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Nokia files US patent for vibrating magnetic tattoo

By Shawn Knight · 9 replies
Mar 21, 2012
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  1. Nokia has filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a magnetic vibrating tattoo that would alert the bearer of various activity that needs attention on their…

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  2. motrin

    motrin TS Booster Posts: 166   +17

    "don't be mad mom and dad, it tell me when i get a text"

    i wonder how much this process will cost
     
  3. most.stupid.thing.ever.
     
  4. The only thing dumber will be the people who get this!
     
  5. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Evangelist Posts: 620   +122

    No thanks, my cellphone is intrusive enough without making me vibrate. Interesting idea though.
     
  6. fimbles

    fimbles TS Evangelist Posts: 1,194   +209

    Should be fun if you ever need a M.R.I
     
  7. Wendig0

    Wendig0 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,140   +135

    ^This
     
  8. "Uh... sorry guys... I just felt a chill go down my spine... I think my wife is trying to get in touch with me..."
     
  9. MrTomTom

    MrTomTom TS Rookie Posts: 21

    I was gonna say that.
     
  10. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 11,208   +4,877

    I might would actually get a tattoo under this idea. I see no purpose in them otherwise.
     

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