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Flashes: May 23, 1997

Cell phones made headlines this week

CALL THEM Just when you thought cell phones couldn't get any smaller, they up and disappear. The latest high-tech accessories worn in movies these days are headsets, the ear gizmos that let you take a call and keep your receiver on the hook. Not only do they leave your hands free to really reach out and touch someone, ''they give a great-looking slant to something ergonomically correct,'' says New York chiropractor Dr. Donna Placido. Tom Cruise wore them in Jerry Maguire; now look for the headsets in Grosse Pointe Blank, Volcano, Men in Black, and Contact.

Originally posted Mar 21, 2008 Published in issue #380 May 23, 1997 Order article reprints