Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob in Your Mailbox Every Day! Join our Mailing List!
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Hp Calculator iPhone Apps: Almost Worth Buying Just for Their Looks

by Lambert Varias

Introduced in the early 1980s, three models from HP’s much-loved 10c series calculators get a savvy transition to the 21st century with their iPhone app counterparts. The 12c and the 12c Platinum are both financial calculators, while the 15c – an out of production calculator so in demand 2nd hand units sell for as much as $400 bucks – is a high-end scientific calculator. The calculators are programmable as well.

hp-iphone-app

Mmmm sexy. Taking advantage of the iPhone’s accelerometer, the calculators have a simplified version accessible when viewed vertically; the landscaped version gives you their full functionality. The apps actually use the original ROM code, but because of the iPhone’s superior specs they run faster than their real-world counterparts. Unfortunately, good looks plus ultra geeky functionality make for high prices: the 12c sells for $12 (USD), the 12c Platinum is $20 and the 15c is $30, although I’m pretty sure they’re still cheaper than the real ones.

[via Macworld via The Raw Feed]




Comments (2):

  1. 2012 Iphone Icons says:

    A totally agree with you,it looks like a pocket computer.

  2. Dennis says:

    How about an 11c Version??

Post a Comment:

Want a personal avatar on your comments? Sign up for a free Gravatar now!

Note: All comments with links in them will be held for moderation in order to prevent spam, so you may not see your post appear immediately.


« Previous
Next »

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Hexacade Six-Player Video Game Table: Friendship is Multiplayer

Hexacade Six-Player Video Game Table: Friendship is Multiplayer

Darth Vader Purse Holds Makeup, Money, Credit Cards, Darkness

Darth Vader Purse Holds Makeup, Money, Credit Cards, Darkness

Teen Solves Rubik\

Teen Solves Rubik's Cube in 5.25 Seconds

Augmented Reality Tattoo: AltAR Ego

Augmented Reality Tattoo: AltAR Ego

Mass Effect 2 Windows Mod Adds Native Controller Support: What?!

Mass Effect 2 Windows Mod Adds Native Controller Support: What?!

Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo