Well, not quite but Vodafone, which has been doing very poorly recently in Japan, is about to introduce phones with costumes.
Currently they have 12 costumes but I other than the bull which I find kind of cute the rest look pretty cheezy if you ask me.
Actually they have a “cheese” one.
and a tire
Here’s the whole collection:
It’s about FRIGGEN time!
Even above that, it’s open source. Maybe some linux fans could make a Mono version and actually have an usable app to replace the Gimp.
Okay, I’m a gadget freak to some degree but this is just overboard.
It’s the ability to browse a program schedule on your phone, pick a program then point your cell phone at your VCR and have the phone program your VCR. I don’t need that feature. My VCR already does that thank you.
Docomo’s newest series, the 901i has been announced recently. The line up of new features is not that compelling.
The new features are
Well, it’s only been 6 months and right on schedule the new summer phones are starting to appear. My 2 megapixel model has been upgraded to 3.2 megapixels. Of course that will mean my 2 megapixel phone will be blown out this month for 1 yen. It’s still going to be another 1 or 2 models before I’ll have no desire for a small party digital camera but we’re getting there.
More random cell phone news. Today I saw Panasonic’s new p252iS cell phone. It’s about 2/3rds the height of most other cell phones making it chou-kawaii!!!
It’s got what is basically now the bottom of the line features in Japan which is color display, Java app/game support and a digital camera. It’s also got mini-SD card support to make it easy to get your pictures out.