Posts tagged "cell phone"

Study: iPhone Separation Anxiety Is An Actual Thing

A new study from the University of Missouri found that people can suffer serious psychological and physiological effects when separated from their phones. Despite the fact that our collective cell…

Claire Hannum | January 18, 2015 - 11:40 am

Watch Benny The Bull’s Perfect Reaction To A Kiss Cam Argument

Between Gaston’s push-up contest and this video, I feel like people who are paid to wear costumes are totally owning this week.
At Saturday’s Bulls-Celtics game, a woman got…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 5, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Drunk Dialers Beware: Now You Can Text 911 During An Emergency

I can’t decide if this is a genius or terrible idea. Cell phone providers have now made it possible for users to text message 911 during an emergency in case…

Katie Oldenburg | May 16, 2014 - 11:30 am

Burglary Victim Finds Thief’s Cell Phone, Calls His Mom

What does justice look like? If you’re anything like burglary victim Eliza Webb, justice looks a lot like mom. Webb’s car was burgled along with several others in her neighborhood,…

Julie Gerstein | July 10, 2013 - 3:30 pm

Criminal Butt Dials Cops During Murder Plot

Just a wee suggestion, but if you’re going to talk about your plot to follow a dude home and murder him? Make sure all of your electronic devices are off.

Julie Gerstein | May 23, 2013 - 1:20 pm

6 Things I Learned About Myself Without Having A Cell Phone For A Week

I arrived at the Paris airport, knowing only a handful of French words and phrases, holding a map of the city I picked up at the information desk, with the…

Ami Angelowicz | November 27, 2012 - 12:00 pm

50 Ways To Break Your Cell Phone

Every phone I’ve ever owned has met a tragic and untimely death. Whether it’s the toilet, the concrete, the washing machine, a sandy beach, or a spilled glass of juice,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 3, 2012 - 9:00 am

Soon You Will Get All Your Texts Through Your Vibrating Tattoo

Yeah, I know. Whaaat? Nokia has invented a “magnetic vibrating tattoo” that wirelessly connects to your cell phone. So basically you’ll never have to worry about ever missing another text or…

Ami Angelowicz | March 21, 2012 - 2:20 pm

Go Ahead, Drop Your Cellphone In The Toilet As Many Times As You Want

If you’ve ever lost a cellphone to a toilet bowl, rainstorm, or a really important call in the shower, a new product might be able to help you out: Liquipel…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | February 1, 2012 - 9:20 am

T-Mobile Won’t Release Brooklyn Rapist’s Contact Information — UPDATE

UPDATE, 2:40p.m.: Anti-street harassment group Hollaback! has announced that T-Mobile responded to the petition and provided the requested phone numbers to the NYPD. Thank you, T-Mobile, for doing the…

Jessica Wakeman | September 15, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Forget The Headset, Lenny Kravitz Uses A Handset

Lenny Kravitz keeps it retro as always, even when it comes to his cellphone. I think giant handset attachments are the way to go. At least you know that person…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 29, 2011 - 10:20 am