Cordless Phones

BT 3530 Twin Review

We had to look at the BT 3530 twin set as it was selling so well and we wondered what it was that was drawing so many people to it as, at first glance, it doesn't appear to be much different from many other models we stock. So - first things first - this is a twin...

BT 8610 Call Blocking Telephones

BT have for a while now been saving the householder from the callous interruption of nuisance calls offering PPI claimback or other such un-requested life changing bonuses that we are all sitting around waiting for at home. The BT 6510 series of phones introduced us...

BT 350 Baby Monitor Overview

Baby monitors provide at both ends. At one end you have a baby, the baby monitor listens and maybe watches the baby, allowing distant monitoring of the child's status and safety. At the other end of the line is an adult or two who is allowed to get on with something...

Extending WiFi Range at Home

Well this is kind of a story with a happy ending sent in by one of our customers so we thought that we should share it in the interests of anyone else facing the same or similar problem. My parents live in a largish old house and, like many of their generation have...

Latest from Apple and Android

Well a lot going on these days in the world of mobile. Android has gained a lot of ground on Apple's iPhone, despite the iPhone 6 and 6s, and is considered an equal alternative by many. The top manufacturers apart from Apple are Samsung ( who started out as dried fish...

BT Decor 2600 Call Blocker

Well, we have seen over the last few years a great popularity in nuisance call blocking telephones - this has come in a consumer response to the massive proliferation of annoying sales calls received by many domestic lines. In general these phones have been of the...

The New BT 8600

BT's latest addition to the 8000 range is the BT 8600 Cordless Telephone. This is a step up from the massively popular 8500 range. The BT 8600 has the sort of features that BT has made increasingly popular in the home phone market and reviews of the BT 8600 have been...

Sagemcom Designer Phones – D750A

There is an incredible array of DECT cordless phones available for the home user on the market from well established manufacturers such as Panasonic, Gigaset and BT. These manufacturers have attained a popularity by virtue of their quality, reliability and...

Sagemcom Home Network Extenders

We have some fantastic new home networking products in stock from Sagemcom - a French Global Electronics manufacturing company which provides a great range in home entertainment and communications from cordless phones, designer phones and cheap home networking. As...

Gigaset AL415A Twin

If you are looking for a cheap and reliable set of twin cordless telephones then the Gigaset AL415A Twin is a great entry level model with twin DECT handsets working from one base station and with a digital answering machine integral and accessible from either of the...

Home Networking

About Home Networking   Setting up a Network has all ways been a thing for the specialised techies of the world, but now it's is easier then ever for the home user to set up their own small home network, thanks to the great devices that have been made for the...

DECT Telephones

It's one of those words that you hear and never really think about - DECT - it is generally associated with domestic telephony but also has a variety of applications. Well DECT stands for Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications which started off as a European...

Nuisance Calls – Blocked

Nuisance calls are in the news a lot these days so we thought we would bring up a few points in a summary.   Firstly let me define what I think is a nuisance call - it is not when your daughter rings up and asks you to pick her and her friends up and drive them...

Top 10 Cordless Phones

Here we look at our top 10 home phones of 2015 - we have selected them based upon their quality, range, sound and distinctive features, in some instances we have chosen a twin or a triple handset system just to add to the mix. BT 8500 Twin The BT 8500 Twin is one of...

Sagemcom D770A Telephone

Sagemcom is a french based manufacturer of high end home electricals, specialising in communications, be it speech or data. In the world of telephones they have a reputation for quality and build as well as creating some striking designs in the cordless phone market...

Questions To Ask When Buying A Home Phone

We have been selling home cordless phones since the last millennium so its fair to say that we have had quite a few conversations with people who are looking to replace their corded home phone with a cordless one or just upgrade their existing cordless phone. That has...

BT 3710 Twin Telephones Review

The BT3710 is another round bottomed telephone from BT's cordless phone range. In a far cry to the large square base stations of yesteryear BT have realised that a space saving, more minimalistic footprint will benefit many householders as well as looking good. What...

Gigaset C530A Duo – A Great Telephone

The Gigaset C530A Duo is one of our favourite telephones available in the UK these days. There are two main reason for this - everything it is and everything it does. What it is is a two handset digital (DECT) cordless phone made by Gigaset - that itself is a great...

BT 8500 Triple Review

Well we love a cordless phone, and we love BT telephones in general, especially telephones which seem to have been designed to do everything that a person could wish for in a phone. Here I am introducing the BT 8500 Trio/ Triple System. This comprises a main base...

