- Area Codes, by Country
Telephone area codes are used to help route phone calls to the correct location. Find North American area codes and their corresponding locations with this handy area code chart.
- How Satellite Phones Work
Satellite phones provide comprehensive global coverage in places where cell phone reception is nonexistent. Learn more about how satellite phones work.
- Luggage Label (Photograph)
Luggage tags are a important form of address label that travelers use to help ensure that their luggage reaches its proper destination. Luggage tags have a space for the traveler's name, address, and phone number.
- Shopper with Credit Card (Photograph)
Many people enjoy catalog shopping because it can save time and is an easy and convenient way to shop from the comfort of your own home. This photo shows a woman on the phone, ordering from a catalog with her credit card at home.
- Cell Phone (Photograph)
All cell phones must have a battery and a way of charging that battery. Many cell phones come with cords for charging the phone directly from an electrical outlet or vehicle cigarette lighter.
- PDA with GPS Feature (Photograph)
A close-up photograph of a hand holding a PDA, which displays its GPS feature. In addition to allowing you to make phone calls, schedule appointments, and send emails, many PDAs now have GPS features that allow you access maps and directions.
- Research Laboratory (Photograph)
A laboratory scientist talks on the phone in a busy research laboratory. The open shelves in the laboratory are crowded with vials, chemicals and drugs. The research laboratory will be used to develop helpful drugs and pharmaceuticals.
- Wireless Phone (Photograph)
A young man in the wilderness wearing a green shirt keeps in touch with the civilized world thanks to his wireless phone. The man can explore the valleys, fields, and mountains, knowing that his friends and family are merely a phone call away.