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The VoIP Revolution - from Caveman to VoIP in an Infographic

Ah, real-time human communication - from caveman grunts to the spoken word to smoke signals/drums/horns to Morse code to the telephone to the cell phone to VoIP. It's been a fun ride. Most of us have been around for everything...

Sporadic Cell phone outages due to 5.9 Earthquake

There are reports of sporadic cell phone and perhaps even landline outages after an unusual 5.9 earthquake hit Virginia at 01:51:03 pm, with the epicenter located 41 miles northwest from Richmond and 83 miles southwest of Washington, D.C.A few co-workers...

Cell Phone Time Traveller Caught on 1928 Film?

Put on your conspiracy tin foil hats boys and girls, this ones a doozy! A woman is seen in a 1928 Charlie Chaplin film "The Circus" appearing to hold a a cell phone to her ear. Of course, there are...

How about Being Your Favorite Gadget for Halloween?

With October ringing in today, of course thoughts turn to Halloween -- yes, I know it's nearly a month away. Wonder why we don't see any trick or treaters dressed up as their favorite gadgets? Would be pretty easy...

Cell Phones: More Tapping Than Talking Now

For the first time in recorded history, we used our cell phones more for sending text messages than making phone calls! (Knew that day would come ...)In the fourth quarter of 2007, the average subscriber's volume of text messages shot...

Cell Phones Will Take over GPS Market

Cell phones will replace the personal navigation device (PND) as the primary GPS device by 2011, according to the research firm iSuppli. The firm predicted that cell phones will then account for 36% of the GPS market, compared with...

Landlines Going the Way of the Buggy Whip ...

According to a report released last week by Nielsen, nearly one in five American households will not have a home phone line by the end of the year. To many, I have a feeling that this is a surprising...

Sony's Bluetooth Watch: Calling Dick Tracy!

Can't get to the ringing cell phone fast enough ladies because it's hidden inside your briefcase, purse, bag or pocket?Well, does Sony have a product for you!The new Bluetooth MBW-200 range of Bluetooth watches is an expansion of the highly...

Pantech Breeze -- Well, Almost So Simple ...

If life could be simple again -- really simple? -- wouldn't we all be better off? And in one of the area where simple could be good -- even great (Palm Pilot drum roll, please), Pantech has introduced its...

Economy Ticking Upward, Buy a Gadget This Weekend

With the latest economic news showing a little bit more consumer confidence (how could it get must worse), we can all do our own little bit by buying a gadget this weekend. Perhaps it's just a cell phone charger for...

Animal Crossing: City Folk adds VoIP & SMS

According to BetaNews, in Nintendo's E3 keynote this morning came not only the official announcement of Animal Crossing: City Folk for the Wii, but also something unexpected - VoIP functionality (voice chat) and native SMS/e-mail interactivity.Animal Crossing: City Folk is...

iPhone Microsoft Exchange Email Problems

Paul Robichaux, is a Microsoft MVP, a Mac user since 1984, an iPhone user since July 8th of last year, and an Exchange admin since 1995. So he's got the technical credentials to know what he's talking about when...

Get the Point ...

The Touch Screen Pointer from Krussell is a universal stylus that replaces the original stylus and can't be misplaced of lost ... Interesting product, gentle on touch screens, that takes the company beyond its core PDA and cell phone...

Who's the Best in Cell Carrier Land?

Been thinking about changing cell phone companies again and wanted to find out what the faithful readers of this blog have to say about the various companies. Let's see ... I've been on Sprint, AT&T and Verizon over the years,...

Where's My Cell Phone?

It's happened to be best of us - we misplaced our cell phone and after frantically looking for it we turn to our spouse/significant other and humbly ask, "Have you seen my cell phone?" or accusingly "What have you done...

Polycom Kills the Buzz Factor

Who hasn’t been on an important conference call and heard the infamous “buzz” sound on the speakerphone caused by cell phone interference. Nextel two-way “push to talk” phones are notorious for causing this “buzz” sound, as well as Blackberries. Still...

Buh Bye Payphone

RTTNews is reporting that AT&T will quit payphone business by 2008 due to competition from cell phones. According to the Federal Communications Commission, the number of pay phones nationally has dwindled to 1 million as of 2006 from 2.08 million...

VONaLink DialBridge Cell Phone to VoIP Gateway Released

Arcosoft Inc., developer of VoIP call recording software, today announced the release of VONaLink DialBridge. . Services exist to enable someone to call a local gateway number, enter the destination number, and then be connected at cheaper rates than dialing...

The iPhone Arrives ... via Cisco

While all of us blogged on and on about the union of the iPod and the cell phone into something we all loved to call the iPhone, Cisco has quietly been watching and waiting, not saying a word, even though...

Would a Cell Phone by Any Other Name Smell as Sweet?

Shakespearen apologies aside, what if the cell phone was called something else besides a cell phone?(We call our category here  "Mobile Phones," for instance -- as I am sure all of you are well aware.) Well, that's the $1 million...

How About a 10 Megapixel Camera, er Cell Phone

Think you've got a lot of power in your digital camera? And by power, I mean a lot of pixels -- as in megapixels. Well, whatever you may be shooting with may be impressive, but have I got a surprise for...

Top Selling Cell Phones: Updated

The ballots are in for the best selling cell phone (on a global basis), according to Krusell, the Swedish manufacturer of carrying cases for portable gadgets. The Krusell list is based upon the number of pieces of model-specific mobile and...

Mobile Phones to Go, Go Moto!

Mobile phones to go, go Moto! Indeed!Not to be outdone by the likes of other gadgets companies that hve gone the kiosk route, Motorola now plans to sell cell phones and accessories in vending machines. Motorola has begun selling phones...

JAJAH offers free calls from any mobile phone

JAJAH now enables most mobile phones to make free global calls. JAJAH will announce on Tuesday their new service which enables consumers to make free or low-cost long distance international calls directly from their cell phone. This extends their previous...

Apple Cell Phone on Its Way?

Why is this man smiling, you ask?Don't suppose it's in response to all of the recent chatter about Apple's September 12 special meeting/announcement and, separately, Apple's cell phone plans. Great article on AppleInsider lays out the intrigue about product development of this mysterious...
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