Forget Vibrate, What About Shock Mode?

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Mobile-phone maker Motorola has received a patent for a system that uses electric shocks to let somebody know when they're phone is ringing, rather than the usual ringtone or vibration. The user wears a small pad with electrodes on their skin that's connected wirelessly to the phone, and get a shock -- which can be personalized, depending on the caller -- when they're called. It's hard to see this system really taking off, but especially not with users on the Great Wall of China, where phone users are supposedly already being electrocuted.

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    Anonymous Coward, 20 Apr 2006 @ 8:43pm

    Re: Superb Idea!

    EXACTLY #3!

    shock the people who always have idiots calling em for stupid moronic and/or common sense stuff, and since they wont wanna get shocked, they'll yell at the morons calling em - that or they'll just spam the hell outta redial on whoever called em...

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