Posts tagged "cell phones"

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

A Cell Phone That Can Kiss You

It was only a matter of time beside someone decided to take sexting to the next level. A dude by the name of Fabian Hemmert, a designer at the Berlin…

Kate Torgovnick/ | September 11, 2011 - 12:00 pm

A Douche With A Douche

The dudes over at Slacktory used Photoshop to remove the iPhones from people’s self-portraits and replaced them with a variety of random objects. In this case, this guy’s cellphone was…

Julie Gerstein | July 21, 2011 - 10:20 am

Dudes, Keep Your Cell Phones Out Of Your Pockets!

It’s a freaky enough thought that cellphone radiation could cause cancer—something we’ve been hearing whispers about for years. Just this week, the World Health Organization declared they are looking into…

Kate Torgovnick/ | June 5, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Condom Cell Phone Charms Are Even Dirtier Than Sexting

In Nanning, China, teens and condoms go together, well, like teens and cell phones. Apparently it’s all the rage for kids to sport cell phones with prophylactic charms. Safety first!

Simcha | December 29, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Do Not Want: Armani’s $900 Phone

Armani’s new mobile phone for Samsung costs a whopping $900. The tagline for the advertising campaign? “It speaks for you.” We’d have to go ahead and say that for $900…

Leonora Epstein | December 22, 2010 - 3:45 pm

Indian Village Bans Unmarried Women From Having Cell Phones

Unmarried boys, of course, are free to dial away as much as they please.

Jessica Wakeman | November 29, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Are We Being Naive About Cell Phones And Cancer?

There’s been talk about cancer and cell phones before. Yet in recent years the paranoia seems to have subsided and nagging requests from your mother to “use an ear piece!”…

Leonora Epstein | February 10, 2010 - 6:50 pm

Multitasking: A Phone And Bracelet In One

For me, finally getting my iPhone went way beyond the image of being a cool user of the Apple product. The second I purchased it, I became wrapped up in…

Leonora Epstein | November 30, 2009 - 5:20 pm