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Bob Plaschke is the CEO and President of Sonim Technologies, Inc.
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For all your CBS CSI fans out there, check out the latest episode and you'll see the XP3300 FORCE! The show's top criminal detectives, Greg Barbera and Jimmy Philbrook, are investigating the case of a young drug dealer who may... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2012 at Sonim Technologies Blog
Tuan, the Toughest Guy in the office, just can't get enough of Crossfit. He has more personal training certificates than his whole Crossfit gym combined. (Don't know what Crossfit is?) He does Ultra (Rugged) Marathons, Tough Mudders, and now.... DEATH... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2012 at Sonim Technologies Blog
We're officially CERTIFIED RUGGED by C Spire Wireless. Now, you can check out the XP3400 ARMOR featured front and centered on C Spire's homepage! Click here and scroll down, and you can see the ARMOR up close. C Spire has... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2012 at Sonim Technologies Blog
Sonim phones are the toughest in the world and nearly 40% of that world we're talking about is dedicated to agriculture. Today, we're commemorating farmers that have chosen our phones to face mother nature's nastiness to produce the food on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2012 at Sonim Technologies Blog
2011 was a tremendous year for Sonim across the globe. We had several announcements, including the launch of the XP3400 ARMOR in 20 states. We're grateful for our U.S. retail partners who deployed creative stunts to launch the phone, securing... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at Sonim Technologies Blog
As we come to the close of 2011, top tech publications are putting together their Best of 2011 lists for gadgets and this year, we're on the list for Inc. Magazine! Inc. tested over 400 gadgets and the Sonim XP3300... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
Near Field Communications, or NFC, is technology that is embedded into the phone and allows people to exchange information with a simple swipe against a tag. NFC reads information on the tag (like reading a bar code) and then processes... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
This past month a furry and quite rare creature made a debut on our facebook page. We get tons of great photos of our phones in action, but this was a first in history – Andre Hidayat Arrasuli from Indonesia... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
I was watching CBS's NCIS: Los Angeles and was captivated by heartthrobs Chris O'Donnell and LL Cool J and then BAM -- there was a Sonim Phone! Yup, we made it into the recent episode, The Debt. Here's how it... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
We're on TV!!! Our friends at Appalachian Wireless in Ivel, Kentucky just released a series of great Sonim XP3400 ARMOR commericials - our first TV ads in the U.S.A.! We're grateful to have awesome partners that have as much fun... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
Sanjay Jhawar, Sonim's VP of Marketing and Business Development, was featured in Info4Security this month... NFC technology is not just for mobile payments -- it's transforming workforce management in the security and facilities industries where workers desperately need a device... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
FACT: It took a 75 foot drop from a crane (strapped to a dead turkey), a dunk tank and a fire truck weighing 56000 pounds for Bluegrass Cellular to destroy the XP3400 ARMOR -- click here! To test the toughness... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
Breaking News: Sonim Wins PC Magazine's Extreme Performance Award What is a PC Magazine Extreme Performance Award? Every year, PC Magazine picks the cream of the gadget crop and conducts "re-producible, Labs-based benchmark tests." As PC Magazine says, the awards... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
Last week, we took a trip down to sunny San Diego to showcase our new phones at the CTIA Enterprise and Applications Show. CTIA brings together leading innovators in mobile technology and provides an opportunity for the industry to come... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
Heads Up! We’re dropping FOUR new ultra rugged phones onto the American market today and rolling out a portfolio of Workforce Management applications for remote workers. These tough mobile devices will keep you connected with your coworkers from wherever you... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
Disasters are an everyday occurrence, and so it is our duty, as members of the wireless industry, to provide our users with emergency alertness and preparedness. Built in Safety is critical for mobile phones, and we're always interested in learning... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
One stormy, ominous night, during the very early hours of the morning, an office building is broken into. The next morning, 15 laptops are missing. After the initial shock, the bickering and recriminations begin. You are the operations manager at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
Does this guy look tough to you? ---> Tuan Nguyen, Sonim's Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, will be participating in NorCal's Tough Mudder this Saturday. Tough Mudder goes beyond being tough in the mud and requires extreme endurance, a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
We broke the World Record. The Guinness World Record. Now the World’s Toughest Phone, the ultra rugged XP3300 Force took the fall—all 25m/83 ft to the pavement (higher than a 10 story building)– and survived. We broke the record in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
Fighting fires is dangerous; fighting explosions is deadly. Unexpected disasters can happen anywhere, at any time. This summer in England, the West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Services were called to a street with several small fires. Thankfully, they were able... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
At the beginning of this month, we showed off our goods at Pepcom, one of the largest consumer technology conventions in the U.S.A. Check out our VP of Marketing and Business Development, Sanjay Jhawar, talk about our XP3300 Force and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
As many of you know, at the end of May, one of our nation’s deadliest tornados touched down in Joplin, Missouri. Thousands of homes were destroyed, families displaced, and loved ones lost. Within hours, AmeriCorps deployed volunteers in the area... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
Check out our new online contest here: Its simple, sign up with your email and get 3 of your friends to sign up using your referral link. After that, you're entered in our contest. That’s it! Good Luck! Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
When working alone, as we know a lot of you do, I know that health and security is a priority. We're proud to support you, it's what we're good at. Our VP of Marketing and Business Development, Sanjay Jhawar, was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog
Tom Dickson tried to blend the XP3300 Force on Will it Blend but NO LUCK! So we ask… do our readers know of a better way? We invite you to take our latest Sonim challenge: How would you test the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2011 at Sonim Technologies Blog