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Annoying Cell Phone Buzz Eliminated With...Tin Foil?

Matt Richtel, blogger for the New York Times' Gadgetwise, has had some mighty irritating phone conversations with his editor David Gallagher. The irritant was not Gallagher riding him about meeting a deadline, but rather a constant buzzing on the landline that disrupted their conversations.

This simple annoyance, though, gave birth to a grand idea in the mind of Gallagher. One day, fed up with the crackling intrusion, Gallagher wrapped his iPhone (which had been sitting next to his desk phone) with tin foil. And then? Serene silence. Give it a try. (Even with the tin-foil covering, incoming calls and text messages still were still received by his iPhone.)

We congratulate David Gallagher on his discovery, and appreciate Matt Richtel for sharing it with the world. Now, we can once again cruise confidently down the highway, blasting 'Black Magic Woman,' certain that an incoming text message won't turn that stunning Santana solo to static. [From: Gadgetwise]

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