Well, not quite but Vodafone, which has been doing very poorly recently in Japan, is about to introduce phones with costumes.
It's about FRIGGEN time!
MS and Washington State University are supposedly making a replacement for the laughably bad and nearly useless MS Paintbrush that's been in Windows and nearly unchanged since like Windows 3.0. Hopefully they will actually put it in shipping Windows and put Paintbrush where it belongs, in the recycle bin.
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
Here's a cell phone for your luddite friends. It has only one feature. It makes/takes phone calls. There's no display, nothing. Dial, Pickup or Hangup.
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.
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.