Is a new handset being released anytime soon?

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cranewoods
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Is a new handset being released anytime soon?

Post by cranewoods » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:06 am

I was getting ready to buy new Telo handsets but stopped in my tracks after reading about all of the problems described in this forum. Does anyone know if a new version of the handset is on the horizon from OOMA? Love my Telo and don't want to stop loving it by adding a handset that is buggy.

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Re: Is a new handset being released anytime soon?

Post by ggilman » Sun Feb 07, 2010 9:50 am

There has not been a single mention of a different handset from anything I've read.

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Re: Is a new handset being released anytime soon?

Post by WayneDsr » Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:00 am

The buggy handset will eventually be fixed with auto updates. I imagine as soon as ooma gets things fixed the handset will get better with time. The hardware issues (hard to read screen, rough edges....) obviously can't be fixed.

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Re: Is a new handset being released anytime soon?

Post by ggilman » Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:03 am

Wayne's right. I was thinking hardware, of which I have heard no mention. There's always software coming down the pipe though and that's where most of the issues are.

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Re: Is a new handset being released anytime soon?

Post by cranewoods » Sun Feb 07, 2010 10:53 am

My 50 something year old expensively glassesed eyes are probably not going to like the screen from what I've read. Bummer. It seems like every time I think I have office (Telo) and cell (metropcs) and home phone (magicjack) solutions in place a tiny piece messes me up! Guess I'll try to find a good corded business phone to plug into it for now. Maybe a Nortel M9417cw. Any and all suggestions appreciated.

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Re: Is a new handset being released anytime soon?

Post by amoney » Sun Feb 07, 2010 5:29 pm

Image

What it should have been.
Comcast > Telo > WRT54G

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Re: Is a new handset being released anytime soon?

Post by alancommike » Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:33 pm

The Handset isn't awful. It's certain not great, but it pretty much works. There's lots better and probably lots worse. The good part is that a large chunk of the handset is tied to the Telo and software updates are in the works.

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