Thomson Symbio Cordless VoIP DECT Phone Looks Deceiving

When does a cordless phone not look like a cordless phone? When it looks like this Thomson Symbio DECT VoIP phone, which allows you to hang up the receiver like a "old time phone," but picks up and works like a cordless one. There's a small LCD screen in the body in order to view contacts and other VoIP network info,… » 3/14/08 2:00pm 3/14/08 2:00pm

Philips DECT Baby Monitor is Interference Free

We've covered many DECT-capable cordless phones and Skype phones here, whose main attraction is non-interference with the already crowded 2.4 GHz spectrum. David P. over at Boing Boing discovered that the benefits of DECT's (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) 1.9 GHz extends to baby monitors as well, when… » 2/06/07 5:27pm 2/06/07 5:27pm

Netgear's New Cordless Phone Swings Both Ways

Netgear today introduced a new cordless phone that combines plain-old telephone service and Skype calling in one handset. It's not a new concept (Linksys is already doing it, for example), but the new Dual-Mode Cordless Phone with Skype SPH200D is a handsome little package. And it looks easy to use. The handset LCD… » 1/07/07 1:31pm 1/07/07 1:31pm

GN Netcom's 9350 DECT 6.0 Headset Reviewed (Verdict: Clear and…

The GN Netcom 9350 DECT Headset uses DECT, which operates at 1.9GHz, to provide range and quality not found on Bluetooth or other 2.4GHz headsets. Because it's on 1.9GHz, it doesn't interfere with your headsets, your WiFi, or your various other wireless devices clogging up that frequency. The 9350 looks like a regular… » 9/01/06 6:50pm 9/01/06 6:50pm