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Second Life, Web Hacking Edition

To keep busy, I’ve been doing web sites for two non-profits, my church and the local Road Scholar Lifetime Learning Institute Network affiliate sponsored by Old Dominion University. ¬†Both web sites were in need of updates for the brave new world of iPhone and iPad. Neither site was responsive and both had become disorganized as […]

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OOMA for Business

OOMA for Business. A small church updates its telephone system

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OOMA for Business

My church had been dissatisfied by the service from its phone carrier. Multiple annoyances led the office staff to seek an alternative but the most telling was that the phone system was difficult to manage. Most troubling was that the staff could not change call forwarding from outside the office. The Incumbent The incumbent¬†was providing […]

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Ooma Gumma, One Number to Rule them All

With apologies to Pink Floyd! What is Ooma? Ooma is yet another VOiP telephone service but one with a twist, Astersik running on the subscriber equipment and Google Voice integration. It was Google Voice integration that hooked me. Ordering I purchased my subscriber equipment directly from Ooma.com. The web store was a bit colicky when […]

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Google Voice Don’t Talk Southern

Hey Daddy this. Aunt Nancy, I was just returning your call, had a rental exactly when you called earlier in the couldn’t talk, but get back with me when you get a minute. Okay. That. Just What is Google Voice Google Voice is a new twist on plain old telephone service that integrates land and […]