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Nice try HP, trying to pull a fast one on us with this here Quick Calc. Turns out there's a calculator inside our computer, so we don't need none of your fancy Quick Calc shenanigans to spell "boobless" and cheat on our long division homework anymore -- we forked over good money for this beige tow...

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Calculator watches, a staple of the average's geek wardrobe since before your grandmother was born, have been called out, as David Jones' own homegrown version totally trumps anything out there on the pre-fabricated market today. The cleverly-titled µWatch was born after a Casio CFX-400 bit ...

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Mmm mm, what could be finer than the aroma of solar powered, "delux" chocolate while punching a stack of numbers? And just look at the separation between the Chocolator's skin and solar panel. Quality man, quality. Then again, you're not buying this 5.5 Design calculator for performance reasons ar...

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Feel that? That's the unexpected stir of nostalgia welling inside your dorktic-loin. Rest easy, you're not alone. In fact, that picture aroused a deeply seeded HP fanboi-ism long obscured by thick slabs of drab computing plastic and opaque printer ink. The 35s marks the 35th anniversary of the ind...

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IDEA-IN presents the YUENTO branded calculator that is shaped and has a similar key layout as a mobile. Clever, huh? The idea behind this molded bit-o-madness is that most human's fingers are rather adept at tapping away on mobile phone keys, so taking that insight a step further produced the "Mobil...

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As if the Cushion Control pillows weren't cute enough, here we find a USB-powered, felt-covered calculator synth to ooh and aww over. Artists Kelli Cain and Brian Crabtree were able to conjure up this nifty device at a Felt Circuits workshop held in Los Angeles, and while details are relatively sc...

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We're not exactly sure if Texas Instruments' widely utilized TI-83 / TI-84 line of calculators have reached the same success as Casio (but it's fairly safe to assume a "yes"), but the firm is finally throwing out a substantial update to the graphing calculators that you, your folks, and probably y...

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Just as broadcast radio was turning one hundred, Casio was selling its one billionth calculator, as the company reportedly announced that this past December held the milestone purchase. The firm's first electronic calculator, dubbed the 001, hit the market in 1965, and played a big part in the devel...

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You know, it's too bad that BenQ-Siemens' European operations had to go under before it managed to get this slick handset out the door. From what we can make out based on these photos spotted on a Czech website, BenQ-Siemens had developed a "Black Box concept phone," which took home some Chinese d...

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Aside from the typical mathematical applications obviously associated with your average calculator, we've seen some pretty nifty implementations that took advantage of the not-exactly-advertised features hidden beneath the number pad. But Uni-Creation has taken the reverse approach here by stuffing ...

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