The Firefly flyPhone (OMG, IT RHYMES WITH iPHONE!) is a phone geared towards children with a fuller feature set than the original Firefly Phone. The new model has an actual keypad, a camera, memory expansion via MicroSD, and music/video playback. But this phone doesn't exactly strike us as kid-friendly. Not only will parents have to get their children glasses because they strained their eyes looking at the micro screen, but they'll have to save their young ones from choking on the MicroSD card. Pricing and release info not available. [Phone Scoop]
New Firefly Kids Cellphone Approved By The FCC
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Every day, the Earth rotates. The Sun appears on the horizon in the morning, and then some time later, it sets. We’ve built our lives and societies around this periodicity, with days that are divided into hours, minutes and seconds, all kept track of by clocks. But in some places on Earth, the Sun rises only once per year, and sets once per year. With their concept of a day already so estranged from the rest of the world’s, one Arctic population started thinking: What if we ditched the concept of time altogether?