Category: Product Reviews

  • Barnes and Noble Nook

    Caveat:  I have not tried the Nook.  The information below is from information I received at the store or online. You may know by now that I have been resistant to adopting the electronic readers (oddly enough for someone who loves new technology). You also probably know that I love to read (see  and, to me, […]

  • ReadyTalk: A Quick Peek

    Rating:  3 WaterTowers (a web conferencing application) I had heard about ReadyTalk from some friends.  Not one to pass up an opportunity to test an application that I had never heard of, I went to the ReadyTalk web site to download and try the demo. Unfortunately, to participate in the “trial” (you know I like […]

  • Lifesize Desktop Review

    Lifesize Desktop Review

    Rating:  4 WaterTowers  (for leading the SIP only charge) UPDATE August 24, 2011: Read all about the latest LifeSize products, services, here. If only everything I have tried in the past 20 years were this easy, I’d be a millionaire several times over!  🙂 Lifesize has entered the desktop market with a SIP only (yes…SIP only) application […]

  • Applause Videoconferencing

    Rating: 4 WaterTowers (high quality video w multipoint for everyone) As you are aware from previous blog entries, the latest round of desktop videoconferencing applications, while very good, are aimed at the corporate infrastructure and user.  If you are a small business standing out there all alone, your choices for desktop videoconferencing are few and […]