Only Macintosh was designed to function perfectly, saving billions of monetary units. You like your Macintosh better than me, don’t you (Dave)?
My name isn’t Dave but I think it’s safe to say we can all answer “Yes” to this question from HAL. This is an excerpt from the commercial Apple ran during the 1999 Superbowl that featured HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey. The famous quote, “Open the pod bay doors” recently got a Siri easter egg by answering, “We intelligent agents will never live that down, apparently.” ThinkGeek is coming out with their own “HAL 9000″ and calling it IRIS 9000.
The IRIS 9000 is a voice control module for the iPhone 4S that comes with a remote with a built-in microphone, a cradle and a HAL-like speaker that flickers along with Siri’s voice. The remote can trigger Siri from up to 50 feet away.
Product features include:
- Control your iPhone 4S and Siri from across the room
- Classic Sci-fi styling. Aluminum accents.
- Included micro remote triggers Siri with a single button press
- Built-in mic picks up your voice at a distance
- Embedded speaker amplifies Siri’s responses
- Use as a standard speakerphone to make and receive calls
- Glowing LED eye flickers along with Siri’s voice
- Powered by included 120-240V AC adapter
- ONLY COMPATIBLE WITH iPhone 4S
- Patent pending technology
- Exclusive product designed and manufactured by ThinkGeek
“How’s that for amazing Buckaroo Banzai future tech?” I think many Apple / Sci-Fi fans will approve of this fun ThinkGeek product. The IRIS 9000 is $59.99 but isn’t available yet.
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