By Lisa Johnston On Nov 8 2010 - 5:01am
Cobra Electronics introduced
a device that lets users transfer cellphone
calls to their landlines.
The PhoneLynx system uses Bluetooth to
pair the cellphone with home phones. When
the cellphone rings, all the home phones
ring, and outgoing calls made through a
home phone reportedly go through using the
According to Cobra, installation is similar
to pairing a cellphone with a wireless headset.
“The Cobra PhoneLynx system truly represents
the next generation of home telecommunications,”
said Sally Washlow, Cobra’s
marketing and sales senior VP, in a statement.
“With the Cobra PhoneLynx system,
there’s simply no reason for most people
to waste hundreds of dollars each year on
home phone bills.”
friendly areas in the home, such as
basements, and increased call clarity using
the company’s ClearCall noise-canceling
The system will be available this month for
a $59.95 suggested retail.