Charles Samuel

Charles Samuel

  • GetVoIP Staff Member

Charles Samuel is contributing writer at GetVoIP. When he’s not writing, he’s making music, doing graphic design work, or managing his blog. He is interested in all forms of geekery, including, but not limited to, technology and discussions about Firefly.

Read some of Charles's latest articles below:

December 09, 2014

Telepresence vs. Video Conferencing: 3 Key Points to Know

"Telepresence" and "videoconferencing" are terms that are thrown around often in the world of telecommunications. While they both deal with communicating through audio/video remotely, it might be best to point out what separates one from the other. There are intrinsic differences in the goals and deployment of each service that make them both viable solutions for a business wanting to round up...
September 16, 2014

Top 50 Web Conferencing Blogs of 2014

The writing is on the wall: web conferencing is here to stay. More and more businesses are choosing to split up their teams remotely and choosing to adapt to the way mobile technology is shifting how we all communicate. There's a lot to consider when determining which web conferencing solution works best for your company, but luckily, there are plenty of resources available online that can point...
September 04, 2014

Insightly vs. Nimble: Which Is Better For SMBs?

Small businesses have a lot on their minds these days. They have to turn a profit, obviously. And they have to do so while being productive, efficient, and up-to-date with customer demands. Luckily for the business owners out there, there's a ton of software that can help with that last part. Now, of course, there are the juggernaut CRM brands that do everything really well, but their price...
August 19, 2014

Top 9 Most Secure Remote PC Access Software of 2014

Remote access to PCs has long been a tricky IT staple. On the one hand, gaining authorized control to your device and its files is a great thing, allowing for users to have quick access to their most essential electronic items. But on the other hand, this convenience has become a bigger and bigger concern for sophisticated hackers and the infiltration techniques they employ to gain access to...
August 13, 2014

10 Simple Ways To Make Your Office Look Cleaner Than It Really Is

Your office is your home away from home. And keeping the office clean is an incredibly important function of everyday work life. While it'd be great if you could clean up after yourself every day to make sure everything is always spick-and-span, the truth is that you'll probably hold off on the bigger cleaning chores until you absolutely need to... Until somebody important knocks on the door,...
August 07, 2014

Viber vs. WhatsApp: Which App Does More?

Communication apps are a dime a dozen nowadays. There are plenty to choose from, each offering a different set of bells and whistles that make the user experience unique. Among the most popular of today's communication and mobile messaging apps are Viber and WhatsApp. While they share some of the same standard features for messaging, they're both fundamentally distinct from each other. ...
August 05, 2014

5 Career Lessons From Game of Thrones

HBO’s “Game of Thrones” is a cultural phenomenon. You can’t go into a Starbucks anymore without seeing two people in the corner, sipping their java and yapping about how life would be if they could have pet direwolves. Maybe I'm exaggerating a bit. But the truth is that the show has pervaded our social consciousness in recent years, attracting more and more viewers as the seasons...
July 30, 2014

Is Your Favorite Gadget Getting Bigger or Smaller?

Over the past few decades, innovative gadgets have made their way into our lives. Some are necessary and others aren’t so essential. But it’s hard to imagine a world without our gadgets letting us know when our next meeting is or whether our road trip is being rerouted after that wrong turn a few blocks earlier. What has changed since the 1990s—when a lot of our gadgets began to truly...
July 25, 2014

Grandstream GXV3275 Hands-on Review

Good For: Business & Personal Use Grandstream decided to go all-in with their latest entry in the desk phone arena: the GXV3275. Most of the gripes we had with the product’s predecessor have been remedied with their latest device. For starters, one of the major critiques of the older GXV3175 was that the device’s default phone functions were cumbersome and difficult to use. You could...
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