Walkietalkie

08.08.14
Verizon adds push-to-talk to Android phones, makes smart walkie-talkies
08.08.14

Verizon adds push-to-talk to Android phones, makes smart walkie-talkies

Verizon's push-to-talk services already existed, but it was a pretty creaky service. It's now upgr...

By M. Smith,   08.08.14
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04.25.14
Anonymous' radio-based networking keeps protesters off the grid
04.25.14

Anonymous' radio-based networking keeps protesters off the grid

Despite being an internet activist group, Anonymous knows the value of avoiding traditional commun...

By J. Fingas,   04.25.14
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05.09.13
Daily iPhone App: Zello lets you chat walkie-talkie style with friends, co-workers
05.09.13

Daily iPhone App: Zello lets you chat walkie-talkie style with friends, co-workers

After years of living in an area with no cell service -- but with a very active radio tower -- I g...

By K. Hodgkins,   05.09.13
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01.15.13
Runbo X5 and X3 rugged Android phones moonlight as walkie-talkies, cost just $320
01.15.13

Runbo X5 and X3 rugged Android phones moonlight as walkie-talkies, cost just $320

We've seen a handful of rugged Androids in our time, but none are as affordable and as weird as th...

By R. Lai,   01.15.13
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07.04.12
Five apps (and more) for the summer road trip
07.04.12

Five apps (and more) for the summer road trip

The Independence Day holiday week is upon us, and millions of American families are heading out...

By M. Rose,   07.04.12
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01.06.12
Cobra Vedetta speed trap detectors and CXT two-way radios make for a manly drive
01.06.12

Cobra Vedetta speed trap detectors and CXT two-way radios make for a manly drive

There's a traffic cop on the road ahead and he's just waiting to slap a fine on your speed-freaki...

By S. Sakr,   01.06.12
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10.08.11
Motorola Admiral spied in the wild, waiting patiently for its turn to sail out of harbor
10.08.11

Motorola Admiral spied in the wild, waiting patiently for its turn to sail out of harbor

We can't imagine this Admiral wants to stick around in the docks for much longer, yet its date of...

By B. Molen,   10.08.11
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01.25.10
Landline breakthrough: VTech announces a DECT 6.0 walkie-talkie
01.25.10

Landline breakthrough: VTech announces a DECT 6.0 walkie-talkie

Landline phones might be for squares and cops, but VTech hasn't give up trying to make 'em interest...

By Nilay Patel,   01.25.10
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06.20.08
Movie Gadget Friday: Sunshine
06.20.08

Movie Gadget Friday: Sunshine

Ariel Waldman contributes Movie Gadget Friday, where she highlights the lovable and lame gadgets fro...

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