Phone of the Day: Toshiba DKT3220-SD 20 Button LCD & Speakerphone

Phone of the Day: Toshiba DKT3220-SD 20 Button LCD & Speakerphone
Today’s phone comes to you from my favorite new Chicago grocery store, called Mariano’s Fresh Market.  Former Dominick’s veteran CEO, Bob Mariano has take then city by storm with these awesome new stores.  This is an amazing grocery store where you can sample the food, drink beer, wine and mimosas on the sales floor, and ...

Phone of the Day: Yours Truly Joe and a Nortel M2008 Digital Telephone

Phone of the Day: Yours Truly Joe and a Nortel M2008 Digital Telephone
Today’s photos contains yours truly from Community Hospital, Munster, IN.   My Sister Dad and I had dinner in the cafeteria and I couldn’t resist taking a photo with one of the best designed digital phones ever.  They are placed on the columns in the cafeteria for doctors and nurses responding to pages and for visitors ...

Phone of the Day: Rotary Dial…Marriott Style

Phone of the Day: Rotary Dial...Marriott Style
Today’s phone of the day comes to you direct from th Big Easy. Yep, New Orleans. No more did I check in and a quick glance across the lobby revealed this sweet vintage rotary dial. A picture is worth a thousand words as you can’t say much about this model but she sure is pretty ...

Phone of the Day: ASCOM IP-DECT WIRELESS HANDSET

Phone of the Day: ASCOM IP-DECT WIRELESS HANDSET
Today my Mother had a false alarm of a serious health condition and luckily just was in the need of some re hydration.  She is resting and recovering now. The hospital, Munster Community Hospital, has been a part of my life for many years.  I volutneered there during the 1990s while in high school and ...

Phone of the Day: A Legacy Earpiece & Horn

Phone of the Day: A Legacy Earpiece & Horn
So, how does one explain today’s phone of the day…Well, I’m not sure. A picture is worth a thousand words as they say, so I’ll let you decide what you think. It comes from a friend of mine who found it at an antique store and picked it up. Not sure if all of the ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M2616 Aries II Digital Telephone

Phone of the Day: Nortel M2616 Aries II Digital Telephone
Today’s phone comes from my friend Amanda who sent me a picture of her highly abused but still a workhorse M2616 from the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL.  In the photo, it looks as though there are 2 active lines on this phone and one Intercom extension.  There is also tape holding the display ...

Phone of the Day: Avaya 9641G IP Set @ JW Marriott Essex House, NYC

Phone of the Day: Avaya 9641G IP Set @ JW Marriott Essex House, NYC
Today’s phone comes to you from the Big Apple Central Park South JW Marriott Essex House in New York City.  I stayed  here in March while attending at grand opening for a project I worked on at the Empire State Building and let me tell you, I was quite impressed by the 9641G phone that ...

Phone of the Day: Aastra 6757i SIP IP Telephone

Phone of the Day: Aastra 6757i SIP IP Telephone
Coming to you from Toronto, Ontario on behalf of my friend Mark Gillham at Joe Jackman Reinvents Branding, is a SIP based telephone set from Aastra.  I don’t know the exact PBX that this set is working off of, but I am guessing it’s either Aastra or Asterisk. Aastra is an interesting company, that actually ...

Northern Michigan: Remote Phones on the E-MetroTel UCx platform

Northern Michigan: Remote Phones on the E-MetroTel UCx platform
Greetings from the Northern Michigan village of Elberta, MI.  I am located 300 miles North of Chicago and 30 miles west of Traverse City, MI nestled at the base of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.   I am staying at my favorite place, Wayfarer Lodgings run by wonderful Mike and Iris Jones.  You might want ...

Phone of the Day: The Peabody Special

Phone of the Day: The Peabody Special
Today’s phone of the day is a relic photo I’ve dug up from a conference I attended in Orlando in 2011. I stayed at the Peabody, a swanky hotel, that provided accommodations for us during the conference. It seemed like a great hotel and I was assuming great things (it’s quite a nice hotel) and ...