The Telephone – A Brief History

During the 1870’s, two well known inventors both independently designed devices that could transmit sound along electrical cables. Those inventors were Alexander Graham Bell and Elisha Gray. Both devices were registered at the patent office within hours of each other. There followed a bitter legal battle over the invention of the telephone, which Bell subsequently […]

What is a PABX and How Does it Work?

The acronym PABX stands for Private Automatic Branch Exchange, which is basically just another term for a telephone system, also known as a switchboard. These units are usually used as an internal telephone system in offices. PABX systems will often have a lot of internal lines connecting to one main switchboard. The reason that the […]

Importance of Cell Phone Cases

When cell phones were first becoming popular back in the 90’s, not many people had cell phone cases. And, if I remember right it was a kind of luxury to possess a mobile let alone a mobile with a protective cover. However, back in the days there wasn’t a need of a cover as the […]

The Teacher As Disciplinarian: Ten Ideas That Really Work!

Ten Ideas You Can Try Right Away "Discipline is not the Enemy of Enthusiasm!" – Morgan Freeman as Joe Clark When it comes to Discipline in the schools, there are many well-publicized and well-marked "systems". People sometimes get carried away with systems, or programs, structures, textbooks, etc., arguing passionately, for example, that block scheduling is […]

The Importance Of Cell Phones In Modern Society

Cell phones have become a necessity for many people throughout the world. The ability to keep in touch with family, business associates, and access to email are only a few of the reasons for the increasing importance of cell phones. Today’s technically advanced cell phones are capable of not only receiving and placing phone calls, […]

Installation of a Cell Extender

There are many names for an indoor cell extender. Commonly it is referred to as Cell Booster but in actual fact it is a fully functional low powered cellphone repeater. The industry refers to it as a mini, a pico or a SOHO repeater or a cell extender. There are indoor and outdoor types. There […]

Mobile Phones – Good & Bad Manners

Just about everyone uses a mobile phone but not everyone has good manners when using one, how often have we seen someone driving along the highway, maybe even children in the back, talking on their mobile? This is not only very bad manners it is also illegal in most countries in the world. There are […]

The Importance of Office Telephone Equipment

It may be that your office telephone equipment is, well, let's say a little past its prime! Perhaps it: Was purchased many years (or even decades!) Ago; Enterprises lots of different makes of equipment that have somehow been patched together to provide your system; Is not entirely reliable or able to support modern functions such […]