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There are a plethora of cordless phones on the market, many of which do nothing more than allow you to make and receive calls.  In a high tech mobile world where the home office has become a mainstay in the modern day household, there is a sincere need for simple devices, such as cordless phones equipped with advanced technology.

Siemens has the perfect solution for the busy home office worker, or someone who simply prefers a cordless upgrade.  The Gigaset C475 is an attractive, easy to use handset offering an elegant design and superior functionality all at a reasonable price.  This phone is built with state of the art hardware and software components along with Siemens’ green technology known as ECO DECT.  This eco-friendly system enables energy consumption and the reduction of transmission power, providing a simple way for thousands of users to play their part in conserving the environment. Continue reading “The Siemens Gigaset C475 – which? Recommended – Best Buy” »

Let’s be honest, the lineup of Doro AUB corded phones will not win anyone over on appearance alone.  They are however, efficient and pack features that make them versatile and reliable business phones.  These phones don’t pull any punches; no-nonsense, durable units backed by warranties of up to 10 years.  With guarantees like this, its no wonder why so many people have turned to Doro to get their business done.

Solid on Power, Solid on Value

The Doro AUB 200 is the perfect solution for someone who demands functionality.  This unit is compatible with a headset, can hold 10 numbers in the memory, offers three different speed dial buttons and up to three monographic ringtones.  Those who want a business phone with less maintenance can benefit greatly from the Doro AUB 200 H EasyClean.  The name says it all as the phone is designed for easy cleaning to coincide with your tidy office setting.  Here is the neat part – the touch buttons are situated within a sealed membrane keypad, allowing you to spray and clean the device without damaging its internal organs.  The socket for the headset receives similar protection while a magnetic hook assures that no moving parts are damaged when cleaning out the handset cradle. Continue reading “Doro Phones Built for Business” »

Two-way radios, more commonly known as walkie talkies, have been popular among children for years as they bring out active imaginations and great fun.  They also offer an affordable and easy way for families to keep in touch with one another.  More importantly, these devices give you a way to make sure your children are safe.

Two-way Radio Terminology

Upon purchasing any electronic device you are sure to come across a load of technical jargon that makes the decision much more challenging; the same goes for two-way radios.  We have listed some of the most common terms and provided a few tips so you know what to look for. Continue reading “Keep Your Kids Safe: Two-way Radio Guide” »

Cordless communications have improved tremendously, now simple enough to operate for a diverse group of users.  In particular, senior citizens can benefit from the array of ergonomic, compact and comfortable models.  Today’s cordless phone are designed with the end-user in mind, offering useful features that do not require any special skill set or capabilities.

Much More Than a Home Phone

The new wave of cordless communications devices have enabled people of all ages to connect throughout the world.  Some of them act as paging units, wireless network devices and even low-tier radio phones.  Since being introduced, cordless phones have helped users across the globe overcome barriers while providing a more convenient means of communication.  Along with their popularity, range has increased while prices have dropped and made these devices extremely affordable for the modern day consumer. Continue reading “Cordless Phones Technology Offers Benefits for All” »

CAT-iq (Cordless Advanced Technology – internet and quality) has not been for a prolonged duration but it is already being deemed as the next breakthrough in cordless phones.  Initially developed by the DECT Forum, CAT-iq expands on the tried and proven DECT technology, adding a few of its own features to enhance functionality.

While highly sophisticated, the concept behind the technology is simple.  CAT-iq integrates internet and fixed-line communications by enabling the DECT telephony standard to be incorporated with VoIP and other internet services.  The result is superior sound quality along with an array of new features for the devices it is installed on and many perks for the end-user. Continue reading “CAT-iq – Cordless Telephony Like You’ve Never Experienced” »

Computer games have been available for as long as we can remember.  However, standalone gaming systems have dominated for two decades, from the Nintendo all the way up to next generation consoles in the PS3.  Thanks to technology, computer games have resurfaced and they offer fans a whole new level of excitement.  Online play presents exciting opportunities that never existed before and unique accessories have been introduced to make it feel as if you are immersed right in the middle of the action.

