Posts tagged "cellphones"

Banksy’s Latest Takes Aim At Cellphone Addiction

Banksy’s latest work sure hits close to home, doesn’t it? The painting was posted to the artist’s website on Monday, and then the original was finally found by a number of fans in Bristol, England, where he allegedly grew up. The British press has already given the painting the name “Mobile Lovers,” but I think…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 17, 2014

Life Dream Status: A Clutch That Charges Your iPhone

Ladies, meet your new favorite accessory: the Mighty Purse. This cute little clutch┬áis equipped with a built-in high-capacity battery that can recharge your smart phone up to 2 times per charge. An internal indicator light tells you exactly how much juice you have left before heading out on the town. Do you know what thi…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 23, 2013

Seeing-Eye People Will Help You Text And Walk Safely

For Improv Everywhere’s latest stunt, they decided to experiment with the idea of “seeing eye people”: neon-vest-wearing guides to help distracted texters safely navigate the streets of NYC without ever looking up from their phones. They sent a bunch of seeing eye person/distracted texter teams to walk around the city, and filmed the reactions of…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 1, 2013

Note To Yoga Teachers: Do Not Glare At Facebook Employees

Most yoga classes start out with a request to turn off or silence your cellphones, and a tacit understanding that if you do pull out your wireless device during class, you’re going to get some disapproving looks from the teacher and your classmates. As was the case during a lunchtime yoga class at Facebook headquarters,…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 12, 2012