Five Best Android Phones: 2014 Edition

There's no shortage of great Android phones on the market if you're looking to switch, buy your first, or upgrade. Even so, there are certainly some phones that stand above others, either because they have great specs, include good software, get fast updates, or are just a joy to use. Here are five of them, based on… » 11/23/14 1:52pm 11/23/14 1:52pm

This Depression-Era Carphone Was Way Ahead of Its Time

Today if your car breaks down or you're in an accident, help is little more than a phone call away. It's something that many drivers of the 21st century take for granted, what with our Space Age smartphone technology. This automotive safety net, of course, wasn't available in the 1930s. But one visionary who was… » 8/13/13 12:40pm 8/13/13 12:40pm

What Was the First Cellphone You Ever Owned?

As of today, shocking as it may be, we as a species have been desperately clutching cell phones like our lives depended on it for the past 40 years. And it's hard not to get a little nostalgic. Because regardless of whether your first handset was a massive grey brick from the 80s, a black, slightly smaller brick from… » 4/03/13 10:29am 4/03/13 10:29am