Phone

Crunch Report | Cisco Buys BroadSoft for $1.9 Billion

Today’s Stories  Cisco scoops up BroadSoft for $1.9 billion to boost communications tools portfolio WeWork acquires Flatiron School Essential Phone gets a $200 price drop, existing customers ge

Crunch Report | Essential Phone Now Available to Order

Andy Rubin's Essential Phone is now available to order and ships soon, ZeroCater expands to providing snacks and Fat Lama is my new favorite startup name. All this on Crunch Report!

Crunch Report | Fastest Drone Ever World Record Set

The world record for the fastest drone is set, an artificial heart is 3D printed and luxury phone maker Vertu shuts down. All this on Crunch Report.

Crunch Report | QVC Acquires HSN for $2.1 Billion

QVC acquires HSN for 2.1 billion, RED is working on a smartphone, SoundCloud loses its San Francisco and London offices and Microsoft is laying off thousands of people. All this on Crunch Report.

Canonical ends development of its phone to focus on cloud and IoT

Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu Linux distribution, long had aspirations to become a player in the mobile phone and tablet world, too. You can’t easily buy an Ubuntu-powered phone toda

Amazon begins reselling Frontier’s internet service on its site

Earlier this year, Amazon launched a new storefront dubbed the “Amazon Cable Store,” which focused on reselling Comcast’s internet and television service from the retailer’s s

NBA League Pass is launching Mobile View to make it more enjoyable to watch games on your phone

Co-managed by Turner and the NBA, NBA League pass is the league’s product that lets users live stream every game all season long. The product costs $199.99 for every team or $119.99 for one team

Comcast business phone service is down and small businesses are freaking out

Comcast’s business phone service seems to be having a huge nationwide outage. While the company acknowledged that some customers may be experiencing problems with phone service, the issue seem

Burner Gets Business-Ready With Auto-Renewing Lines, Connections To Slack, Dropbox, Evernote & More

Burner, the app that lets you create disposable phone numbers you can use for a variety of purposes including online ads, while traveling, for business projects, dating profiles, and more, has been, u

When Will Your Phone Replace Your Keys And Wallet?

When I leave my home, I check that I have three things: keys, wallet, phone. How long will it be until the first two are obsolete? My wallet has only three things I actually need: credit cards, cash,

Contact Center Has Changed The Way I Use My iPhone

Contact Center acts like speed dial built for the way we communicate with others on smartphones today. You're given a set of customizable tiles that can be edited to show common functions, like callin

Talking On Tablets On The Rise In Asia

The phone-sized tablet -- aka the phablet -- was born in Asia, so it's fitting that the region is now apparently driving a trend for talking on even larger slabs of glass and plastic. Analyst IDC says

Apple Seeks Patent For Skype-Style Away Status For Phone Calls, But Set Automatically

In a new patent filing published by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider), Apple describes a system for setting essentially an "Away/Available/Busy" style status for receiving phone calls on a smartphone

Adobe Debuts Photoshop Touch For Phones, Bringing The Full Power Of The Tablet Version To Your Pocket

Adobe's mobile Photoshop strategy has so far kept more heavyweight editing capabilities to tablets with Photoshop Touch, and left the iPhone with Photoshop Express. But today the company has officiall

Flush With Funding, Video Chat Service Tango Has Social Network Ambitions

Video chat service <a href="http://www.tango.me/">Tango</a> is moving in a new direction, and this week, the company closed a round of $40 million in Series C funding which will help it get there. Tod

Tag Heuer's Android Powered Link Smart Phone

<img src="http://cdn.ablogtoread.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/TAG-Heuer-Link-Stainless-Steel-Brown-Alligator.jpg">No, it isn't a watch but it does tell the time - this is the exclusive debut of the

Three (Lousy) Photos Look To Be The First Taken With The Nexus S

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-243818" title="ns" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/ns.png" alt="" /></a>Well looky what we have here.</p> <p>The other day, <a href="http

The iPhonc Looks Good, Until You See The Front

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/sciphone-a5.png" />The latest knock-off from China is the iPhonc - a curved back mobile phone that looks good up to a point. Details are

Hands on with the Ulysse Nardin Chairman Android phone

How much would you pay for an Android phone? $99? $199? Maybe $299 with contract? How about $50,000. As you recall, the Ulysse Nardin Chairman is a freaking $50,000 phone. It’s only in beta righ

Sharp Japan's cordless phone system features integrated photo frame

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/JD-4C1CW_2.png" /> <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/08/21/sharp-japan-links-cordless-phone-to-a-touch-panel/">Back in August 2009
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