Why the Desktop VoIP Telephone isn’t Going Away

Major leaps in technology allow business phones — the desktop VoIP telephone — to serve a rapidly growing range of needs. Trefor.net welcomes “VoIP Week” contributor Jeff Rodman, Polycom‘s Chief Technology Evangelist. Since co-founding the company in 1990 Jeff has been instrumental in the realization of Polycom’s iconic products for voice, video, network communications, and […]

Post Office needs investment

Post Office needs investment. Hot on the tail of yesterday’s musical post I have another one for you. This post has to be read with the theme tune for kids cartoon Postman Pat buzzing in your ear. Ready? I’ll begin. I’ve ordered some books – from Amazon fwiw. Over the last few days they have arrived, […]

cop this – who is number 72 in the top 100 tech blogs? :)

I realise that this doesn’t mean much but in the interest of enlightenment and world peace I would like to share with you this  fine infographic in which I appear at the magnificent ranking of number 72 in the top 100 tech blogs to follow in 2013:) Fame at last. Other than using the Alexa […]

Predictions for 2013 & BBC Radio Lincolnshire appearance on New Year’s Day

I stopped doing predictions for the new year some time ago. Wet your finger and hold it up in the air. That said I always predict that Wales will win the rugby 6 Nations. Why would I bet on any other outcome? This year though I am going to be live on BBC Radio Lincolnshire […]

Preps in place for the punters and their phones – London2012 Olympics

I’ve discussed what BT has done make sure the athletes, journos and hangers on have a great communications experience during the Olympics. That’s fine. For me though the biggest test is going to be what kind of experience we punters have.  There will be far more of us and we will be wanting to upload […]

A Home Packed with Technology

I have decided, and I haven’t told my wife this, that my house needs to be a case study for the connected home. The technological home of the future.  The question is what does this connected home look like? I have Cat 5 cabling downstairs a switch, wifi and shortly I will have FTTC. This […]

The impact of digital technologies on the mind – House of Lords style

Over my toast this morning I was flicking through last week’s Hansard, as you do. Yaaawn I hear you say. Come now say I. Buried deep in this mountain of sleep inducing text can be found valuable nuggets of information worthy of dissemination to the wider audience. I am here to serve. On 5th December […]

Broadband Technology: Bonded ADSL Solutions — Shareband

Over the last couple of years we have been testing Shareband, a broadband technology solution for bonding ADSL lines together. In theory, if you use 4 ADSLs you can get 4 times the speed of a single connection. Of course this type of broadband solution has been available for years using Cisco equipment and multi-link technology. In practice, however, […]

Technology Talk for Oakham School

I was asked to do a short talk on technology for the pupils of Oakham School. It presented some challenges – how to cram the subject into ten minutes or so. I decided that the best and most efficient way to do it was to make use of web technology to deliver the talk. This short video is […]