Most of us embrace our sophisticated smartphones, but for some the simplest cellphone can be daunting. The OwnFone is designed to minimize that intimidation, with a customizable face that gives them only the buttons they absolutely need.
Few things can disrupt an elegant meal in a restaurant faster than someone yakking loudly on their cellphone. Rather than trying to impose a cellphone ban, a fancy Los Angeles eatery has taken a different approach, offering a 5% discount on your meal if you hand over your phone at the door.
If you're one of those overprotective parents who wants to keep tabs on your kid at all times, this watch and phone combo is just the ticket. Just as a LoJack system lets you locate your stolen car, the watch includes a built in GPS tracker that lets you follow the wearer wherever they go.
Never say never. What was once an Asia and Europe exclusive, Nokia's 808 PureView smartphone with its 41-more-megapixels-than-your-DSLR overkill will officially arrive in the U.S. as an unlocked and unsubsidized smartphone. And it's going to set you back a few big ones.
While a strict ban on in-flight cellphone use remains law in the U.S., in other countries they are starting to loosen up their rules. Virgin Atlantic is the latest carrier to allow phone use during flight, and passengers flying the New York to London route can now make calls from their personal phones.
You may think of your cellphone as a sleek cutting edge machine, but it's still likely to get covered in all kinds of really disgusting stuff as you go about your day. The PhoneSoap charger case makes your phone safe to handle, by killing 99.9 percent of the bacteria and viruses lurking on its screen.
It can be pretty funny when your phone's autocorrect changes something like "children" to "chicken," but nobody was laughing at a Georgia high school when a texting SNAFU caused both it and the neighboring middle school to be locked down for over two hours.
You know everybody says the megapixel war is over? Nokia apparently didn't get the memo because its 808 PureView is the first cellphone to cram a 41-megapixel sensor into its chassis. Overkill? Hell freakin' yes and we're totally down with that!
Okay it's official; you can no longer blame the phone for the crappy quality of your cellphone videos. That's because the first full length feature film shot entirely on a cellphone will soon be hitting theaters.
Just in time for Black Friday, here's another new privacy issue to be concerned about. A couple of malls have revealed that they are launching a system that tracks you inside the mall using cellphone signals.