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iPhone vs. Tricorder (19/365)

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iPhone: 21st century hand-held computing, image capturing, and video playing device.

Tricorder: 23rd century hand-held computing, image capturing, and video playing device.

If they had to fight, who would win?

#19 in the Duel 365 series.

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  1. -Gareth- 52 months ago | reply

    IPhone. Hands down. It has an app for that.

  2. TexMetz 52 months ago | reply

    Have to go with the iPhone, but I bet that Tricorder has a cup holder...

  3. erndb 52 months ago | reply

    Tricorder. Because when either one of these items eventually fail electronically, you can still use the tricorder to bash an alien life form's skull!

  4. debit72 52 months ago | reply

    On this Earth, maybe iPhone. But on other planets, tricorder. Do you think AT&T has service on Vulcan or Romulus?

  5. Ryan Wolf 52 months ago | reply

    LOL Great comparison!

  6. JD Hancock 52 months ago | reply

    The tricorder seems to be the favored device in this match-up.

    Thank you everyone for your comments and faves!

  7. dmax3270 52 months ago | reply

    besides, the TriCorder doesn't have a charger cord that could put your child in the hospital...

  8. j.scirbbles 52 months ago | reply

    Tricorder! Much more hip. 8D

  9. Introspective_Photographer [deleted] 52 months ago | reply

    I'm going to say Tricorder!

  10. www.jigme.fr 52 months ago | reply

    Ahaha, nice huge discrepancy! =D

  11. slidercleo 52 months ago | reply

    The Tri-corder wins...for now...

  12. iseeum 52 months ago | reply

    Tricorder. It has user-replaceable batteries, it can multi-task, but most importantly . . . it can be tethered to a phaser.

  13. jorgen.ekstrand 52 months ago | reply

    haha, cool!

    Seen in my contacts' photos. (?)

  14. Anthony.Vitale 52 months ago | reply

    iPhone (but what do I know, I'm an Apple slave.)

  15. Christopher J. May 51 months ago | reply

    I just checked AT&T's 3G coverage, and it doesn't do very well in the Galaxy. So I guess the tricorder, because there's a map for that. ;-)

  16. jackt002 49 months ago | reply

    One has a defunct OS, the others from a sci fi show in the '60s.

  17. captcreate 45 months ago | reply

    Until the iphone gets an app to scan subspace, I'm gonna have to go with tricorder LOL

  18. jonnycarnahan 44 months ago | reply

    I'll go with the tricorder, though the best version is the one used on DS9 and Voyager.

  19. kuratowa_1 22 months ago | reply

    One of the books tried to give a great explanation for the size discrepancy - Star fleet intentionally made things larger and more bulky to facilitate being able to do field repairs without specialized equipment. Sounds good to me.

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