Daily Giz Wiz 655: Telite II

Episode 655 of the podcast

Telite II
Subject: Review of Telite II
Released:Friday 12 September 2008
Length:about 19 minutes
Download file:dgw0655.mp3 (8.7 MB)

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From the Gadget Warehouse: Telite-II

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There are no signs of the Telite II on the web any more.  You would connect Telite between the phone jack on the wall and the telephone, and should the phone ring in the middle of the night, the light would come on instantly so that you would not need to grope in the dark for the receiver.

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