Posts Tagged ‘cell phones’

Palm Pre

June 10, 2009

It’s been a while since there’s been a new palm to get excited about, but the Palm Pre is now out in the States and hopefully on its way here:

http://reviews.cnet.com/smartphones/palm-pre-sprint/4505-6452_7-33490473.html?tag=mncol;txt

But if you can’t wait or have slightly different needs our retiring Head of Library was showing off an HTC Touch HD:

http://reviews.cnet.com/smartphones/htc-touch-hd-unlocked/4505-6452_7-33270805.html?autoplay=true&tag=mncol

which certainly does have a very impressive screen beating even the iPhone for size and i-really-want-one envy.

Sumsing Turbo mobile phone

November 21, 2008

A mobile phone that really does do everything:

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=TYIOIM6hHBk

(thanks to our ‘anonymous’ contributor for this!)

phones and popcorn revisited

July 4, 2008

Tuesday’s posting on cooking popcorn with mobile phones generated some discussion here in the Library.  Here’s a follow up link you might want to check out:

http://blogs.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/06/11/so_the_microwave_popcorn_with_your_phone_thing_is_a_hoax_done_how.html

And other experiments have been done such as cooking an egg with 200 mobile phones experiment, as shown on the tv programme Brainiac, which can be viewed at:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rc-ne-nIKUY

Our intrepid researcher adds:

“I would have phoned you about this, but there’s some un-popped corn on my desk and I didn’t want to make a scene in the Map Library.”

Thank you.