Meet the Gaming Headset

Many gamers are taking their adventures to the next level with headsets as opposed to the conventional set of computer speakers.  Similar to a set of headphones, a good pair of headsets, such as the Sennheiser PC 350, provides more detail, allowing the user to gauge exactly where the enemy is coming from.  This is critical in the gaming world as many new titles now feature voice commands, allowing you to warn your team members when they are in danger.  More advanced gaming headsets come equipped with microphones to clearly give out commands and noise-cancelling technology to block out any distractions.  When considering that some of today’s games have the ability to translate different languages, the gaming headset plays an essential role in establishing worldwide dominance. Continue reading “Take Your Gameplay to the Next Level of Style – Gaming Headsets” »

While it looks like the fraternal twin of Apple’s multimedia iPhone, OpenPeak’s new home phone is an entirely new animal.  Featuring the functionality of a home phone, coupled with the style of an Apple computer, OpenPeak is hoping to redefine the playing field for home phones.

However, instead of carrying it in your pocket, this trendy unit is meant to sit and look chic on your home office desk.

OpenPeak, an IP telephony company based in Florida, says that their OpenFrame IP media phone has been in the works for about a year and a half and is almost ready for release.  From what we’ve heard, the OpenFrame will act as a communications center the whole family can use.  Sounds interesting, thus we took a closer look. Continue reading “iPhone for the Home? – if Apple would make Cordless Phones” »

Sennheiser has outdone themselves with the PC 350, a dynamic gaming headset that screams action-packed right out of the box.  This unit borrows the design and some the functionality of the PXC 450 with a noise-cancelling feature that makes sure you stay on point in the heat of the battle.  Added is the microphone which makes things even more intense in multi-player games where one mistake could bring down the entire team.


The PC 350‘s design is awesome, solid and durable yet lightweight and very comfortable.  The ear cups are just the right size, cushioned over a black foam to ensure hours of painless gameplay.  This truly comes in handy when slamming your way to victory online with some TNA Impact. Continue reading “Locked and Loaded Audio: Sennheiser PC 350 Review” »

We all knew that it was only a matter of time before cordless phone makers started implementing Bluetooth into their feature set.  The Siemens Gigaset SL565 is incorporated with this technology and more, boasting a stylish look and an easy hands-free function that will make you look cooler than a member of the Star Trek Enterprise.


We can all understand the concept of using Bluetooth for your mobile handset, but you are probably wondering what purpose it will serve in the home.  Then again, the Gigaset SL565 is well suited for the home and office setting, making Bluetooth one of its best features.  Aside from giving you the ability to go hands-free, you can send and receive SMS text messages as well.  Text messages can be sent to four separate boxes, each box with enough memory to store up to 50 messages.  This comes in handy for the family of avid text messengers.  There is also an integrated phonebook which lets you store up to 250 entries, each with three numbers, an email and home address and appointment details. Continue reading “A Home Phone with Mobile Features – Siemens Gigaset SL565 Review” »

VoIP has changed the face of communication, saving both personal and corporate users thousands of pounds each year.  Whereas international phone calls were previously cost-prohibitive, VoIP has opened the doors to the world.  With innovative and cost effective VoIP phones now available, such as the Siemens Gigaset S685 IP Dect Phone, utilizing VoIP technology has never been easier.

To help you get on board, let us take a look at the frequently asked VoIP questions.

Q: What are the advantages of a VoIP System?
A: VoIP offers many advantages, including the following:

•  Easy to use
•  Cheaper than a conventional phone system
•  All VoIP to VoIP phone calls are free
•  You can have various incoming phone numbers in different area codes
•  Unlimited call capacity
•  The ability to view the detailed statistics of your calls Continue reading “VoIP FAQ – Everything You Wanted to Know about VoIP” »

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