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two-way radios


Finally, you can own a 'Star Trek' communicator for just $99

The Onyx from OnBeep is like a walkie talkie without geographical limitations, making communication possible with anyone, anywhere in the galaxy where there's a data connection.

By November 5, 2014


FCC: Man used device to jam drivers' cell phone calls

Florida man fined $48,000 for driving around with a phone jammer in his car. Police alerted when Metro PCs reports constant problems with a cell tower.

By May 1, 2014


DHS built domestic surveillance tech into Predator drones

Homeland Security's specifications say drones must be able to detect whether a civilian is armed. Also specified: "signals interception" and "direction finding" for electronic surveillance.

By March 2, 2013


Radio controlled truck with webcam helps geek woo girl

We've just seen arguably the most impressive RC setup ever. It even helped its owner woo a member of the opposite sex from 1,000 paces.

By August 31, 2011


Security flaw found in feds' digital radios

A pink $30 girl's wireless toy can jam expensive digital radios used by the FBI, Secret Service, and other federal agencies, CNET has learned.

By August 9, 2011


Study: Smart meter radio frequency emissions low

With more safety concerns around smart meters, a study measures the radio frequency emissions of one meter and finds them well below FCC standards.

By February 22, 2011


Sirius Satellite 2.0 to include DVR-type features

Sirius XM will release Satellite 2.0 radio this fall, according to a source close to the company. The next generation of the satellite radio service will feature time-shift recording capabilities, increased storage for portable hardware devices, and on-demand content channels.

By April 28, 2011


Congressmen push for location tracking disclosure

In move that could influence future of location privacy laws, two congressmen are asking for responses from AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, and T-Mobile.

By April 1, 2011


PG&E offers opt-out for smart meters at a cost

California utility responds to critics of smart meters by offering an option to turn off the radio. But because of higher costs to read meters, it will charge consumers up to $20 a month to opt out.

By March 25, 2011


Aircraft Wi-Fi fears won't fly

Testing reveals the potential for Wi-Fi interference with certain Honeywell displays in some Boeing 737NG aircraft. Which is a lot different from saying there's a real-world problem.

By March 10, 2011