Did You Ever Use Your Cellphone As A Walkie Talkie?

I never had a walkie talkie phone, but I sure saw a lot of Nextel commercials and Sprint still offers push-to-talk even though the original Nextel network is apparently getting the ax on June 30. In the early 2000s there was something really appealing about interrupting someone's life with that little chirp. It's… » 3/31/13 8:00pm 3/31/13 8:00pm

Palringo IM Client For iPhone Adds Push to Talk

The folks behind Palringo » 8/18/08 4:20pm 8/18/08 4:20pm have swiftly delivered on a promise to add Push-to-Talk functionality to their multi-client IM app for the iPhone. Like their desktop version, the new update allows iPhone users to send vocal IM messages by holding down a contact button while speaking. When released, the audio recording will…

Sprint '08-'09 Roadmap Leaked, Shows New Push-to-Talk Blackberry 8350i

Sprint's plans for the next 16 months or so hit the web today, and they pack news of a new BlackBerry, the 8350i. The stout new BB looks to be based on the Curve, with Wi-Fi and GPS along with Direct Connect push-to-talk support without a massive external antenna, which explains the portliness. Looks like a nice… » 8/13/08 12:40pm 8/13/08 12:40pm

Pantech To Debut Five New Phones, Tease With International Models at CTIA'07

As expected, Pantech has finally decided to treat our Korean phone envy with five new models that will appear at CTIA 2007. All of them are nice-o but with their usual lame names: the C3b, C510, C600, C170 and the C150 pictured here, a nice candybar that comes with MP3 downloading, VGA camera, and Bluetooth stereo… » 3/26/07 9:10am 3/26/07 9:10am