3 Apps to Help Increase Your Android’s Battery Life

Sara Johns Devices, Energy Management, Newsletter

They’ll help you to make the most of your Android smartphone and tablet’s batteries. JuiceDefender is a very straightforward program with a simple interface. Whether you use its preset modes or you elect to tweak every setting to get the most from the program, it’s a simple way to save battery life. Juice Defender’s Balanced setting saves a decent amount …

Wilson Signal Boosters

Sara Johns Devices, Newsletter, Phone Services

You may think that a dropped call every once in a while isn’t that bad, and it’s not. Poor reception never created an emergency either. We can all adjust. Maybe by making sure not to be on an important call when going over the bridge where your calls drop ever single time or not going into the kitchen because you …

Happy Birthday California, You Innovative State!

Sara Johns Cool, Newsletter, Science

From your humble beginnings to your Innovative Technology – You inspire us! California became the 31st state on Sept. 9th 1850. The 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended the Mexican-American War. The U.S. paid Mexico $15 million for war damages. In turn, Mexico ceded nearly half of its territory, including California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas and parts of Colorado, Nevada ...

Business Phone Systems – 8 Things to Consider

Sara Johns Newsletter, Phone Services, Phone Systems, VoIP

Many business owners have heard of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), but don’t really know how it fits within their business. But as business communications become more complex – and expensive – it only makes sense to assess your phone services and what you are currently paying for those business communications. Combining voice and data will offer savings while giving you additional features such as …

Star2Star – A Unique Standard of VoIP

Sara Johns Newsletter, Phone Services, Phone Systems, VoIP

Everyone hates dropped and fuzzy calls.  Star2Star has VOA circuits. What is VOA you ask? It is Voice Optimized Architecture. It just means that the Voice portion of the data made when you call is Optimized, it is prioritized and sent over the lines as a whole, not in data pieces. Star2Star’s circuits cross connect directly with all of the …

Now You Can Stream Music from ALL of Your Devices

Sara Johns Audio, Blog, Control4, Entertainment-AV, Music

The Wireless Music Bridge allows any smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac to wirelessly stream your favorite music to one or every room in the house. Whether it’s music downloaded from iTunes or a streaming service, like Pandora or Spotify. It not only delivers music, but it delivers sports, news, audio books and podcasts through your Control4 system. The bridge can …