When cell phone sales soared everyone knew landphones were about to become history. But still it held on with all it's strength from becoming another item in history books and museums.
Now, headsets could make many office landline phones unnecessary, as businesses decide to route calls through their office computers. Companies can save money by simply buying employees headsets instead of desktop phones, said Tavis McCourt, a managing director and analyst at Morgan Keegan, who follows the internet telephony market. Software like Lync from Microsoft makes it possible to use the internet and your computer to make calls.