Telephone

10.19.12
FTC offers $50,000 prize for stopping illegal robocalls, we could have used this a few months ago
10.19.12

FTC offers $50,000 prize for stopping illegal robocalls, we could have used this a few months ago

Robocalling is considered a plague in the modern phone world, especially during an election year -...

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04.25.12
DIY Cellphone has the footprint of an ice cream sandwich, definitely doesn't run ICS (hands-on)
04.25.12

DIY Cellphone has the footprint of an ice cream sandwich, definitely doesn't run ICS (hands-on)

Building your own wireless communications device isn't for the faint of heart, or the law-abiding...

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04.03.12
Motorola HS1101 and MBP2000PU Android Home Phones get examined, detailed by the FCC
04.03.12

Motorola HS1101 and MBP2000PU Android Home Phones get examined, detailed by the FCC

We imagine that the vast majority of Android users have since abandoned or even eliminated landline...

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03.11.12
Apple WALT prototype hits eBay, reminds us of a life with landlines
03.11.12

Apple WALT prototype hits eBay, reminds us of a life with landlines

As it turns out, Apple too used to announce products at trade shows... only to never actually ship...

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01.13.12
Plantronics Clarity Fortissimo speakerphone hands-on (video)
01.13.12

Plantronics Clarity Fortissimo speakerphone hands-on (video)

Music aficionados will recognize the term "fortissimo." It's used to signify belting out the tunes...

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06.23.11
Archos trots out Android-based DECT home phone, 35 Home Connect radio
06.23.11

Archos trots out Android-based DECT home phone, 35 Home Connect radio

They're hardly as exciting as the company's two new Android 3.1 tablets, but if you're looking fo...

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05.27.11
Telecommunications device for the deaf gets hitched to a rotary phone, hacked to run Zork
05.27.11

Telecommunications device for the deaf gets hitched to a rotary phone, hacked to run Zork

In today's episode of "But will it run Zork?" a chap named Ulysses got the vintage game to run on...

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03.30.11
Crapgadget: 'blurring the line between comical and offensive' edition
03.30.11

Crapgadget: 'blurring the line between comical and offensive' edition

Just because the flow of Crapgadgets has apparently slowed from an outpouring to a mere flood doesn...

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03.24.11
Alexander Graham Bell's sketchbook reveals ridiculously wonderful imaginings
03.24.11

Alexander Graham Bell's sketchbook reveals ridiculously wonderful imaginings

The image above is a page from Alexander Graham Bell's sketchbook, a self-portrait from the 1870's,...

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