Phones, Cell Phones & Wireless Telephony
Telecommunications devices, including cell phones, satellite radio or Voice over IP, connect us to one another and to the world of information at our fingertips. Learn all about the technologies we depend upon for efficient communication.
How to Track a Phone When It's Lost or Stolen
What Is a Burner Phone and Are They Really Untraceable?
Gen Z Is Ditching Smartphones for 'Vintage' Flip Phones
How to Hide Apps on Your iPhone
6 Road Trip Apps You Need Before You Leave
You Track the Weather. Does Your Weather App Track You Back?
Inside a Cordless Telephone
How the Verizon Hub Works
How do digital answering machines work?
Think That's Your Kid Calling for Money? It Could Be a Voice Deepfake
Will the U.S. Ever Run Out of Telephone Numbers?
Remember Pay Phones? Philly's Bringing Them Back for Free
LTE Meaning: Understanding the Cell Phone Technology
What the End of 3G Service Means to You
How Does My Phone Company Know a Call Is From a Scammer?
Next to the battery icon on your phone, you see "LTE," meaning ... meaning what, exactly? Learn how LTE helps you stream while also enabling smart cities.
By Yara Simón
Pre-paid cell phones, aka burner phones, are a common way for people to make calls and text anonymously, but can burners really escape detection?
By Talon Homer
The younger generation is ditching their smartphones in favor of "dumb phones" in an effort to curb their screen time and digitally detox.
It's becoming increasingly possible to convincingly simulate a person's voice and now, with ChatGPT, to simulate a convincing phone conversation.
Since the advent of the cell phone, public pay phones have disappeared, but a new initiative to help the phoneless may just be bringing them back.
By Kate Morgan
You probably had no idea your favorite weather app is probably collecting and selling your data. In fact, it's very lucrative. So how do you fight back?
Birding is a lot easier with the Merlin app, which can coach you though your first bird identification adventure. From there, it's simple.
You've probably seen the calls from your buds "Scam Likely" or "Fraud Alert." So, what's the giveaway to your carrier that these callers are not legit?
If you're in the market for a new smartphone, have you thought of what you'll do with your old one? We've got five ways to donate your old smartphone or cell phone to charity.