For behind the scenes pictures, stories and special contests, follow us on Facebook!
Old Rotary Phone Hacked To Play Nice With Siri

Old Rotary Phone Hacked To Play Nice With Siri

By David Ponce

It’s kind of ironic that there seems to be a developing trend of using new technology to breathe new life into really old tech. Like that retro looking cordless handset we wrote about a little while back. And now we hear of a hack that pretty much resuscitates the operators of old. Maker and hacker Davis Remmel took an old rotary phone and made it play nice with Siri. He took a Bluetooth headset, relocated the speaker and microphones to their respective places in the dumbbell receiver and wired the board so that dialing “1” activated Siri. A sticker with the Siri logo in the center of the dial completed the effect. Watch the video, it’s very future-old-timey…

[ Step By Step Rotary Siri Hack ] VIA [ Wired’s Gadget Lab ]