Poll What is your favourite phone?

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  1. publiusr

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    I wonder if ship speaking tubes/voicepipes might be improved.

    There even used to be C.B. telephones that used two channels.
    https://www.radiomuseum.org/r/johnson_vi_messenger_130_242_0130.html

    The Johnson Messenger 130a was such an example...then came car-phones that used a city based transmitter before smaller, more numerous cells were added.
     
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  2. Gingerbread Demon

    Gingerbread Demon I love Star Trek Discovery Premium Member

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    Carphones were fun..... I still have a handset somewhere, I have a Motorola bag phone which is interesting. Large metal box in the bag that is the transceiver part of that. The handset sits in a pocket in the front of the bag clips in and it runs off a large battery which this particular one didn't come with.
     
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  3. Hawku

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    This one.

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  4. Gingerbread Demon

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    What make and model?

    What model Blackberry and can you still get them? Want
     
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  5. Hawku

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    Blackberry Priv from 2015. My favourite phone in terms of physicality. Slide it up, then keyboard, while keeping screen size. But I'm spoiled by Samsung and more memory/space now, so not sure if I could go back to it. They don't make em anymore, but you could probably buy them from resellers on eBay, etc.

    If you like keyboards, Clicks is new for iPhone:


    I'm waiting patiently for a Samsung version. :D
     
  6. Gingerbread Demon

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    Amazon is selling a Blackberry very similar to your pic in black case and silver case so you can pick either one.
     
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  7. publiusr

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    This past week AT&T had quite the outage…but they still try to kill landlines—my own provider (MCI) announced they would no longer support them—and AT&T lied about what my bill would be.

    There is a great article called:
    “This week’s cellphone outage makes it clear: In the United States, landlines are languishing” from TechXplore that details the disaster that took place as AT&T was trying to get California to lighten up on forcing those cads to support landlines.