Thursday, September 27, 2007

Gadget of the Day: Portable Cell Phone Jammer

Mike Elgan writes on ComputerWorld:

Can you hear me now? No? Maybe that guy sitting on the other side of the restaurant is jamming your call.

Cell phone jammers, which scramble the signal of any incoming or outgoing cell phone call within a certain range, are illegal in the U.S. But that doesn't stop dozens of online catalogs from selling them to American buyers.

Although available for years, cell phone jammers are rare. You probably have never had your phone jammed. The reason is that, historically, jammers have been expensive, large and generally conspicuous looking.

Suddenly, all that has changed.

More here.

Image source: Brando


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