This marvel of technology is both a mobile phone (with a flip-top case!) and a portable music player
, a fashionable item that modern women will want to carry around the streets. The recommended accessories are an umbrella and
a fire hydrant, because it's 1922. From the vaults of British Pathe
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With the integration of cameras, GPS receivers, and more
into cellphones, many people take for granted the lightweight, energy efficient technology in their pockets. MIT ties all that tech together to a weather balloon in Project Icarus
, where for $150
a prepaid cellphone becomes a high-altitude near-space camera
WAP is dead.
Can the Mobile Services Initiative make the wireless Web really useful?