Monthly Archives: October 2010

When Disruptive Innovations Collide

A “disruptive innovation” is an innovation that disrupts an existing market. As telephone service becomes an extension of the Internet, the number of ways to make calls has exploded. There are landlines, cell phones, and various forms of Voice over … Continue reading

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Unified Voice, Text, and Visual Voicemail

Many people today have more than one phone number and voice mailbox. You may have a cell phone, a home phone (landline), and an office or business phone. Just telling people where to reach you and checking your voice mail … Continue reading

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Formatting International Phone Numbers in Apple’s Address Book

If you’re like many Americans, you may not have thought much about making international phone calls unless you need to travel or call friends or family overseas. Apple’s Address Book offers a lot of flexibility for formatting phone numbers to … Continue reading

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A Better Way to Keep Track of your Calls

If you are a small business owner who uses a Mac, a landline phone, and an iPhone or iPad, Phone Amego can tie them all together. You can be notified with on-screen caller ID for calls received on your landline … Continue reading

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Telephone Tools for Mac OS X

In Mac OS X Tiger, Apple’s Address Book had the ability to connect with a Bluetooth phone to provide two rather nice features: It could display caller ID information for incoming calls and bring up the corresponding Address Book entry … Continue reading

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