22 Awesome Rotary Phones: Beautiful Relics of a Bygone Era

It's possible that some of you have never seen a rotary phone in real life. It's likely that many of you have never used a rotary phone: heard the pulse take the place of the tone, mustered your patience as the dial rolls back it its reset, cursed a number with so many zeroes in it because it takes so long to call.… » 1/30/13 11:00am 1/30/13 11:00am

Rotary Cellphone Is Retro Fun For Five Minutes

While it's true that carrying around this portable rotary cellphone—yes, it's a cellphone—will impress friends and strangers alike, it's unlikely to impress them for more than five minutes. Yes, it supports tri-band GSM, has a SIM card slot and has a rechargeable battery. But the phone costs $499 and you have to… » 8/29/07 3:40pm 8/29/07 3:40pm