Mobile phone a bit too 'new school' for you? The invest in something with a more retro feel – the Lego Walkie Talkie set.
Ok, there are limitations – you'll not be taken seriously in the boardroom for a start and of course, the 3,000ft range isn't going to be ideal when you need to make a long distance call. But or a bit of fun, you can't beat them.
In terms of features, both have volume controls, push-to-talk functions, a rear clip and that eye-catching Lego front. Powered by a couple of batteries, they sell for $28 from the US-version of Urban Outfitters, which now ships worldwide.