646227 Jabra Freeway Bluetooth speaker phonCommunicating with Freeway

Published in Phones by mfereday on Jul 19, 2011
A popular American television series, appearing several years ago, was entitled Hart to Hart and featured a husband and wife crime fighting duo. I mention this because the couple had a dog named Freeway which is also the name of a new device from Jabra. This Jabra Freeway is a Bluetooth speakerphone device for use in the car for hands-free operation. As an additional bonus, the Freeway has some entertainment based features.

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Published in Phones by paul_smart on Apr 17, 2011
Two of the latest offerings from Doro who make both mobile and home phones for those who difficuty in using a conventional phone for whatever reason, bigger buttons, brighter displays and louder rings are some of their features.

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Published in Phones by paul_smart on Mar 25, 2011
This is much more than just a phone, like all decent recent phones it’s cordless and DECT however it can connect to any Wireless network and using its Touchscreen you have a unit capable of Internet browsing or playing Internet radio.

637009 Amplicom Powertel M4000 GSM Mobile PhonA LOUD Mobile Phone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on Mar 14, 2011
Amplicon are better known for improving peoples hearing with devices and aids. Here they offer help from the other end by making a mobile phone with a high ringer volume and increased sound volume for the phones user.

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Published in Phones by paul_smart on Mar 9, 2011
Not quite an iPad but still a lovely piece of kit. The screen is that much smaller but of course it will fit in a larger pocket that – unless it’s a poacher’s one – the iPad will not, it is however an office on the move as even without wireless you still have mobile.

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Published in Phones by mfereday on Feb 17, 2011
As well as some imaginative colour naming, Sony Ericsson sometimes takes the same approach when naming its devices. One example is the Zylo.

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Published in Phones by mfereday on Feb 15, 2011
Adding an ecology slant to the familiar mobile phone feature set, Sony Ericsson offers a green product.

628297 doro wt87 walkie talkieDoro MemoryPlus 309dp and WT87

Published in Phones by paul_smart on Dec 19, 2010
As the whole country’s population continues to age tools like these allow older members of the community to still lead an independent life. First a phone whose one number dialling is dependant on a picture. The second is a walkie talkie set that can work over several miles.

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Published in Phones by paul_smart on Nov 15, 2010
Doro have a range of static and mobile phone offerings, they also have devices aimed at the less mobile and visually and audibly impaired. Here two devices for people who are hard or hearing or maybe even the totally deaf.

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Published in Phones by mfereday on Nov 9, 2010
While perhaps not the first item you would think you might find in a handyman's tool kit, a DECT phone could prove to be a useful addition.

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Published in Phones by mfereday on Oct 21, 2010
A new Doro handset has been keeping me company recently as I check out its performance.

621154 modu small light mobile phonWorlds Smallest Phone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on Oct 4, 2010
Yes the manufacturers inform me the Modu is the world’s smallest phone. As such it has no keypad all the controls are via the screen. Should you want a keypad or a camera then a sleeve can be purchased. However then its not the worlds smallest phone.

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Published in Phones by paul_smart on Oct 1, 2010
To me this looks a very stylish piece of kit. A brushed metal silver grey item with a large touch screen surely a must have for anyone who wants to look the part. However being down to earth my question is does it do the job?

618204 novero the talky one bluetooth speakerphonA Multi-Positioning Speakerphone

Published in Phones by mfereday on Sep 30, 2010
A visit to one of London’s tall buildings introduced me to a company that was expanding its technology originally developed for the automobile trade into the consumer sector.

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Published in Phones by paul_smart on Sep 20, 2010
This is one of two recently launched phones from Samsung. The other the Galaxy S was launched in a swathe of who's who at a London nightspot. This unit, the Samsung Wave S8500, offers you the chance to do most things from a Smart Phone.

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Published in Phones by mfereday on Aug 12, 2010
If you are just looking for a mobile phone then you are unlikely to be interested in the Nokia N97. Let me explain.
BlackBerry’s seem to be the unit of choice for the large amount of commuters I see on the occasions I travel back home during the evening. What I cannot really understand is why a good number of them need to have two.

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Published in Phones by mfereday on Jul 1, 2010
An unexpected offer of a short-term loan gave me the opportunity to try out a Nokia handset that combined 3G functionality and Carl Zeiss optics within a slider format.

609437 samsung galaxy gt 15700 android mobile phonSamsung GT-15700 Android Phone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on June 14, 2010
When does a phone become a computer? Perhaps not quite yet but as this Samsung phone can do a lot of things that a computer can its getting there. The screen flips easily between landscape and portrait for ease of viewing.

608004 jawbone icon bluetooth headseA Talking Headset

Published in Phones by mfereday on June 8, 2010
According to information prominently displayed on the packaging of an Aliph’s product, “4 out of 5 users prefer talking on a Jawbone vs. a cell phone alone”. I should point out that the Jawbone is Aliph’s hands-free headset that comes in a variety of flavours. The latest such headset is entitled Jawbone ICON.

607940 doro 750X Outdoor DECT cordless phonDoro 750x Outdoor Dect Phone

Published in Phones by paul_smart on May 30, 2010
Doro are well known for their mobile phones for the elderly and those with limited sight and very good they are. However they also do phones for landlines and here is one ideal for those who work in the garden its rugged.