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GPRS iBall displays SMS messages, breaks bank


We're loving this table-top crystal-esque ball, slap a SIM card in, fire off an SMS and the giant 85 LED display writes the message out in the GPRS iBall for all to see. Oh, but the fun doesn't stop there, the device also has 64MB of storage and can be mounted on the ceiling if need be. Of course, there are always downsides to fun tech and this one has a doozy: the gadget will cost you $2,200 with 100 free messages, and after that prepare to shell out $230 per 1000 messages. While we get that new tech can be pricey, we don't understand why a simple incoming SMS can cost so much that it would be more affordable to hire an assistant to follow you about.


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