commentary The remaining wireline carriers want to speed up the transition to native IP networks, an investment that has the added bonus of ending the digital divide once and for all. So why won't the FCC let them do it?
Nerdy New Mexico visits the Telephone Museum of New Mexico to view a microcosm of phone history. Check out all the stops from Alexander Graham Bell to mobile phones.
CNET's Ina Fried tries out prototype that uses speech recognition and machine translation to let people who don't speak the same language talk to one another.
Google is bringing back the K6, the famous red telephone box we know and love, and it will be able to make calls using its Google Voice service. Will we get them in Britain?
Apple telephone support: a follow-up
Changes to Apple's telephone support policy?
This week, we debate the merits of the proposed AT&T/T-mobile merger, and Dan and Scott give the Nintendo 3DS a pre-launch postmortem. Then, play along as we quiz each other and the chatroom with some brain-twisting telephone trivia.
Make cheap and sometimes free phone calls from your computer.
How are the Democratic delegates getting out their party's message while at the Democratic National Convention? Are they texting like Obama? Social networking on Twitter or Facebook? Or relying on the old standards: phone and e-mail? CNET's Kara Tsuboi wanders Denver's Pepsi Center to find out.
Two researchers demonstrate how unprotected, public VoIP phones could expose the internal network of a company or organization.