SMS and MMS Integration With VoIP Communications

There are a great number of people even in developing countries who have, in one way or another, experienced using SMS or Short Message System using mobile phones. In fact, when people hear the word SMS or Text message, most would readily associate the term with mobile phones. An extended standard in messaging called MMS…

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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…

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The Invention of the Telephone

The telephone is a wonderful invention. Since it was first introduced into the marketplace it has made a world of difference in many people's lives. The fact that the telephone can be used in an emergency situation is probably the most beneficial of all. The telephone has saved many lives over the years, and without…

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Prepaid Cell Phones

We are constantly seeing advertisements on TV promoting cell phones and cell phones carriers with what they call great introductory offers if you sign up with them on their network. Is it worthwhile signing a one-year contract with a cell phone carrier? Well that is a question that you need to answer for yourself, while…

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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…

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The Value of Written Communication

Have you ever stopped to consider the value associated with written communication? While our society has become so driven by the visual and the verbal, it is written communications that provide daily direction to us as individuals and to our society as a whole. Consider these elements of value provided by written communication: • Written…

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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…

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