NEWS & BLOG

8 Reasons Your Wi-Fi Could Be Slow

Perhaps web pages are loading slowly, or maybe your signal keeps dropping out. No matter what the issue, one thing is for certain: slow Wi-Fi can make the most patient of us very cross. This is particularly true if you use Wi-Fi for business, and you need it to function properly to get work done. Or if you use a soft phone like Bria with your VoIP business phone system, a good Wi-Fi signal is essential.

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Latest Voice Tech: Headphones That Are Always Listening & Will Play Back Sounds

Imagine waking up and putting an earbud in everyday, as routinely as you put on your watch. Then imagine going throughout the day, attending various meetings across the city, with your little earbud reminding you of what was said last time you were in that particular spot. It is still in concept stages, but we are excited about a new headphone technology that will create a “sound version of Google Maps”, with people able to replay conversations, music and ambient noise from their past.

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3 COOL THINGS YOU CAN DO IN THE NEW GOOGLE EARTH

Technology cannot replace real experiences, but it can provide a window into experiences that we wouldn’t otherwise have glimpsed. Our favourite new technology has nothing to do with office phones or VoIP business phone systems, but rather… earth!  Google Earth relaunched this week, with features that will help us all to explore new parts of our planet in an exciting amount of detail. And needless to say, we have spent hours exploring it and still aren’t bored.

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The Wearable That Will Tell You How People Are Feeling from the Sound of their Voice

Some people take great pride in their EQ, i.e. their ability to recognise emotions and discern between different feelings, both in themselves and others.  It is a powerful quality to have, and one that embodies to the very essence of being human. But is it possible that a device can detect human emotion better than humans themselves? Possibly, at least for some of us. New wearable tech developed by researchers at MIT can tell you how someone is feeling from the sound of their voice. 

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The Weirdest Gadgets from CES 2017 - The Largest Tech Show on Earth

This  year the largest technology show on earth unveiled some remarkable new gadgets. The CES 2017 (Consumer Electronics Show), which takes place in Las Vegas every January, showcased everything from a bluetooth headset that muffles your voice for privacy to a "smart" whistle that is capable of emailing your contacts. 

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The 5 Dominating Technology Trends of 2017

It is a New Year, bringing with it new resolutions, and of course—new technology!  But will 2017 be the year where the most interesting budding tech becomes mainstream? No one knows for sure, but we can make some educated predictions on which technology trends will dominate the landscape.

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Need a Christmas Present Idea?

It is a gadget that is useful for almost anyone, and affordable at that. Better yet, it is a gadget that can be used by those who have no interest in technology and technology fanatics alike.

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A Different Kind of Time: The man who makes £100,000 watches

Somewhere in the Isle of Man, in a small studio no one has every heard of, the best watches in the world are born. 

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Why Companies Are Spending Billions on Their Offices

You might think that with an increase in flexible working, home working and office mobility solutions, the office as we know it may cease to exist. Why would we need big offices if most people are working elsewhere most of the time? Surely with unified communications solutions, video conferencing and one-number contactability—coming into the office will soon be a thing of the past.

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The Lost Art of Talking on the Phone

What do you do if you need to communicate with someone?

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