Len Klie

Apps at the Speed of Sound, and Battleships

When Aculab, a provider of enabling technology for the global communications market, introduced its AMS Server a few months ago, it intuitively knew the ability to create telephony-based applications in less time—and for less money—would be readily embraced by various developer communities.  By allowing developers to write in  C-Sharp (C#) and Python, rather than  C […]

Are Google and Apple Getting a Little Friendlier?

Are Google and Apple Getting a Little Friendlier?

Apparently Apple was not content to just make a limited version of Google Voice available for the iPhone. The Google app can now be loaded onto Apple’s iPod Touch and iPad devices as well.

Speaking with Your Hands, and Not in Sign Language

Speaking with Your Hands, and Not in Sign Language

Just when we started thinking speech had been to the top of the mountain and back and there is nowhere left for the technology to go, this comes into our offices…

Apple finally lets Google Voice into the App Store

Google Voice has been available now for more than a year, but alas, poor iPhone owners were unable to use the app because Apple refused to offer it. Now, earlier this week, the powers that be at Apple apparently heard the cry of the masses and have made Google Voice for iPhone available to download […]

Microsoft Edges Even Closer to Business World Domination

Microsoft, not content to already control the business applications market, this week fielded its latest entry into the unified communications market with Lync, the next-generation of its Office Communications Server. The new software package features most of what users would expect from a UC offering, including instant messaging, presence, and audio, video, and Web conferencing, […]