The talk of the town at the consumer electronics show in Las Vegas early this year was Motorola's new StarTac mini cellular phone, stated to be the smallest and highest cell phone in the world to date. Like something from a "Mission: Impossible" catalogue, the device is almost like a pager and weighs just 3.1 ounces. Users get one hour of continuous talk time and 12 hours of standby. But this small package costs a hefty US $2,000 (Newsweek, Jab 22 VolCXXVIl No.4)
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