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Obsolete Devon Phone Box Finds New Life as a Miniature Night Club

Phone boxes are basically redundant these days, which is why BT has been trying to find new and interesting things to make them useful in the age of the smartphone. Adding Wi-Fi, internet connections, and all that stuff that might stop drunk people using them as toilets. That's when it's not handing them over to the local community to do with them as they see fit. Kingsbridge in Devon is one such community, and turned their recently adopted phone box into a mini night club. Read More >>

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BT’s Removing Half of the UK’s Remaining Phone Boxes

Phone boxes are pretty archaic in the days of mobile phones, and you can tell by looking at them. While there have been plans to retrofit phone boxes into something more useful, BT has just announced plans to remove half of the UK's remaining phone boxes. Read More >>

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Feel Free to Use London’s Phone Boxes For Wi-Fi, If You Can Be Bothered

In today's society, everyone and their mothers (and their mother's mothers) owns a mobile phone of some sort, making one of the cornerstones of British culture essentially redundant to everyone (apart from the Doctor). So, with these red boxes taking up a bunch of room in the streets of London, why not make some use out of them? Spectrum Interactive is doing exactly that, by offering free access to Wi-Fi hot spots located in various phone boxes dotted around the capital. But there is a catch. Read More >>

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Phone Boxes Reincarnated As Bookshelves Finally Make Phone Booths Useful

If you pay close attention to the streets of any city, you might notice the boxy, armored shields that house telephones. Yes! Phone boxes still exist. Of course no one ever uses them because everyone has a mobile phone but yet they still stand, like unwavering artificial trees. But what if we convert phone booths to bookshelves? Hmm... Read More >>