VOXOX Blog

Mobile Usage Stats, U.S. vs China

Posted by Ian LeWinter

Thu, Nov 12, 2015 @ 04:00 AM

The worldwide mobile landscape is in a state of constant change. Even as I was researching this post, mobile usage stats have increased, leaving me with no alternative but to qualify all data herein with “as of this writing.”

Despite the constant flux (or maybe because of it), the numbers for mobile usage in China are fascinating, especially when compared to the same statistics in the U.S. We Americans tend to think of ourselves as technically competent people (whether it’s true or not) but some of these stats may surprise you.

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Topics: iPhone, Voxox, VoIP, Text Communication, Android

Halloween Spooktacular at the Voxox Village!

Posted by John Lee

Fri, Oct 30, 2015 @ 01:00 PM

Happy Halloween from the folks over at Voxox! We had a Ghoulish Delight potluck and best costume contest to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year. Here's some of the pics! 

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Topics: Voxox, Voxox Corporate

Voxox Was Made To Share - Share Location, Share Everything!

Posted by Ian LeWinter

Thu, Oct 22, 2015 @ 04:00 AM

When I was a kid I hated sharing. I was always happy sharing the other kids’ toys, dolls or games, but when it came to my stuff — forget about it! Where this attitude came from is anybody’s guess. My family was always generous. My friends were quick to offer anything. But when I was called upon to share, I suddenly “heard my mother calling,” gathered up my things and took off. What a brat, right?

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Topics: iPhone, Voxox, Messaging, VoIP, Android

The Influence Of Millennials On Unified Communications

Posted by Ian LeWinter

Thu, Oct 8, 2015 @ 04:00 AM

It’s somewhat unsettling. As Baby-Boomers reach retirement age and Generation X’ers are starting families and settling down, Millennials — babies who were born what seems like yesterday — have reached adulthood. This means they are about to take over the world!

It’s generally agreed that Millennials are people born beginning in 1982 and reaching adulthood around the year 2000. Those of us Gen-X’ers and Boomers may recall it was around this time that the Internet came into common use.

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Topics: Communication, iPhone, Voxox, Messaging, Android

Voxox CMO Tristan Barnum Named to Prestigious Channel Leadership List by CRN Magazine

Posted by Natasha Grach

Thu, Oct 1, 2015 @ 06:30 AM

Our very own CMO Tristan Barnum has been selected to be featured in CRN's 2015 “100 People You Don’t Know But Should” list, which will be published in the Oct. 5th print issue of CRN magazine! 

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Topics: Company Announcements, Voxox

Family Ties: Free Text, Free Talk 

Posted by Ian LeWinter

Thu, Sep 24, 2015 @ 04:00 AM

Family Values

Face it. Summer is ending. Autumn is approaching. Everyone seems to be OK with this (what choice do we have?) but close on the heels of autumn come the holidays. Sorry to be the one to break it to you but someone had to do it. We only have a few short weeks before the chaos begins. Every year I’m surprised over how quick retailers are to start their promotions. Last week I got an email from Pier One announcing their 2015 Christmas collections.

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Topics: Voice Communication, iPhone, Voxox, VoIP, Text Communication, Android

Back To Basics With Free Texting

Posted by Ian LeWinter

Thu, Sep 10, 2015 @ 04:00 AM

Free texts and calls using VoIP

So you’re finally ready to get free texting and calling with Voice over IP! Smart move. And you’ve decided to use Voxox. Even smarter move. Consumers have begun using VoIP to save money on local and long distance calls and avoid data charges. Because VoIP apps run over the top (or OTT) of your current cellular service, you can minimize your monthly plan and use Voxox for unlimited free texting and calling in-network.

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Topics: iPhone, Voxox, VoIP, Text Communication, Android

Free International Calls Made Simple

Posted by Ian LeWinter

Thu, Aug 27, 2015 @ 04:00 AM

At the end of the month, I leave for a two-week vacation in Italy. It’s exciting, despite the crazy amount of planning that goes into a trip of this magnitude. I bought a Fodor’s Guide to Italy that’s — no joke — 985 pages! There are myriad decisions to be made, from the critically important, “Where are we going to stay?” to the most mundane, “What socks should I bring?”

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Topics: Voice Communication, Communication, iPhone, Voxox, VoIP, Android

Business VoIP: The Solution to Growing Your Small Business

Posted by John Lee

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 @ 04:00 AM

As the world becomes increasingly more connected, having a dependable line of communication has become essential to running a successful business. Businesses now have a greater reach and growth potential than ever before, and this presents a bigger challenge to staying connected. With the developments in VoIP technology, facilitating day-to-day operations and potential growth opportunities is made possible, even if you have customers and workers across the country. 

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Topics: Voice Communication, Industry Trends, Voxox, VoIP, SMB

From Telegraph to Free Calling App: Great Milestones in Telecommunications

Posted by Ian LeWinter

Thu, Aug 13, 2015 @ 11:06 AM

Wait … Who invented the telephone?

It’s always a little bit disconcerting when you find out things aren’t what you thought they were. Classic example: Pluto. Growing up, we were taught that Pluto was the ninth planet, discovered by Clyde Tombaugh in 1930. I wonder how Clyde would have felt about its downgrading to planetoid in 1992? Suddenly Pluto is no longer a planet? Appalling. Years later, tomatoes were called into question. Fruit or vegetable? When I was told that a hare isn’t a rabbit, well, that’s when I lost it. There’s a vague feeling of betrayal that comes with these revelations. I was taught this stuff in school, and now it’s wrong?

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Topics: Voice Communication, Communication, iPhone, Voxox, VoIP, Cost Savings, Android