Cordless phones have been around for about 20 years, but lately they're a lot more sophisticated -- it seems like you need a Ph.D. to buy one! Find out how cordless phones work and how to buy the right one.
It's possible and relatively easy for someone to tap into your phone line, especially if you live in a dorm or an apartment building. It's also pretty easy to detect. Find out how to tell if your phone line is tapped.
Digital spread spectrum (DSS) technology has its roots back in World War II and has evolved into the technology of choice for the cordless phone. Cordless phones are now truly "ready for prime-time" thanks to affordable DSS technology.