How Syria's Rebels Aren't Winning the War: The Anatomy of a Battle
Syrian army soldiers inspect a house in the village of Western Dumayna, near the rebel-held city of Qusayr, Syria, on May 13, 2013.
Geek News Central
Voxer Walkie-Talkie App
For several years, I've made heavy use of the Heytell walkie-talkie app on both iOS and Android devices.
Sun May 19, 2013
Saudi Arabia more tolerant, says woman filmmaker
Filming "Wadjda" was an odyssey in itself. In conservative neighbourhoods, local residents would block shooting, or Mansour would have to direct from a van with a walkie-talkie, as she could not be seen in public together with male crew and actors.
Thu May 16, 2013
Chatting in Code on Walkie-Talkies in Pakistan's Restive Tribal Areas
A soldier stands guard on a road while a vehicle carrying internally displaced people flee military operations in Tora Warai, a town in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas, on July 9, 2011.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Guelph Mercury
Plenty of bang for about a buck
You don't need to spend thousands of dollars on a 3D printer if you want a plastic gun.
Thu May 09, 2013
First Solar-Powered Survival Tablet
Jon Perry says his inspiration behind making a tough, reliable and rugged expedition gadget came from his long-time outdoorsy companion - his dog Earl.
Wed May 08, 2013
Earl Backcountry Survival Tablet
For those times when you're not, there's the Earl Backcountry Survival Tablet . Designed specifically for use in the wilderness, it offers features like a 1024 x 768 6" flexible E-Ink screen with the ability to double as an emergency lantern, a built-in AM/FM/SW/LW radio tuner, an IP67 rated water/dust/shock/mud-proof design, an integrated solar ... (more)
Tue May 07, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Instant Video Chat vs. Video Message: What's Glide?
It's not video messages, it's video chat. Glide, a new app, turns your phone into a video walkie talkie.
Mon May 06, 2013
Rules of the Road: Is it legal to hold a cellphone like a...
Question: When driving and not having a hands-free device, is it legal to pull over to the shoulder to answer a call? If not, what is the protocol? Another writer asks: I see more and more people holding their cellphones in front of them like a walkie-talkie while driving.
Finance and Commerce
Hastings company offers chance to play in the dirt
On a recent cloudy Saturday afternoon, Aundria Riggen spent two hours doing what some of Finance & Commerce's readers spend 40 hours a week doing: manning the controls of an excavator, digging holes and backfilling them.
Fri May 03, 2013
Ham Radio Freedom
Surprisingly, ham radio is something that has not been entirely messed up by state action.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Dealing with MS: My Family's Journey
I was only five-years-old when my dad was diagnosed with MS. I remember this day was so clearly, like it happened yesterday.
Digital Post Production
"TTtalk Walkie-Talkie" Makes First Appearance in Global Market
But now, there is a great application that allows users to easily and instantly communicate for free; TTtalk Walkie-Talkie. This app can transform your phone into a supreme walkie-talkie and instant messenger.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Trend Hunter Magazine
Smartphone Radio Docks - The DXB Walkie Talkie by Bricom Solutions...
Created by Bricom Solutions, this nifty walkie-talkie docking device is called the Alianza DXB, and can transform your phone into a two-way radio.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
CBS 3 Springfield
'Wadjda' prompts women's rights talk at Tribeca
Haifaa Al Mansour had to go to great lengths to make the groundbreaking Saudi film "Wadjda" - and not only because it is the first feature made entirely in Saudi Arabia and the first directed by a Saudi woman.