UN-SMARTPHONES from SKY'S EDGE
3G Rotary Cell Phone Partial Kit
Comes with just the stuff you can't otherwise buy
This started as a project that I posted on my personal website here. Why a rotary cellphone? Because in a finicky, annoying, touchscreen world of hyperconnected people using phones they have no control over or understanding of, I wanted something that would be entirely mine, personal, and absolutely tactile, while also giving me an excuse for not texting. Here's a video.
The point isn't to be anachronistic. It's to show that it's possible to have a perfectly usable phone that goes as far from having a touchscreen as I can imagine, and which in some ways may actually be more functional. More functional how?
4G Rotary Cell Phone
Due to a surprising number of requests from people wanting a ready-built (or nearly ready-built) rotary cell phone, I'm working on a more refined "mark 2" version. So far this is how it's shaping up:
AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 2020
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