Stick it in your ear! That’s how you listen to the other party while holding a conversation on this new wrist phone by NTT DoCoMo as reported by The Standard. WIRED reports on hackers starting to modify Digital Convergence’s Cue:C.A.T. (see previous post) into a general purpose bar code scanner in this article.
Finger phone, Hacked Cue:C.A.T.
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