this is scary
A Texas teen’s phone bursted into flames and melted her pillow in what sounds like a very relatable situation.
Like all of us, 13-year-old Ariel Tolfree is addicted to her cell phone, so she keeps it tucked under her pillow while she’s sleeping. But, last week, the battery on her Samsung Galaxy S4 apparently overheated and bursted into flames in the middle of the night.
Crime and Punishment
It’s almost impossible to make it through the holidays without having to solicit the help of a customer service rep. What if Bubbie brakes her new iPhone trying to take a selfie? What if Uncle Steven spills Manischewitz all over the new Xbox? The possibilities for disaster are endless.
Thankfully, PC Mag has put together Read More
Love in the Time of Algorithms
A smartphone filled with apps is only as good as the casing that surrounds it. That’s what a Florida convenience store clerk learned yesterday after he was shot but his HTC phone stopped the bullet from seriously injuring him.
Police in Winter Garden, a suburb of Tampa, said that a man entered a gas station Read More
If you don’t have a lot of things going for you, it’s always easy to take solace in the fact that your phone is just a stretch away. Genevieve Bell, a sociologist for Intel, said those feelings of passion toward inanimate objects are only growing stronger and could eventually lead to a “real relationship.” Start thinking of anniversary gifts Read More
Bluetooth earpieces, largely favored by khaki-wearing Dads with Blackberries holstered to their Brooks Brothers belts, can sometimes make you look like such an Old. If you’re looking for a way to appear as douchey as you do juvenile, we’ve found the perfect phone accessory for you–though this one isn’t exactly hands-free.