Sometimes a new gadget is just really cool-looking. It hits all the right aesthetic notes, boasts a flashy new technology and looks like something you want. But whether it’s something you need—or will be willing to empty out your wallet for—is another matter entirely.
Nowadays, the only people still using flip phones are octogenarians who can’t handle all the newfangled tech out there. But this flip phone might just be too cool for grandma.
There have been 13 robberies reported in Central Park so far in 2013. But in most of them the robber presumably takes stuff. That's how that works, right?
Are we entering a new age when a flip-phone is the mark of either drug trafficking or hired assassination? Are we there already? Maybe we've all just been watching too many episodes of The Wire.
See-through things are cool. Anyone who ever pined for a transparent Game Boy (or was lucky enough to own one) knows that. Even if flippers are unfashionable, I still want to hotfoot it over to Japan to scoop this up.
A tiny mistake by online retailer Expansys has revealed two new quad-band BlackBerry clamshell phones. Some info on the 8220 has surfaced before, but the 8210 seems new. The phones are apparently very similar, with both having a 2.6-inch internal 240x 320 pixel screen, a small 160 x 128 external screen, and clamshell…