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"safe" mobile phone

 
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A short range, low power handset that transmits your mobile phone conversation to a more substantial transmitter that fits on your belt / handbag etc to avoid frying your brain...
bod, Dec 12 2000

Wireless Ear Piece http://www.halfbake...eless_20Ear_20Piece
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       Right on your belt, where you can fry "other bits" of yourself...
PotatoStew, Dec 12 2000
  

       true, but I suppose its the lesser of the two evils...?
bod, Dec 12 2000
  

       Not that they give off more radiation, it's that the cord is supposed to act as an antenna and channel the picked-up power right into your ear, instead of radiating it nearby.   

       I don't buy it, myself, but that's what I've read. Fortunately, I'm not one of the Tragically Connected, and can stand to be out of reach of a phone for more than 30 seconds...
StarChaser, Dec 31 2000
  
      
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