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Sound like it’s time to revert to legacy rental cars although I can see where Zipcar probably deals with parking issues.
Toggle Commented Jul 21, 2018 on State of Customer Service with Zipcar at VoIPWatch
You are not alone. When visiting my daughter two weeks ago I opened up a book her husband was reading about execution of government programs written by one of Tony Blair's chief deputies.. Now I have to go out and buy it to finish it (I only got through two chapters while visiting.)
Toggle Commented Sep 4, 2016 on A Seriously Bad Mistake at Dan York
There was a bit of barrel effect. The latency caused the conversation to go slightly unnatural. (But I have no quality reference to any other service that comes via a satellite connection.) I would not want to hold a long conversation over it at the moment.
Last summer I used Aeroplan points for our trip to Europe. We flew United out of Toronto to Heathrow via Newark. When I went to check in I called Aeroplan to find out why I could not check in on Air Canada's site, they gave me a record locator for use on United's site for check in. When I checked in I learned about a class of seat that provides extra leg room for $100 each. Being 6'4" I need every bit of leg room available; this was well worth it. Towards the end of the 7-hour flight I could comfortably read the chapter in Commander Chris Hadfield''s book about his landing in Kazakhstan from the Space Station as we were making tha last hour of our landing approach into Heathrow. One more hint: we had to change to our Heathrow flight on United from a previously reserved flight on Lufthansa to Amsterdam to attend a memorial service near Bath for a life long friend. We got a $560 refund because United does not have fuel surcharges and Lufthansa does. That covered our change fee and our flight from Gatwick to Amsterdam.
Toggle Commented Jun 1, 2015 on A Travelers Trick at VoIPWatch
For the past year or two I have been using Rogers One Number .. comes free with a Rogers Wireless account. I can place and receive calls associated with my BlackBerry phone number from any PC web browser, iPhone, iPad and Android tablet. And I can switch calls between PC/device and my BlackBerry. When I answer a call on my PC the party is instantly there; when I place a call the ringing and answering is almost instant. Don't know if they are using WebRTC (I suspect they are) but the bottom line is that the connection is instant.
Toggle Commented Jan 9, 2015 on 2015-The Year of WebRTC at VoIPWatch
With Rogers One Number you can call my BlackBerry Z30 but I may answer on my PC's (Windows or Mac), my iPhone 5, my iPad Air or my Android tablet. I can switch a call between devices; also one can make outbound calls over that number from any of these devices. And I receive and send my SMS messages via the RON application as well. When traveling through Europe earlier this year, with a WiFi connection, I could also use RON to make free calls back to Canada.
Racism doesn't stop with just basketball in professional sports:
Toggle Commented Apr 30, 2014 on Rosa Parks Is Smiling at VoIPWatch
And now the challenge for Mars Edit is to support Responsive Design to reformat your posts according to the device/browser display size....
Toggle Commented Mar 23, 2014 on Back On Mars Edit For The Better at VoIPWatch
Skype did have several positions open for WebRTC developers last summer. I would assume they have been filled. Will be interesting to see what they come up with.
Toggle Commented Apr 30, 2013 on Skype's Outlook Is Bright With Video at VoIPWatch
It's in iOS but yet to appear in Android.
Great post, Dan. I especially agree with your comments about images but also go through many of your other concerns as I write and publish a post.
Skype confirmed in early February that we should see Skype for iPhone running over 3G "really soon now". And one feature that will be supported in this release is the SILK codec to provide "a quality user experience". More here:
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