phones

Kytephone Officially Launches App To Turn Android Phones Into Kid-Safe Devices

<a target="_blank" href="http://kytephone.com/">Kytephone</a>, the mobile app that transforms Android smartphones into kid-safe devices, is officially making its public debut today. The startup had pr

Android Phone Owners Use Their Devices For An Hour A Day

<a href="http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/?p=28628">Nielsen</a> has found that Android users tend to spend over an hour a day on their phones. Sixty-seven percent of their time is spent "working"

President Obama Wants A ‘Cool’ Phone

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/obamaphone.jpg" />There's a good chance that your office or home is more tricked out, tech-wise, than the Oval Office. President Obama co

Elfoid: Creepy Robot Cell Phone (Video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/elfoid.jpg" /> When it comes to bizarre <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/robots/">robots</a>, you can always count on Hiroshi Ishi

Talking to People, So Over

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/shhh2.jpg?w=300" alt="" title="shhh2" width="300" height="205" class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-245913" />We've killed a lot of things re

Which Cellphone Did The Yemeni Terrorists Use?

If you look closely at this shot of the bombs allegedly sent from Yemen to Chicago you’ll notice what looks like a small camera up in the corner. Slide down the side and you see the volume butto

London Underground To Get Wi-Fi To Prep For 2012 Olympics

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/underground.jpg" />The London Underground, commonly known as the Tube, will be getting Wi-Fi. There will be a six-month trial period begi

Ewwwww… Your Phone Is Dirtier Than A Toilet Flush Handle

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/germs-are-not-for-sharing.jpg" class="center">According to a study by Stanford University students, your phone is covered with 18 times m

Review: Powertel 500 Cordless Phone For The Hearing Impaired

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Screen-shot-2010-09-28-at-9.47.54-AM.png">My mom has some hearing damage in one ear. She doesn't wear a hearing aid but she does go "Wha?

New York City Subway To Get Wi-Fi, Cellphone Service

You’ll soon be able to use your phone in the New York City subway system. It’s part of a $200 million renovation of the system, which, well, not to say that it’s falling apart, but it’s seen b

Video: A quick look at how computers, phones have affected our eyesight

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/vspvsp.png" />The friendly folks at VSP Vision Care sent along this quick video explaining how our increased use of computers and smartph

Panasonic's paperless, stylus-compatible fax/phone combo with 4.9-inch touchscreen

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/KX-PW82DL-620x334.jpg" /> Fax isn't dead, at least not in Japan. In January last year, Panasonic introduced the <a href="http://www.crun

Google postpones phone launch in China amid recent quarrel

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/googlech.PNG" />Looks like there won't be a "Google phone" in China, not for a while at least. Well, an official phone; I'm pretty sure t

The island of misfit phones

So AT&T has a problem: even after early and vociferous defections by bloggers, they’ve been getting creamed for sub-par service everywhere, especially left and right coast cities that rhyme

CrunchDeals: All AT&T phones for a penny

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/att.jpg">We'll start this deal off with a gigantic asterisk. This deal does NOT work for a) existing AT&T customers looking to renew

CrunchDeals: Unlocked Nokia 5800 for $240

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/21_A2489032.jpg" alt="21_A2489032" />Dell’s got a handsome deal on an unlocked Nokia 5800 XpressMusic phone at just $240 with free ship

Do all your phreaking before you turn 18, kids

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/capncrunch.jpg" />Please turn your attention to Rolling Stone, where an article about a blind, lonely phreaker is currently tearing up th

Mobile phone sales down, smartphone sales up

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/no_cellphone_sign1.jpg" alt="no cellphones!" title="no cellphones!" />According to Gartner, worldwide mobile phone sales are down about 6

Thriller Skull Phone could have just been named 'Skull Phone'

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/skullphone_01_640x.jpg" alt="skullphone_01_640x" title="skullphone_01_640x" />Oh Brando, cashing in on Michael Jackson's untimely death?

Who knew? MagicJack is flying off the shelves

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/magicjack.jpg" />More proof (see: the Perfect Pushup and the Snuggie.) that having a quirky, on-all-the-time commercial is a step in the
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