There’s got to be a better way! VoIP

Help a Nerd Out! Ellen wrote to ask… “I’m looking for advice on most reliable web-based telephone services. I live in the foothills of a mountain in Phoenix and find that my cell phone calls get dropped often, despite installing a signal booster. My landline has a lot of interference, (which the phone company can’t seem to fix) and is …

Ustream: Live streaming service with extensive audience

For my modest live-streaming video needs, Google+ Hangouts more than suffices, but if you’d like to share your live events with others, you have several options, one of those being Ustream. Ustream is probably the biggest live streaming service, and the site is full with magazine-style live broadcasts with professional effects and lots of viewership. For those of us with …