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Last January, we told you about the SpareOne cellphone (see related links) that runs on a single AA battery and provides up to 10 hours talk time and 15 years standby time.  This year, the SpareOnePlus phone launches with even more features.  The Plus model adds "include a location-based service which identifies the exact location [...]

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Ever had a dead car battery, reach for your cellphone to call for help, and find that your cellphone's battery is dead, too?  If you kept a SpareOne cellphone in your car or purse for emergencies, you wouldn't have to worry about that scenario.  The SpareOne is a Dual band GSM phone with patented technology [...]

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AT&T-Mobile

Unless you have been living under a rock or in a cave, you've heard about the pending merger of AT&T and T-Mobile. What will this mean for us, those who love AT&T's network and those who love T-Mobile's price point? We aren't sure but it certainly has a lot of us worried. Why? Competition. When [...]

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Wanna play international spy or probably more appropriate, concerned parent? Install this cell phone spy software from Spy Gadgets on a Symbian, Android, Blackberry or Windows Mobile smartphone (sorry, it's not compatible with the iPhone), then login to a special website to see all the activities of that phone. You'll be able see all incoming/outgoing [...]

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Cell Phones for Seniors

Do you have an aging parent or grandparent with vision or manual dexterity problems?   These physical changes can make it difficult for them to use a regular cell phone, but make it important that they always be able to call for help.  I know I wanted my Dad to have a cell phone with him [...]

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The next time you're diving into the murky depths of the ocean, you can tell time with your 20000 FEET CX Swiss Military Watch and talk to your BFF with the OCEAN REEF UWCP Underwater cellular phone system. It's a special interface box with a 40 meter cable that attaches to full face mask. You [...]

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I’m not fond of starting reviews on a negative slant, but I would like to make clear that I am not a fan of Bluetooth headsets.  I like, no love, Bluetooth technology.  I think it rocks.  But I am one of those rare individuals who honestly doesn’t get this insane thirst to stay connected 24/7 [...]

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