Tag Archive: Phone


Forget Comcast, ZTE takes the cake with the most blatant Apple-ripoff-of-the-month award. The Chinese company’s latest handset, the Blade S6, is clearly… inspired by the iPhone. While it doesn’t have the identical chamfered edges of Samsung’s upcoming phone, it does… Read more ›

Mercedes-Benz already lost a key employee to Apple’s project Titan, but Daimler AG chairman Dieter Zetsche says he’s not losing any sleep thinking about Cupertino’s rumored self-driving car. At the launch of the new Mercedes-AMG C63 sports sedan in Portugal… Read more ›

A good belt should hold your pants up and be fashionable doing so. Piers Ridyard has raised the expectations of this simple but important mens fashion accessory: the belt as smart phone charger. Ridyard’s XOO belt looked like any other… Read more ›

If you have ever switched from an iPhone to an Android or Windows phone, either temporarily, out of necessity, or for testing purposes, you may have noticed that a new phone will sometimes not receive inbound messages that have been sent from other iPhone users. Well, you probably didn’t notice it because you didn’t get … Read More

Holding a mobile phone while driving is an activity that is frowned upon. Texting and driving is not only a social faux pas, but could also earn you a traffic ticket in some jurisdictions or, worse, cause you to wind… Read more ›

LAS VEGAS — Everyone hates loudmouth jerks who talk too loudly on their cellphones in public. If this is you know or someone you love, a new startup may have the answer. Onvocal’s Mix360 is a Bluetooth headset with a… Read more ›

Huawei today announced its new Honor 6 Plus smartphone at an event in Beijing, and the device is already getting a lot of attention for having almost exactly the same name as Apple’s latest flagship. Despite what you may think, however,… Read more ›

Many iPhone users have discovered that since updating a few of the household phones to the latest versions of iOS, suddenly when one iPhone rings, so does another completely different iPhone with a different phone number. This is often the case with spouses and partners who find their iPhone ringing when their wife or husbands … Read More

If you needed any more confirmation that Windows Phone is dead in the water, two of its most high profile supporters have abandoned it for the iPhone. Veteran Microsoft journalists Ed Bott and Tom Warren both published essays this week… Read more ›

I love the idea of being able to answer a phone call on my Mac, or even on my iPad. The convergence of this communication technology seems like it has great potential. In reality, though, I end up getting three… Read more ›