The Onion discovers long lost View Camera Phone

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  1. MikeM1977

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    Here's an early film-based camera phone. Courtesy Flight of the Conchords.
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    That's great :smile:
    I'd love to see the ads for this one... "Are you tired of your bulky full plate phone? Get the new telegraphic voice transmitter with built-in half plate camera! It's the future technology for the 20th century!"
     
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    That is wonderful! The front looks like a face.

    Jeff
     
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    Well I'd love to enjoy the satiric humour, but it seems the Onion is now a subscriber based site -- I can't look at that page without being re-directed by a paywall.

    Way to go, another good site ruined by the suits.
     
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    I had no difficulty. I'm using Opera as my web browser.

    Mike
     
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    Strange... Using Opera, both directly from germany and through a TOR-proxy in the UK I can access it. Should "America's Finest News Source" finally be disabled for americans? :blink:
     
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    On a related note, an app I would like to see is one that uses the phone's camera to display the input upside down and backwards, as a way to practice view-camera visualization/composition. Dark cloth optional :smile:
     
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    It must be because you are in Manitoba :smile:.

    No problem here - using Firefox
     
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    LOL...at least you didn't call me a Yank, Matt! :wink:

    I think it's based on number of page views...thanks for posting this regardless!
     
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    No problem here in Washington, DC using Safari.
     
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    The Onion is worth the price. After all... it's America's Finest News Source!!!
     
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    And as they'll tell you, long overdue for a Pulitzer Prize.