My Gadget Life – Jaws AKA Richard Kiel

The best gadget I’ve ever used is a Bluetooth Ant In California we’re not allowed to be on cell phones whilst you’re driving, so I g

The best gadget I’ve ever used is a Bluetooth Ant

In California we’re not allowed to be on cell phones whilst you’re driving, so I got a Bluetooth Ant for my ?car visor. It cuts out all the noises other than the human voice range, so you don’t get the motor vehicle noise. It works really well. My wife has a BMW Z4, which has built-in Bluetooth, but it’s hard to hear what she’s saying.?

A normal watch looks like a toy on me

That’s why I like the Swatch Jaws watch. The big face means that it looks like a normal-sized watch on me.?

I can’t live without GoToMyPC

It’s a program on my laptop that allows me to use my desktop computer at home – it operates it like a remote control. My daughter was at home one day and she was using the computer, and all of a sudden I took it over, and she said, “Dad, your computer is possessed.”?

My favourite Bond gadget is the Lotus Esprit S1

It had the propellers on the back that powered it in the water, and rudders that popped out the sides and back. Maybe I like it because my son was the boy on the beach in the film who puts his hand over his mouth and points to the car as it comes out of the water. He’s a doctor now, but was less than two years old at the time.?

My first computer was an Apple

I was given it after doing some commercial work. It ?had some software on it called Screen Writer. I’d written about eight pages, and then all of a sudden it crashed. The Mac is a good system, I just prefer to use a PC.?

I was one of the first actors to have a carphone

At that time a carphone required a big box in the trunk the size of a suitcase and the signal had to go through an operator. I also had one of the first mobile phones, and it was so big my wife couldn’t use it.

 

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