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  • November 1, 2013
    In news that proves just how timely the US government can be, the FAA has announced a lift on the ban of mobile device use during a plane's takeoff and landing. The ban, which has been in place since the 90's when nobody understood how cell phones worked, has long been the ban... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2013
    Remember the Phonebloks modular cellphone concept I posted last month? Well it turns out Motorola has been developing a similar phone for over a year now, and is moving forward to actually bring the thing to market. Phone too slow? Just add a faster processor! Camera not ha... / Continue →
  • July 12, 2013
    According to a recent survey of 1,100 adult smartphone owners, nearly one in ten adults admit to using their smartphone during sex, presumably to check Geekologie or play their turn on Words With Friends. Oh yeah, give it to me -- YES, YES, YES! I just played 'BONING' on a tr... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2013
    Meet 18-year old Fanny Schlatter. Fanny's right leg isn't feeling as beach-ready as it was a week ago because her Samsung Galaxy S3 allegedly exploded and caught fire in her pocket, leaving her with 2nd and 3rd degree burns on her thigh. *tosses cell phone across room* I'm n... / Continue →
  • December 10, 2012
    Because nobody likes talking on the phone, the four largest cell phone carriers have agreed to make texting to 911 available by May 15th, 2014. Not gonna lie, I already thought they accepted texts and were just ignoring me. 'SEND AMBULANCE, HOT SAUCE TOO SPICY.' "Access to 9... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2012
    This is a graphical guide to the evolution of cell phone designs over the past 25 years. God, I remember a time when cell phones only came in backpack form. My dad kept one in the trunk for emergencies and I would always run around with it pretending to be a space ranger. *s... / Continue →
  • September 14, 2012
    The Prince Charles cinema in London has recently started employing "ninjas" in black bodysuits to confront people using their cell phones or participating in other jerky behavior during a movie and pissing me off. Normally I just slap them in the back of the head and tell them... / Continue →
  • November 28, 2011
    You know how many mornings I've woken up and had zero clue what I did the night before? Every single one. But now allegedly sober people are claiming to be sending text messages in their sleep. Wow, can't say I'm surprised. Or good looking. :/ Dr Cunnington described slee... / Continue →
  • October 11, 2011
    This is an ad for Qualcomm's Snapdragon smartphone processing chip featuring a bug (and arachnid!) circus charging a phone with their incredible feats of bravery. Ooooooor crawling. It was mostly crawling. I couldn't really tell what was real or fake (praying mantis pedaling... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2011
    Picture related: golf cart. The FCC has announced that all cell phones in the US must have GPS capabilities by 2018 so that authorities can better pin-point 911 calls. Ooooooor make it easier for big brother to track your location. F*** that! *throws cell phone in back of m... / Continue →