Phone of the Day: Avaya 9408 Digital Telephone at Fields BMW Northfield, IL

Phone of the Day: Avaya 9408 Digital Telephone at Fields BMW Northfield, IL
My wife and I needed to buy a new car this past weekend. My 2000 BMW 528i with 265,000 miles on it finally decided not to shift anymore….aka the clutch went out and my mechanic said it wasn’t worth replacing. It stopped working while driving on the Indiana Toll Road between the Michigan City and ...

Phone of the Day: Bell 2500 Analog Deskphone

Phone of the Day: Bell 2500 Analog Deskphone
From my personal collection, this phone is in my bathroom at home. 616 Michigan area code and all.

Phone of the Day: Cisco 8841 IP Telephone at Shirley Ryan Ability Lab Hospital Chicago

Phone of the Day: Cisco 8841 IP Telephone at Shirley Ryan Ability Lab Hospital Chicago
This brand new hospital in the Northwestern medical district in Chicago is extremely modern. Their phones of choice are these new Cisco 8841 IP Telephones located throughout the hospital. I personally think they should have chosen the white colored phones to match the futuristic decor.

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7316E at The Fireplace Inn Chicago, IL

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7316E at The Fireplace Inn Chicago, IL
I went to dinner with my wife and I tonight to a nice Italian restaurant in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood and we stopped in at The Fireplace Inn afterwards for a drink. I noticed this T7316E sitting at the host stand on our way in. This rugged reliable phone only has one flaw, the button ...

Phone of the Day: Polycom VVX310 at Atwater Brewing in Grand Rapids, MI

Phone of the Day: Polycom VVX310 at Atwater Brewing in Grand Rapids, MI
On our way back from our trip to Northern Michigan this past weekend, we stopped in Grand Rapids and visited the new Atwater Brewing which is downtown in a building that seriously used to be a rat trap, now it’s a renovated gem. I asked the bartender to take a picture of their remarkable beer ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel Millenium Desktop Payphones and Yours Truly at the Sheraton Eau Claire Calgary Alberta

Phone of the Day: Nortel Millenium Desktop Payphones and Yours Truly at the Sheraton Eau Claire Calgary Alberta
On my Wife and I’s honeymoon this past July, I spotted this Nortel Payphone in the lobby of our hotel. These were unique Payphones they accept credit card only and are built out of the body of Nortel M7310 Norstar phones. I’ve seen these phones in places everywhere from shopping mall seating areas to campgrounds ...

Phone of the Day: Crappy Hotel Room Phone

Phone of the Day: Crappy Hotel Room Phone

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 Digital Telephone at Earls Kitchen and Bar in Banff Alberta

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 Digital Telephone at Earls Kitchen and Bar in Banff Alberta
Rewind to my wife’s and I honeymoon back in July and we made a stop at Earls in downtown Jasper. Even though Earls is a chain, their restaurants don’t feel like it. They opened a beautiful restaurant here in Chicago near my office and it’s become my favorite going out to lunch spot. The local ...

Phone of the Day: Yealink SIP-T21P E2 VoIP Phone at Revival Food Hall Chicago

Phone of the Day: Yealink SIP-T21P E2 VoIP Phone at Revival Food Hall Chicago
I found this Yealink IP phone that closely resembles a Cisco IP phone at a food hall in downtown Chicago named the Revival Food Hall.

Phone of the Day: Cisco 8841 IP Telephone at Shirley Ryan Ability Lab Chicago

Phone of the Day: Cisco 8841 IP Telephone at Shirley Ryan Ability Lab Chicago
My Aunt is current receiving rehab at this new and unique beautiful rehab hospital in Chicago. They have a full blown Cisco IP telephone system with 8841s located throughout the facility.