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A mobile phone with a rotary dial: Retro cool or retro fool?

You don't have to be a hipster to want a cell phone that dials like a rotary landline telephone, but it helps.

By June 17, 2014

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Kids attempt to use rotary phone, confusion ensues

Watch a new generation of phone users try to figure out rotary phones, dial tones, and busy signals. This "Kids React" video from The Fine Brothers promises to make you feel ancient.

By March 4, 2014

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Phone history, full of steampunk designs and rotary dials

Crave's Nerdy New Mexico series geeks out in a building full of telephone bygones, wallowing in the beauty of rotary dial phones, giant switchboards, and a brick-size early mobile phone.

By April 12, 2012

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Rotary phone dials up iPhone's Siri

Operator, well, could you help me place this call? A tinkerer merges a Bluetooth headset with an old-style phone to enable Siri on a handset that looks nothing like the iPhone 4S.

By December 19, 2011

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Rotary engine is on the ropes, but may be back

Automotive News reports on Mazda's decision on whether it will continue development of its rotary engine.

By November 9, 2011

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Mazda tweet hints the rotary engine is not dead

A translated tweet seems to hint that Mazda is still developing rotary-powered vehicles for future production.

By October 11, 2011

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Mazda halts production of rotary engine sports car

Mazda Motor Corp. has canceled production of its RX-8 rotary engine sports car.

By August 24, 2011

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Rotary dials give smartphone retro flair

New Zealand designer Richard Clarkson has crafted a beautiful concept smartphone with interchangeable brass rotary dials.

By June 22, 2011

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Rotary drop disappearing car doors also drop jaws

We may be a little behind the times on this one, but we've just spotted a quite incredible car door system known as rotary drop, or disappearing car doors.

By January 13, 2011

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Mazda's rotary redo is moving slowly

Automotive News reports on Mazda's development of a new rotary engine.

By October 25, 2010