Zumba phone promises secure, accurate voice control

Designed on an industrial estate in Hereford, the Zumba is the world’s first fully hands-free mobile phone. It comes in two sections – an earpiece and a body. The body is about the size of a credit card and looks a bit like an MP3 player. The earpiece is more like a hearing aid.

Voice recognition tech navigates you through the menus and your contacts are securely stored on a website called “Zumba Lumba”(!). The manufacturers claim that if lost, the phone is useless to anyone but you. It’ll be in shops before the end of the year, and there’s no price tag yet.

(via Reg Hardware)

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Is this a leaked photo of the touch-screen BlackBerry Thunder? Erm…


The internet saw a fan’s mock-up of the new touch-screen BlackBerry Thunder only a few weeks ago, but already we have the first leaked photo rumoured to be ‘the real deal’.

Retailer Horizon Wireless is apparently taking pre-orders for the Thunder, with this photo accompanying the sale-page which looks like it’s received a heavy-hand of the ol’ blur function in Photoshop.

If you squint your eyes hard enough, you can just about make out…it’s black. Yep, that’s it for now. Major colour leak! Major colour leak!…