Launching in London today, the new company is set to take on the smartphone market with budget hardware and unusual Android software.
The cell phone-like SL3501 offers an impressive feature set and a cool design, but its performance is unforgivably poor.
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The Gigaset SL910A is a cordless home phone packing a 3.5-inch touchscreen to give it a bit of smart phone pizzazz.
Phones are boring, especially home phones. But, with a little help from Gigaset, it's actually possible to turn a mind-numbing call about plumbers into a fun-fest of VoIP, Bluetooth and shiny handsets.
Not getting enough Facebook action? No problem. Gigaset's chatty parrot will be happy to blather with you live on the site to promote the company's L410 cordless speakerphone clip. Just don't ask him about his personal life.
Land line for today's rough-and-tumble households
Yahoo Messenger for Voice will run on Linksys cordless phone, allowing VoIP, regular phone service access from one device. Photo: The Yahoo Linsys phone
Siemens cordless phones to work with Yahoo Messenger with Voice, allowing free or inexpensive VoIP calls.
An adapter made by Siemens allows phones to make calls using the Internet or the traditional phone network.