Category: Communications

Get a Little Fiber in Your Diet By Debra A. Estock

As Jules Verne may have quipped: "the future is now." Everywhere you look technological advancements keep getting integrated into our daily life.

From VoIP to MySpace to YouTube to a host of killer apps, an insatiable need for…

The Golden Age of Wireless By Greg Olear

A few years ago, a commercial aired that featured a hip-looking fellow plugging away at his laptop—checking his e-mail, surfing the Web, downloading music.  What was different about this guy was that he was on the roof o…

Taming Technology By Elizabeth Lent

Where we are, firmly in the 21st century, and technology is everywhere. Who would have imagined half of the gadgets and computer programs that we take for granted today 20 or 30 years ago? From the Interne…

How Does Your Board Measure Up? 1 By Hannah Fons

Every co-op and condo building in the city is different, and every board is a unique blend of personalities. Two buildings located next door to each other may take very different approaches to identical daily challenges, and whi…

Tomorrow is Now By Raanan Geberer

On-site health clubs as well equipped as any private gym or spa. Playrooms for children, all-weather roof decks, and private screening rooms. Remote-controlled fireplaces, climate-controlled wine storage, 360-degree enclosed gla…

Wireless Internet Connectivity 3 By Dror Shuchman

In this ever-changing, technology-driven society, the importance of Internet connectivity is on a par with the importance of electricity in the early 20th century. Electricity’s endless applications made it an essential ho…

The Paperless Office By Keith Loria

Are you one of those people who have papers everywhere? You know, the bills and mail that you tell yourself you are going to file away next week but just never seem to get to? Can you imagine what those p…

Intelligent Buildings By Anthony Stoeckert

Advances in technology are influencing virtually every area of our lives and for decades, condos and co-ops have taken advantage of technology to make their buildings run smoother. Things that are now commonplace - like intercom system…

Mansions By Mouse-Click By Brian Ormsbee

In the past, if you were considering buying a co-op or condo apartment, you would have relied mostly upon the classified ads in the local newspapers and journals to find your broker and your new home - or perhaps you would have passed …

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