Posts tagged "phones"

Porn App Took Secret Photos Of Users, Demanded Ransom

Not cool. Not cool at all.

Robyn Pennacchia | September 8, 2015 - 1:00 pm

I Tried The “Bored And Brilliant” Project And Learned Just How Badly I “Need” My Phone

A few weeks ago, I tried out WNYC’s “Bored and Brilliant” project, a challenge that encouraged participants to step away from their phones and see what kinds of creative thoughts come up when we allow our minds…

Claire Hannum | February 24, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Here’s Your Daily Inspiration To Put Away Your Damn Phone

Photographer Eric Smith captured this photo in Redondo Beach, California, of a dude so engrossed in his phone that he missed a humpback whale and her calf breaching right next…

Claire Hannum | February 6, 2015 - 10:30 am

An Etsy Gem: Crying Kim Kardashian iPhone Case

I still don’t know why Kim Kardashian is famous, but I’m sure as hell glad she is. Without her, we’d lack someone to carry Kanye’s baby or a reason to…

Sarah Gray | March 14, 2013 - 8:40 am

New Invention Everpurse Lets You Charge Your Phone On The Go

I don’t know about y’all, but ever since I upgraded my iPhone 4S to the new iOS 6 update, the battery has been hastily dying with every iHoroscope and Instagram…

Daley Quinn | October 3, 2012 - 9:20 am

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

Don’t Even Try To Call Johnny Depp

“We have Internet and stuff like that because I think that’s the safest form, well, most interesting form of communication. I just don’t like phones. I just don’t like them…

Kate Torgovnick/ | December 8, 2010 - 3:10 pm

Gmail By Phone: Would You Use Gmail’s Phone Feature?

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Julie Gerstein | August 27, 2010 - 2:50 pm

Woman Sues Wireless Company After Husband Discovers Affair Through Phone Bill

The thing about huge jerks is that, because they are huge jerks, they will find every opportunity to avoid responsibility for how out-of-control their jerkitude has gotten. This is perhaps…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 25, 2010 - 11:20 am

We Knew This Was Coming: Google Unveils Its Next Phone

Google is trying to make magic happen twice with the launch of the mytouchG3, their follow up to the insanely popular G1 mobile phone. Hundreds of personalized applications and seamless…

Zandile Blay | June 22, 2009 - 5:10 pm

Man Calls Toll-Free Number Just To Hear The Voice Of A Woman

Japanese authorities tracked down a plumber who is suspected of having called the toll-free number for a food company 500 times, thereby tying up the line for 3,000 hours. He…

Catherine Strawn | May 27, 2008 - 5:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Naked Pics Of Nicole Kidman, Touch And Feel Phones, And Breastfeeding

Nicole Kidman is getting super pregnant, and she’s planning on having Patrick Demarchelier (the photographer Andie has to get on the phone for Miranda in The Devil Wears Prada) take…

Catherine Strawn | May 20, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Your Phone Knows Whether He Likes You

A new service from a mobile phone operator in South Korea can supposedly tell how much the person at the other end of the line likes you by analyzing their…

Catherine Strawn | February 14, 2008 - 6:00 pm