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Cordless telephones are one of those minor miracles of modern life -- with a cordless phone, you can talk on the phone while moving freely about your house or in your yard. Long before cell phones became so cheap that anyone could afford one, cordless phones gave everyone the freedom to walk and talk within the privacy of their own homes.

Cordless phones have many of the same features as standard telephones, and there are many models available. In this edition of HowStuffWorks, we will examine how these cordless telephones work and why there are so many different types on the market today!