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Paperstone’s guide to office moves – top tips for expanding and relocating

Paperstone’s guide to office moves – top tips for expanding and relocating

An office move can be great for a business if it’s handled well and carefully considered. Here at Paperstone we’re part way through our own move into a larger space, so the following is based on our own very recent experience! If you’re planning to expand or relocate your office, read our top tips for […]

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Video Clip Exposes Phone Generation Gap

By on December 7, 2015 in Fun, Telephones & Accessories with 0 Comments
Video Clip Exposes Phone Generation Gap

The proverbial “generation gap” has just been highlighted in a video clip of a little girl trying to use a retro-style landline phone. The film showing young Layla’s confusion over an old-fashioned landline receiver has gone viral – and it’s enough to make many adults feel as ancient as the phone itself. The clip shows […]

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Mobile Phone Turns 40

By on April 4, 2013 in Telephones & Accessories with 0 Comments
Mobile Phone Turns 40

The mobile phone, now so ubiquitous in everyday life, turned 40 this week. On 3rd April 1973 Martin Cooper, a Motorola researcher and executive, made a call on a clunky, heavy handset to a rival at Bell Labs, Dr. Joel S. Engel. The first mobile telephone call in the UK was made considerably later, with […]

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“Telecommunications Services for the 1990s”

In this 1969 public information film for the Post Office, a vision of what telecommunications might look like in the 1990s is put forth. Via Retronaut * * * Office telephones

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“How to make friends by Telephone”

“How to make friends by Telephone”

Retronaut has reproduced a 1940s/1950s pamphlet by Bell System on business telephone usage and etiquette. Don’t forget… “Visualize the person you call” “Say ‘Thank You’, ‘You’re Welcome’” “Be attentive” “Use the customer’s name” “Greet the caller pleasantly” “Leave word where you’re going” * * * Office machines

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The Evolution of the Mobile Phone

The Evolution of the Mobile Phone

Retronaut has neat infographic delineating the evolution of the mobile phone, from Dr. Martin Cooper’s first call on a phone the size of a house to the latest smart phones which you can, literally, program to renovate your house. * * * Mobile phone accessories Computer supplies

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Paper Data Storage

Paper Data Storage

A few days ago we told you about “Video Notebooks”, notebooks resembling good old fashioned VHS tapes. Today it’s the turn of the SIMbook notebook from Spinning Hat. The SIMbook is styled after the rather more recent SIM card, making it an apt place to store your telephone numbers, in a “ha ha”, knowing way. […]

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Electronic Distractions

Electronic Distractions

An “overabundance” of digital devices intended to improve work-related communication is actually disrupting work, according to a recent survey. The poll, commissioned by social email provider harmon.ie, suggests that workers’ attachments to their mobiles, smart phones and BlackBerrys are causing rudeness at the office and at home. Two in five (41%) UK workers admit to […]

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The Most Useless Apps For Your iPhone

By on December 10, 2009 in Fun, Telephones & Accessories with 0 Comments
The Most Useless Apps For Your iPhone

Beyond being a fad in gadgetry, the iPhone already has the ring of a technology which will have a considerable impact on our lives. Some schools are already trying to incorporate them as an integral feature of the classroom. iPhones may well further transform us into alienated knob-twiddlers incapable of social interaction, but they are […]

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