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O2 vs. T-Mobile (UK)

May 6, 2008 by · 17 Comments 

As some of you may know, I’ve had some issues with my current carrier T-Mobile. Not horrible issues, just annoyances that can sometimes make me wonder if the grass is greener on another carrier. These annoyances included delay in sms reception, coverage, and 3G downtime. However, the reason why I had T-Mobile in the first […]

Electronics Recycling

January 24, 2008 by · 3 Comments 

Ever wondered what to do with all the obsolete electronics taking up space in your house? Here is a list of current electronics recycling policies from major companies and retailers. Most offer free recycling for new purchases, and a few offer paid take-back of older products, or offer outsourced recycling programs. Information provided is applicable […]

Gizmo Project now even more usable by many!

September 14, 2007 by · Leave a Comment 

Gizmo, have now released a java client that allows you to basically have the same functionality that exists on the desktop client, but on your mobile phone. What this means is that you are no longer limited to just Nokia phones with wifi, now you can access all the Gizmo VoIP goodness via simpler phones […]

VoIP Provider Comparison… Part 3 – UI design

July 31, 2007 by · 10 Comments 

During this series, we’ve looked at all of the important factors that differentiate the major soft-client VoIP providers from each other. However, there is one factor that people take into consideration when making up their mind about a particular solution. Unfortunately, this factor is the least quantifiable of all: UI design. Some people like simplicity […]

VoIP provider comparison… Part 2.1 – Reliability

July 30, 2007 by · 21 Comments 

Continuing on with my analysis, I wanted to see which of these providers were reliable and which were not. Fortunately, this is a pretty simple analysis, since something either works consistently or it doesn’t. Do not confuse this with call quality, that is a different analysis, and you can see my thoughts on the call […]

VoIP provider comparison… Part 2 – Call Quality

July 25, 2007 by · 39 Comments 

This analysis is probably the least objective of the VoIP provider comparison series, for I’m going solely on my perceptions of voice quality and not comparing codecs or bit rates. Different people will most likely have different opinions on the matter, but again, I am merely going on what I have experienced. Feel free to […]

VoIP provider comparison… Part 1.5 – Customer Service

July 24, 2007 by · 2 Comments 

Continuing on with my analysis, I wanted to see which of these providers solved customer problems quickly. I haven’t really had that many customer service issue with any of the service providers… so I haven’t artificially created them (although I may try in the future, just to try and round out the ratings). As it […]

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