The Mac Mini PBX is Discovered

I hate writing about something that we sell through the Voxilla Store, but news is news (and no-news is no-news) and our friend Andy Abramson gave us the opening. A German company, 4S newcom, is pitching an IP PBX that is loaded on an Apple iPod Shuffle (news?) and runs on a Mac Mini (no-news). The system, called iBlue, will begin shipping on November 6th, to coincide with the VON Europe conference in Berlin. An entry level system will be priced at 2,999 Euros (about US$3,750) and consists of … [Read more...]

VON Boston Gets In Gear

The BEEPBEEPBEEPBEEPBEEP of propane forklifts aggravated my mood for most of the day today, as hundreds of Teamsters and employees of many of the world's most important IP Communications companies banged and whirred and taped and hammered together display booths and tradeshow paraphernalia on the cavernous exhibit floor of the Boston Convention Center. Now, a little less than an hour from the VON Conference's Opening Reception, the fork lifts are in clean-up mode at the far reaches of the … [Read more...]