - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
Just because Apple offers something for sale doesn't mean that it's a good idea to buy it! Here's a list of Apple products that you shouldn't buy, along with three that you can't buy anymore.
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So much OPEN SOURCE LOVE at AstriCon!

DigiumBlogs - Thu, 09/28/2017 - 23:27

With less than a week to go, everyone is getting very excited for another AstriCon, and the team at Digium has gone into over-drive to ensure that another top class

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Everything is a GO for AstriCon in Orlando! Only 2 weeks to go…

DigiumBlogs - Wed, 09/20/2017 - 00:12

As I am sure you know, much of Florida and parts other states in the southeast U.S., and places further afield, are continuing to recover from the impact of Hurricane

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New to iOS 11? Change these privacy and security settings right now

zdnet all blogs - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 21:29
Before you do anything on your iPhone or iPad, you should lock it down. This is how you do it.
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The 10 most secure locations in the world

zdnet all blogs - Fri, 09/15/2017 - 19:03
From secretive military bases to massive hoards of gold, these are the coolest locations you'll never get to visit
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Call Logs and Call History Reports: The Power They Can Provide

DigiumBlogs - Tue, 09/12/2017 - 18:50

It’s time for your history lesson – your call history lesson. Sure, it’s not glamorous.  In terms of business phone system features, ‘call history’ doesn’t have the panache of a

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Business Phone Systems Buyer’s Guide: Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Business Phone System

DigiumBlogs - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 19:17

You may not realize it, but having the right business phone system can drastically improve your business. Most people don’t immediately think of investing in a new business phone system

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AstriCon Keynote Details Released

DigiumBlogs - Thu, 08/31/2017 - 18:44

The keynote speeches at AstriCon are a significant part of the event, and other than the all-important Wrap-Up session, Dangerous Demos and Evening Receptions, they are the only all-participant sessions

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Why did CIA create a bogus software upgrade? To steal data from FBI, NSA

zdnet all blogs - Fri, 08/25/2017 - 17:08
WikiLeaks latest Vault 7 details the CIA's 'spy versus spy' Trojan.
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AstriCon Offers Asterisk Training for Every User Level

DigiumBlogs - Thu, 08/24/2017 - 18:53

The AstriCon pre-conference day has slowly evolved from merely commercial tracks into a more in-depth day of Asterisk training and workshops. This year, we will once again, offer Asterisk from

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10 reasons the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is best for business

zdnet all blogs - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 21:30
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was announced earlier today. The Note 7 left a gap for the enterprise, but the Note 8 aptly fills it and is better for most than any other modern smartphone.
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Tangled Up In Your Data Closet? Try Virtualization.

DigiumBlogs - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 20:21

For years it’s been a relatively simple process whenever you add a new piece of technology. Purchase the hardware. Run the wires. Power it up. Configure it. Then you deal

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AccuWeather caught sending user location data, even when location sharing is off

zdnet all blogs - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 18:15
A security researcher has found that the popular weather app sends private location data without the user's explicit permission to a firm designed to monetize user locations.
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