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Android landline phone, Home SmartPhone S, offers Nuisance Call Blocking from BT

Android landline phone, Home SmartPhone S, offers Nuisance Call Blocking from BT

By 6 February 2014

BT has just announced a new smartphone for home landlines, dubbed Home SmartPhone S. The touchscreen handset will allow users to block nuisance calls thanks to BT's service. The handset itself comes with a 3.5-inch touchscreen and Android OS. This isn't... >>

Ofcom outlines plan to clarify cost of calling premium lines

Ofcom outlines plan to clarify cost of calling premium lines

By 15 April 2013

UK communications regulator Ofcom has announced its intention to clarify the cost of calling businesses and services on 08, 09 and 118 numbers. At present, unless calling from a BT landline, the costs of calling a "non-geographic" number can be varied... >>

BT allows you to block cold callers with new 'nuisance call' killing BT6500

BT allows you to block cold callers with new 'nuisance call' killing BT6500

By 7 February 2013

BT has launched a new landline phone that can block nuisance calls, such as those from PPI and gas company cold-callers. The BT6500 range allows you to block calls from international, withheld, or up to 10 specific numbers. BT says that by doing so it... >>

Skype Freetalk Connect Me home phone pictures and hands-on

Skype Freetalk Connect Me home phone pictures and hands-on

By 29 November 2011

Skype recently unleashed a couple of devices to get you all VoIPed up without even needing to turn on your PC; the Skype Freetalk Connect Me home phone adapter and the GE Digital Cordless Expandable Telephone with Skype. Starting with the adapter and... >>

Archos Android assault accelerates with radio and home phone options

Archos Android assault accelerates with radio and home phone options

By 24 June 2011

Archos has announced the arrival of its 35 range: the Archos 35 Home Connect - an Android-based web radio, and the Archos 35 Smart Home Phone - an Android DECT phone. Starting with the radio and, despite the obvious question of "why does an internet... >>

Binatone iHomePhone hands on

Binatone iHomePhone hands on

By 11 November 2010

You may have read our news post last week regarding the world's first Android-powered home phone - the Binatone iHomePhone. If you didn't, allow us to refresh your memory. This is a cordless DECT home phone that comes loaded with Android 1.6. The phone... >>

Binatone brings Android to the iHomePhone

Binatone brings Android to the iHomePhone

By 4 November 2010

The Binatone iHomePhone has been announced, and its makers are claiming that it is the world's first Android-powered home phone. Running Android 1.6, the iHomePhone is made up of a DECT digital cordless phone, with Wi-Fi b/g/n on board, a microSD card... >>

Binatone launches two new iDECT landline phones

Binatone launches two new iDECT landline phones

By 18 February 2010

Binatone has launched the iDECT C5i and iDECT X5i, two new home phones boasting "glossy midnight black finishes, slimline form and smooth modern edged corners". The iDECT C5i is a slimline cordless phone with an ergonomically curved handset design while... >>

O2 offers landlines for broadband customers

O2 offers landlines for broadband customers

By 15 January 2010

O2 is expanding its telecoms empire a little, adding landlines to the package of services that it offers to its customers. From March, O2 Broadband customers will be able to get a landline package added to their phone bill. There'll be two options - an... >>

Philips ID965 DECT landline phone launches

Philips ID965 DECT landline phone launches

By 18 December 2009

Philips is offering a new DECT phone for stylish homes with the launch of the ID965. Offering a "uniquely tapered", ergonomic design convenience, the handset comes with a mount-slash-charger, and a base station. Boasting a "high gloss" design, the phone... >>


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