This is what you do when your company is losing consumer confidence - come up with really spanky little ideas like this one. Nokia is researching a concept that it calls Mobile Radar. So, let's call it Mobile Radar.

As well as measuring an object's distance, speed and direction, you can adjust the volume on the cellphone's music player - even when it's in your pocket, or covered by an object. The researchers, from Aalto University, wanted to really ramp up the speed, testing it out on a bike, but apparently there was too much snow in Finland to do it. Astonishing, that. [Just Another Mobile Phone Blog]