LG Watchphone Now Available

The LG Watchphone is finally available to the public, going on sale in Britain next week. The Watchphone is only going to be available for a limited time; this comic book future can be yours for just £500.

(LG Watchphone video)

The slick scratch-resistant touch screen is touted to make writing text messages from your the watch phone a breeze.

And, to quote the manufacturer, an in-built speaker and MP3/AAC player means the few 'lucky' owners can listen to the Essential James Bond theme album 'when you’re imprisoned in a fake volcano or battling with Jaws'.

Voice and video calls can also be made in true 22nd Century style - without you lifting a finger.

The combination of voice activated command, VGA camera and Bluetooth technology mean you can talk away to your friends by simply turning your wrist and giving the command.

Comics fans will no doubt be thinking of Dick Tracy's famous 2 way wrist radio, which was introduced in 1946 after creator Chester Gould met with inventor Al Gross. The even more futuristic 2 way wrist TV wasn't introduced until 1964.

(Dick Tracy fights crime with high tech)

Via The Daily Mail; thanks to Moira for the tip on this story.

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