Desktop Videoconferencing: History and Future

I gave my last presentation on videoconferencing in 2009.  Here are the slides. I remember when I talked about "mobile videoconferencing" in the last 2 slides, that I might have been pushing my luck with prognostication.  Looking back, I am very glad I did, because, now, in 2018, mobile videoconferencing is seen in almost every … Continue reading Desktop Videoconferencing: History and Future

List of Cloud Based Multipoint Video Conferencing Apps and Companies

NOTE: I checked the links on 3/31/2020 during the coronavirus / Covid-19 pandemic. They all work! 🙂 Cloud-based video conferencing is a great way for small to medium sized businesses to get involved with multi-point video conferencing. These businesses do not need to purchase expensive infrastructure components, nor do they need the support personnel needed to run … Continue reading List of Cloud Based Multipoint Video Conferencing Apps and Companies

Coronavirus and Telecommuting

I've resisted posting about this but, it needs to be said: This is 2020, and if you are not yet telecommuting for all the benefits of productivity, work-life balance, time, money saved. You NEED to start NOW! For your safety as well as the safety of others. And when the coronavirus threat has passed....keep telecommuting … Continue reading Coronavirus and Telecommuting

Youtube TV Revisited: Nearly Perfect

Cord cutting is rampant in 2020. Hundreds of thousands of customers are cutting-the-cord in favor of streaming options and Internet-only access in the home. I can see why. After a recent difficult time (putting it mildly) upgrading to the new Comcast / Xfinity 4k set-top box I gave up. Hey, Comcast....this is 2020 and installing … Continue reading Youtube TV Revisited: Nearly Perfect

5G Will Change the Way You Connect Your Home to the Internet

Paradigm Shift Very soon (within the next few years) the way we connect to the Internet, the way we watch TV, and the way we use our smartphones and other Internet connected devices (IoT) from home (or office / work) will change forever. Let me explain..... It's January 2020, and, there are, essentially, two ways … Continue reading 5G Will Change the Way You Connect Your Home to the Internet

Christmas Gifts for Geeks

Check out a lot more AmazonSmile Christmas Deals Please, support ForCarol.org (Drive Safe!) all year long by shopping on AmazonSmile. College Scholarships and Classroom Supplies for Teachers in memory of Carol Phan. Drive Safe! Never Forget (Carol, Chris, Kassy, and Bobby). Oculus Rift S PC-Powered VR Gaming Headset Now that Google killed the cardboard and smartphone … Continue reading Christmas Gifts for Geeks