Friday, January 23, 2009

Verizon Reinvents the Home Phone
One of the reasons why cell phones are increasingly replacing landlines as the only phone service in some households is because cell phones can typically do much more than landline-based telephone units can. Cell phones have essentially become miniature computers with sophisticated audio-visual capabilities; whereas most landline phones do little more than make and receive phone calls and perhaps also act as speakerphones or answering machines. Verizon Wireless is looking to change your expectations of what a landline phone can do with its new Verizon Hub telephone, which includes a lot of the functionality you would expect from a multimedia cell phone...