You just wonder if it was a really good idea. In just over two minutes you get to see over 30 animals and exotic insects take over the offices when all hell breaks loose over at Toronto-based, Klick Health in a twisted take on “Bring Your Pet to Work Day.”
Taking a page from their BlackBerry app, Waterloo, Ontario based mobile development firm Way2Smile Inc., recently unveiled their award-winning Card2Contact app, now for Android. More than just a port, the app has been rebuilt from the ground up with five additional new features currently not found on the BlackBerry version.
Lots to talk about on this week’s show:
Samsung Galaxy Nexus - The latest Android smartphone, running Ice Cream Sandwich, is luring Apple fans away from the iPhone
Ultrabooks – Mini Saluja from Toshiba joins us to talk about this new class in laptops. Ultrabooks are powerful and ultraportable. We’re giving away a Toshiba Z830 Ultrabook, enter to win!
Video Games – Huge games like Call of Duty (earning 775 million dollars in 5 days) are rivaling movies
Customized Photo Gifts – Nikki Castonguay from London Drugs gives us the lowdown on customizable and inexpensive gift ideas
Let’s face it; we live in a plastic society. When buying goods or services or even making donations today, it’s pretty much expected that the merchant or organization would accept credit cards. If you don’t you might just lose the sale.
Think about your home. All the time, effort and money you have put into making it “your” space. How it incorporates your personality and keeps your comfort in mind. Now, imagine you could replicate that at the office. You can, with the flexibility and dependability of the Avaya IP Office System from Telus.
This digital communications management system for small businesses, used in house at the GetConnected office, is an excellent example of how seamlessly you can conduct business from home, on the road and in the office.
The Avaya phone system manages your phones and links up to three phones at one time. Three distinct phone lines will ring when one centralized number is called, allowing you the flexibility as to where you want to take the call. An example is having your phone ring at home, work and on your mobile.
Your computer is also incorporated into the platform via the Avaya one-X portal. This application does not require any software downloads, making it very user friendly for staff. Also, it integrates communication, allowing for teleconference options, the ability to easily browse call history and contacts and accessing visual voicemails. When beginning a call on your desktop, it is easy to transfer that call to your handset for increased privacy and mobility. The one-X portal also allows users to configure the software from home.
And, when feeling guilty about working in the comfort of your own home, rest assured that your productivity is increased by not spending time forwarding calls or by missing important calls. Also, keep in mind the environment benefits of not driving to work every day!
Check out Mike’s video on how Avaya can improve business communications: