The mobile web is widely touted as the future, according to the experts. With the advent of near field communications and cheap, flat rate tariffs from the operators, there's no end to the services firms could offer via this exciting new channel. Or so the marketing spiel goes. As usual, technology hounds look to the Far East to provide them with an idea of what the future might look like, and in the mobile sphere it's certainly no different.
Well, Sneak has learned that a tombstone manufacturer in the land of the rising sun has patented new technology which can allow visitors to a grave to download images to their phones of their dead relatives. A symbol engraved on the front of the tomb stone can be scanned by a mobile and in seconds you'll find a whole load of pics and interesting info. If the future looks like this, it's gonna be pretty weird.
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