Why Buy the Sagemcom D77V Designer Telephone

Anyone looking for something quite different in the world of home cordless phones should look at the Sagemcom D77V Designer Phone. Sagemcom are a french company known for their innovative approach to design in many areas - creating one of the most interesting home...

Broken Telephone Spare Parts

Modern technolgy is just beautiful, it is a joy to own the myriad of gorgeously designed and ergonomically crafted gadgetry available to the sophisticated modern aficionado. The latest products are made with micro compoments and finished with shiny plastic, glass and...

Panasonic Cordless Twin Telephones

Well we have sold Panasonic Cordless Phones for a long time and are glad to see some new models hitting our online shelves. Panasonic have, since they started producing DECT phones, always been one of the premium brands, known for their reliability and quality. A new...

The Gigaset A415A – a great telephone

There are, as we are sure that you are aware a startling variety of cordless home phones available from a myriad of manufacturers. In their basest format they consist of a base station which charges a handset and is connected to a phone line and a handset which...

BT Home Smartphone – Android

Sitting on Sofa with kids the other day and mobile phone was on charge in the other room and neither iPad nor Android slab were at hand and I looked at my Gigaset telephone and wondered if I should have an intelligent beast in situ there instead. I knew about the BT...

What is True Call?

True call is an amzing new nuisance call blocking service that was originally demonstrated and picked up on Dragons' Den in 2009. Initially it was devised as a separate gadget which was connected between the telephone and the socket - but offering a novel new way of...

How Telephones Work

Well for those of you who don't actually know how the early telephones worked here is a great little video we found on the Internet Archive. It is an animated instructional dialogue aimed at the inner workings of those antique phones - with clear directions as how the...

Why Buy the BT 8500 Cordless Phone?

BT ( British Telecom ) have brought out yet another fantastic home phone - the BT 8500. This phone has brought new and improved call blocking features to the fore, claiming to be able to block all unwanted calls utilising previous technology as per the BT 6500 range...

Review of the Gigaset C620A

Gigaset ( formerly Siemens Gigaset ) are a leading European manufacturer of cordless home telephones and a leading light in the production of low power, low radiation and eco friendly phones. Perhaps the star of the portfolio at the moment is the Gigaset C620A - a...

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Samsung has annnounced the latest in its armory in the battle of the smartphone wars - that has been brought to the for in order to reaffirm Samsung's place as the premier world manufacturer of smartphones - in fact Samsung has recently been pushed into muber two...

BT 2000 Trio Telephones Review

The BT 2000 trio is really a wonderful digital cordless system for the home and very cheap at the price we are able to sell it for. This, though not being a top end phone, delivers to the home user ( or even a small office ) a both affordable and feature rich...

Phones for Seniors

We have discussed in earlier blog posts the pros and cons of having a home phone and indeed there are statistics that show that amongst younger people there is a tendency towards ditching the traditional telephone and relying solely upon a mobile. Indeed for an...

Multi Handset With Answer Machine

The acme, the zenith, that full on, all encompassing solution that you want for your home telecoms set up is most likely going to be a multi-handset cordless phone system with answer phone built in. Well short of taking a business switchboard home it is anyway. Here...

Baby Monitors for Peace of Mind

Anyone who has had the fortunate experience of raising children from birth will be aware of a few harsh realities of parenthood : It's hard work, it's incessant. A rough guide to those who with have not experienced it or who have chosen to forget it ( a wise move ) is...

Additional Handsets for your Cordless Phone

We ran a little survey to find out the most interesting places where people situated their telephones - in particular additional cordless handsets. To be clear there are two main types of home phone: the corded home phone, which needs to be plugged into a phone socket...

BT Converse Telephones for Home or Office

When looking at ways in which to kit out your office there are certain stalwarts that should be seriously considered for purchase, our preference for a simple office, business or home office phone is BT's great Converse range comprising the :    » BT Converse 2100...

Should I buy an eco friendly home phone?

Well we are all aware of the growing threat of global warming and, indeed the UK has been blasted by the wettest winter since records began ( and potentially the wettest cricket team as well ) and need to do our part to minimise our carbon footprints (C02 output)....

Big Button Telephones

For many people with issues with dexterity or with impaired vision the ability to focus or use the increasingly small interfaces presented these days can be infuriating. It can be either difficult to discern the markings on the buttons or just impossible to operate...

What is it about Gigaset Telephones?

Gigaset have become a leading european manufacturer of digital cordless phones having taken over from the Siemens Gigaset division - a legacy which has been passed down since the very beginnings of DECT telephony as it was Siemens who manufactured the original BT...

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