Robotic Cell Phone Friends

Posted on March 2, 2008

Japan, known for their advanced cell phone technologies, has come out with a new advancement that will allow you to truly call your phone a friend.

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In April 2008, Softbank Mobile Corp, a Japanese company, will release the PhoneBraver, which is a new type of cell phone that doubles as a little robotic friend, ready to chat. Simply attach it’s little arms and leg to your phone and it will display various different faces on the phone.

PhoneBraver, cannot actually move, but can learn habits and display text messages to you when you make certain actions on the phone.

If you were to call someone on a regular basis, the phone might display a message coming out of the robots mouth saying, “You’re calling her often these days, aren’t you?” Users could carry on the the conversation with their robot friend by answering it’s questions and comments.

“We haven’t decided on specifics yet on the communication between the user and mobile, but your mobile would grow into a buddy different from others that is unique in the world,” he said.

The phone was made after a character in an upcoming television drama called “Cellphone Investigator 7″

The price for your own robotic phone has not yet been released but we can imagine it will be costly.

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Sun Tzu has spent about 7 years in Asia traveling through Japan, Hong Kong, China, and Korea. A true fan of everything that is weird and strange, he decides in the end what is displayed and published on this site. Sun has previous experience writing for numerous print mags such as XLR8R, URB, and Movement Magazine.
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jon v.
jon v.

faggot die in ur as

datta
datta

i am poor help me cell no.9890612458

datta
datta

dgdhfgh 9890612458

anonymous
anonymous

- I wanna talk with my cellphone... - You must mean "talk BY your cellphone?" - No, WE have something to discuss, please hand me...

Buddy
Buddy

Those phones are from Keitai Sosakan 7 (cellphone investegation 7) a japanese serie about a group of agents who search criminals over the internet.

Arizona
Arizona

Just remember: "No matter how cute it may be...Whatever you do...Don't fall in love with it." ^_^

chi
chi

woah!! cool! i want one! this reminds me a persocom from chobits!! ^_^

Trish
Trish

Thanks guys :)

tourex
tourex

Have our society become so bored,and pointless,to need a cell phone to communicate with us as a "friend"?Adding arms,and legs seems very creepy! Sooner or later our t.v.,radios,and computers will be equipped with arms,and legs too!

PETER
PETER

IT SEEMS A LITTLE CRUDE... PEOPLE WILL BUY ANYTHING...

Casual Adventurer
Casual Adventurer

Hey that's nearly as bad as calling yourself on the phone, which as you all know we only do when we are really lonely! :)