Callpod Phoenix Provides Bluetooth Conferencing With Headsets

We talked about this briefly in our review of Callpod's Dragon Bluetooth headset, but the company (who also brought you the Chargepod) is coming out with a conferencing solution as well. Instead of hooking up two Dragon headsets directly to each other, you can connect a bunch of them through a Phoenix, which serves as… » 1/03/08 7:20pm 1/03/08 7:20pm

AT&T/Cingular Denying Free Conference Calls to Subscribers

If you've had to do phone conferencing at work, you're probably familiar with these free conference services that AT&T/Cingular has just decided to block. The company claims that these services, many of which are terminated (the end point of the call) in a call exchange in Iowa that has a 712 area code. The local… » 3/20/07 12:00pm 3/20/07 12:00pm

Apple's iPhone Depends Heavily on OS X Integration

One of the main attractions of Apple's upcoming iPhone is how much integration it will have with OS X. Being able to sync your calendar, contacts, tasks, email, files, bookmarks, and whatever else with your Mac is a dream for many Apple users today. But how much integration and how heavily Apple is counting on this to… » 12/06/06 9:30am 12/06/06 9:30am

Cisco's HD Video Conferencing Impresses Robert Scoble

Retailing at $80,000 for one screen and $300,000 for three screens, Cisco's telepresence technology simulates the act of actually being there, which is way better than traditional teleconferencing. The whole setup is backed by a supercomputer, three plasma screens with 1080p/30FPS video, and is SIP based, running over… » 10/23/06 7:10pm 10/23/06 7:10pm