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
Are Burner Phones 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
What the End of 3G Service Means to You
How Does My Phone Company Know a Call Is From a Scammer?
How Bluetooth Works
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The world of cellphones is a hugely competitive business. Numerous companies have jockeyed for market share over the years, both before and after the likes of Apple and Samsung took over as the two most dominant companies. And while the iPhone and Galaxy brands are generally considered the premiere mobile devices of today, there have […] The post 13 “Revolutionary” Cell Phones That Failed Miserably appeared first on Goliath.
By Devon Taylor (@DevonTaylor113)
Smartphones stop talking to satellites and cell phone networks when put in airplane mode. Does that make a difference when loading up the battery?
We worry about the wrong things when it comes to prolonging the battery life of our gadgets. Here's what really matters.
By Dave Roos
What does your choice of smartphone say about who you are and how others perceive you?
A snippet of melody played on an obscure musical instrument has become a ubiquitous part of the modern world's background noise. Who wrote it? Where'd it come from?
Ever wished the dude in front of you would just put down his phone and watch the concert? Apple's one of several companies working to enable that seemingly simple desire.
A new, always-on app harnesses the power of your smartphone's motion-sensing accelerometer to crowdsource earthquake detection.
It’s pretty clear that smartphones will soon be getting even smarter. In the mid 2000s, mobile phones could only do a tiny fraction of the things that their modern counterparts are capable of. Now, thanks to a number of recent technological advancements, it looks as though there will be no shortage of new smartphone features in the […] The post 12 Futuristic Features Coming Soon To Smartphones appeared first on Goliath.
By Wes Walcott
Soon, the state trooper at your car window might ask you for your vehicle registration, proof of insurance — and your smartphone.
Jailbreaking your phone can lead to a more personalized user experience. Learn more about jailbreaking in this video from TechStuff.
You just sent someone a text message on your iPhone, and now you're waiting for him to text back. You know he's typing something because you see those three little bubbles. But how does your phone know that?
By Beth Brindle
Cell phone theft accounts for nearly half of all U.S. robberies. That's why some big city mayors are calling for mandatory kill switches on phones to make them inoperable if stolen. But mobile carriers are fighting the requirement. Why?
Mobile e-commerce is all the rage these days. So is the argument over mobile apps versus the Web. So which is the better option for online shopping on the go: a company's app, or its Web site?
Millions of people enjoy the games and other applications on Facebook. But to participate, they have to give the apps permission. Do the developers have something up their sleeves?
Why buy an expensive e-reader when you can e-read any book you want on your phone? Go ahead and download one of these e-reader apps, then devour a juicy novel.
In the past, if you wanted to own an iPhone, AT&T was the service provider you had to live with. Now you can get an "unlocked" iPhone and select any carrier you choose -- but it'll cost you.