Chapel Hill Takes Lead in Banning Cell Phone Use When Driving

Recently the city of Chapel Hill, North Carolina voted to ban all use of cell phones while driving. This includes any task–texting, talking on a hand-held device and hands-free. The ban goes into effect on June 1, 2012 and is the first complete cell phone ban in the United States. This follows the recommendation by […]

Can I use my cell phone in my car?

Cell phones are a valuable way of conducting business, but at the same time they have raised a lot of issues involving safety. Nine states have passed laws prohibiting talking on a cell phone while driving without using a hands free device (California, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, and Washington) and […]

How Important is Technology to Your Business?

It doesn’t matter whether the business is one that is highly visible to the public, such as a retail establishment or a not for profit venue, or one that is never seen by the public. One thing for certain, it’s sure to use some type of technology. There are many different forms of technology. It […]

Text Messaging Codes – Not For Business Use

420 – Marijuana-smoking 8 – Oral Sex Banana – Penis FB – F*** Buddy FOL – Fond of Leather GNOC – Get Naked On Cam GYPO – Get Your Pants Off IMEZRU – I Am Easy, Are You? IWSN – I Want Sex Now ILF/MD – I Love Female/Male Dominance J/O – Jerking Off KFY […]

Text Messaging Codes

Do you Text Message? Does others in your organization? Here is a list of many of the common text messaging codes. 10Q — Thank You 1DAY — One day 1ON1 — One on one 1NC — Once 2 — To/Two/Too 2DAY — Today 2bctnd — To be continued. 2d4 — To die for 2g4u — […]

How to Save Money on Telecomunications

After electric and fuel costs, one of the biggest cost to do business is through communications. It’s nearly impossible for a business to survive today without using telephones and a connection to the Internet. But these services aren’t cheap and it’s not hard for them to become out of control. There are ways to control […]

Hello! I’m sorry; I can’t talk right now I’m at a funeral.

It seems that when it comes to talking on their cellphone people think it’s their right to talk and use it wherever or whenever they want. But most times if you look around and think about where you are, whom you are with, or what is happening, you’d think twice about using the phone. In […]

Instant Communications is Now Possible, Is it a Good thing?

One of the biggest changes of technology over the past 25 years is now we have instant communications. 30 years ago instant communications was through the telephone. It may not have mattered where one was, a phone could easily be found. Payphones were everywhere. If you needed to ask a question of your supervisor, you […]

Have You Done One of These?

We all have been using email, the telephone and cellphones for a longtime. Some of us may not even remember a time without cellphones or email. But at times the things we use every day become so common place that we will make embarrassing mistakes. How recent have you done one of these? Or do […]

Invoices wrong? – Be careful on how you pay.

It’s not unusual for telecommunications invoices to have errors. It is for that reason that they should be checked each month before payment is made. TEM (Technology Expense Management) vendors are always using that as a marketing tool to do it for you. As a Technology Consultant, I too believe this. One of the items […]