....VoIP Phone Advantages & Drawbacks....

Written by Michael Lemm

VoIP phone service providers offer many advantages torepparttar residential and small office/home office user. If you have a high speed internet connection then choosing a VoIP phone service might be right for you.

But before you run out & buyrepparttar 133345 1st thing you see....arm yourself with a little education 1st. The benefits must make sense to you or you are just followingrepparttar 133346 crowd.

Lower Monthly Fees

The price of a VoIP phone line is a fraction ofrepparttar 133347 cost of a traditional telephone line,repparttar 133348 long distance calls are much less expensive if they are made via a VoIP provider, and applicable taxes are far lower with VoIP phone service than with a traditional phone service. Some VoIP phone service providers offer a phone line for around $9 U.S. dollars per month and will charge you for calls you make atrepparttar 133349 rate of 1-3 cents per minute depending onrepparttar 133350 provider. Most VoIP phone providers offer a bundled service offering unlimited incoming calls and unlimited long distance calls to anyone inrepparttar 133351 U.S. or Canada for one small fee. VoIP unlimited calling plans currently start at $19.95 per month. As withrepparttar 133352 traditional long distance market trend...expect even this low cost to drop over time as technology and competition matures.

Lower Taxes

So far to date governments have taken a hands off approach when it comes to VoIP phone service providers. Sincerepparttar 133353 calls are being carried overrepparttar 133354 Internet, governments have not heavily taxed VoIP phone services. Right nowrepparttar 133355 only tax you can expect to see on your VoIP phone service provider's bill is a Federal Excise Tax, which is only 3% ofrepparttar 133356 cost ofrepparttar 133357 service. For example, if you were to choose a $19.95 unlimited calling plan,repparttar 133358 Federal Excise tax would be 3% of $19.95, or 60 cents. Your total bill would be $20.55. Compare that to your local telephone bill (go ahead and take a close look) and you will see you are spending quite a bit on taxes each month. Therefore, choosing a VoIP provider could add up to significant savings for you and your family.

Included Features

Most VoIP phone service providers offer features that are included, while most traditional phone companies charge an extra $20 to $30 per month for these. Most VoIP phone providers includerepparttar 133359 following features in their low monthly fee: Free voicemail, call forwarding, caller ID, call waiting, call waiting ID, 3 way calling, speed dialing and much more.

What is RFID and how will it help me?

Written by Vince OHare

RFID technolgy has been around for a few years but we are just hittingrepparttar tip ofrepparttar 133344 iceberg when it comes to its many uses. Most people don't even know what RFID is but odds are they have already been affected by it.

You have or are about to own a RFID tag and you don't even know it. If you have an EZ pass in your car that automatically paysrepparttar 133345 toll when you go past then you have a RFID tag. Wow thats cool is what you are probably saying but that is just one ofrepparttar 133346 uses.

They also use RFID to track cattle and soon they will be using it to track your luggage atrepparttar 133347 airport. As of this writingrepparttar 133348 airport in Las Vegas and Toyko Japan is experimenting with it.

You might have read about RFID inrepparttar 133349 newspaper lately and that is what lead you here. Major department stores are using RFID to track their inventory. You can read all about it on a1-rfid.com This works by placing a RFID tag onrepparttar 133350 pallet orrepparttar 133351 individual boxes and they are read as they are received atrepparttar 133352 stores fromrepparttar 133353 warehouse.

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