The phone book. There's perhaps no more outmoded, unnecessary, downright wasteful collection of printed information in the known universe. But Doghouse Diaries has a few suggestions that might make them useful after all.
Redditor slapshotten11 lives near TV Batman Adam West, and decided to look him up in the Ketchum, Idaho, phone book. But it's not that easy to track down the Batman. It's nice to know that even in this digital age, paper phone books can still provide us with so much amusement.
These days your fingers are likely walking on iPad touchscreens, not dead tree pages. After a decade of obsolescence, the local phone directory is finally getting the chop as states wise up to reality.
We think the Yellow Pages are useless and should go die already. But maybe not! A resourceful architect managed to build a shed using just yellow pages. Perhaps those tree killing monstrosities can be reborn as paper bricks.
Dubbed Phonebooks, these neat little books combine with your iPhone to create a fun experience at every page turn. And while I rail against using iPhone apps for parenting purposes, this is an extraordinarily cute and age-appropriate way for your lil' one to play around with an iPhone. [Japan Trends via Dvice]
On my way home from running errands yesterday, I noticed that every house in my development had a phone book tossed in their driveway. "Who the hell still uses a phone book?" I thought to myself.
If, like me, you're constantly losing/changing phones, Brando's USB Phonebook should come in handy. It plugs into your cell phone and downloads your phonebook info so the next time you get a new phone, you can upload your address book with the click of a button. The Phonebook also plugs into your PC letting you save…
Verizon has come out with the one phone to rule them all! No, seriously, the "One Phone" from Verizon is designed to have all of your equipment built in so that you need not worry about having a seperate router, modem, phone and hobbit who travels to the land of Mordor. There isn't any VoIP function, which would…
If you've got room for this strange looking phone, it could be an interesting conversationg piece, but other than that, it looks pretty confusing to me. Called the Phonebook by Krohn Design, it's a telephone, answering maching and message printer that looks a bit like the old file-o-fax.When you want to change…