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next generation mobile phones

proposed use for next generation mobile phones
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since i gather that the next (g3) generation of mobile phones will incorporate gps location info, i propose that the phones could easily inform their users of the whereabouts of the nearest phone box
djwilson, Mar 19 2001

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       Or if the phone is rapidly moving, have it shut itself off.
StarChaser, Mar 20 2001
  

       Am I missing something, or is this just another one of those "dehydrated water" or "solar-powered flashlight" ideas (albeit at least an original one)?
beauxeault, Mar 20 2001
  

       If it can tell where you are then perhaps it can send text updates to all your friends and save you from having to announce it to the world everytime you use the phone on the bus.
DrBob, Mar 20 2001
  

       GPS on a phone. That actually is a good idea but not for the reason you mentioned. Who needs those expensive systems in the cars. Just put them on the phone.
Chris38183, May 27 2002
  
      
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