Last fall, HiLobrow published a pre-mobile telephony image of a woman who appeared to be using a smartphone. You were kind enough to link to that post. I found a couple of other "Pluperfect PDAs" after that (I link to all of our discoveries in the post below) but since then I'd pretty much given up on this meme... until now. This Irish guy with the 1928 footage of the mobile phone user has just afforded the "Pluperfect PDA" meme a new lease on life...
Scott Lawrence suggests she's using an olde tyme hearing aid. I don't want to believe that because, well, I Want to Believe.
UPDATE: Xeni says: "THANK YOU FOR ALERTING US TO THE FACT THAT THIS MAY NOT REALLY BE A TIME TRAVELER USING A CELLPHONE." There is no need to continue to alert us in the comments.
A guy who was waiting for his flight at the airport in Portland wanted more screen display space for his Playstation video game session, so he plugged his PS4 into a public computer screen that was displaying a map of the airport.
Spotify is now making regularly updated playlists and a podcast (I know, I know) for dogs whose owners must leave their beloved pets at home for extended hours, while they’re at work and so on. The idea is dogs can listen to the audio in their owners’ absence and be comforted. Some 74% of UK […]
Anyone who loves biking, skiing, or snowboarding in the great outdoors knows just how difficult it can be to safely transport your gear—especially during extended trips. These three accessories make it easier than ever to securely attach your gear to your car. So if you’re planning to embark on a outdoor adventure soon, you’d be […]
It seems like AI is everywhere these days, from the voice recognition software in our personal assistants to the ads that pop up seemingly at just the right time. But believe it or not, the field is still in its infancy. That means there’s no better time to get in on the ground floor. The […]