It may seem intuitive now, but when dial telephones first hit the scene, peeps needed a tutorial on how to use them. It was customary to have an operator do all the work up until that time, so the simple act of dialing for one's self was quite a task. The following vid was shown in movie theaters to educate the public on how to use the new self-serve telephones. It's interesting that a child was used for the demonstration. Did they already know that she was gonna grow up, become a teenager, and monopolize that phone? All. Night. Long.
I love a phone that looks retro chic, yet boasts all the features of a modern telephone. Just like this 1920s and 30s inspired phone by Hulger that uses bluetooth technology to connect to your PC, Mac or cell phone. It is also fully compatible with Skype. Too geeky for you or geek chic? Leave your answer below!
If retro phones aren't enough for you, how about one that is completely decked out with an assortment of colorful objects? This Glitz n' Glam Phone is actually for sale on Etsy and probably weighs about fifty pounds with all the additional bling. Displayed on 7Gadgets, this $50 phone comes with flowers, fruit, a black poodle, Eiffel Tower, ballerina, frog, a pink miniature phone and a bunch of other random charms, which to me look like hard candy from my grandmother's house. Interesting indeed to say the least!
Ooo la la. Feast your eyes on the luscious lips telephone. For those who couldn't care less about phones jam packed with special features, but love funky retro gadgets, this phone may appeal to you. When I spotted these hot lips on 7Gadgets, I immediately thought of a friend in high school who had a cool clam style phone like this, which back in the day seemed as exciting as the iPhone does now! Priced at around $35. What do you think? Does this phone deserve a "tres chic"?