From Slashdot: The Register has an article $10 paper mobile phone to launch this year which describes a disposable device by Randice-Lisa Altschu called the Phone-Card-Phone, the thickness of three credit cards and made from recycled paper products. It comes with 60 minutes of calling time and a hands-free attachment. More information on the inventor’s web site: Dieceland.
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