cell phones

Your Super Cute Waterfall iPhone Case Is Probably Trying To Kill You

A solemn cautionary tale for our time.

Megan Reynolds | January 19, 2016 - 6:20 pm

Drones Are Dropping Porn, Drugs & Phones Into Prisons

There have been multiple incidents of people using drones to drop contraband porn, cell phones, and drugs into prisons, which sounds great and kind of funny on its

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

Two-Thirds Of Your Family Would Like You To Turn Your Dang Phone Off This Thanksgiving

Normally when I get approached by a brand with a story I could write about I’m like “meh” and just ignore it because a lot of them just want their…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 21, 2014 - 12:30 pm

6 Tiny Ways To Look Up From Your Smartphone More Often

The more time I spend staring at my iPhone when I don’t really need to, the more choppy and unfocused my thoughts are. When I’m staring at the thing too…

Claire Hannum | July 3, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Study: iPhone Cameras Are Zapping Our Memory, But We Can Do Something About It

One of the biggest reasons I take pictures on the regular is a fear of forgetting, but as it turns out, all those pictures may be making my memories more likely…

Claire Hannum | June 15, 2014 - 10:00 am

A Phone Fell Into A River And Two People Died Trying To Get It Back (Yes, Really)

Apparently, we haven’t had enough people plunge into massive bodies of water for the sake of their phones yet — it’s happened again. This time, though, the story isn’t quite so funny.

Claire Hannum | January 15, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Your Old Nokia Brick Phone Can Save Someone’s Life

Does anybody else have a weird junk drawer in their house that serves as a graveyard for retired, once-loved electronics? I do, and my pink Motorola Razr is chillin’ in…

Claire Hannum | October 6, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Wacko App Allows You To Measure How Hard You Spank Someone With Your Phone

Yes, with your phone. Because who doesn’t want to explain to the gal at the Android store that you cracked your screen whacking someone on the ass so you could…

Jessica Wakeman | June 5, 2013 - 10:45 am

If You Drop Your Phone On The Train Tracks, Please Just Leave It, OK?

This video was taken in São Paulo, Brazil, where a young woman waiting on a train platform apparently dropped her cell phone onto the tracks below and thought, “No biggie, I’ll…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 3, 2013 - 9:20 am

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

5 Awkward Moments I’ve Had With My Cell Phone Provider

This weekend, I went to the T-Mobile store to upgrade my smart phone to a smarter phone (nope, still don’t have an iPhone, whatever, shut up). I hadn’t gotten a…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 27, 2012 - 10:00 am

Uggs Banned At One Middle School — But It’s Not Why You Think

Uggs: They are a fashion monster, and yet, many people swear by their comfort. But teens and pre-teens at one Philadelphia-area middle school won’t be allowed to wear them anymore,…

Julie Gerstein | January 30, 2012 - 2:20 pm
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