Cell Phones

This is What It’s Like Not Having a Phone These Days
One time two years ago, some skeezebag stole our phone right out of our purse. For three months we were phone-less. So, we feel fairly well qualified to testify that this video, about what it's like to be surrounded by friends with smartphones when you don't have one, is pretty much spot o…
If Famous Movie Characters Had Cell Phones
All Steven Spielberg really changed when he switched the guns in 'E.T.' to walkie-talkies was his fans' respect for him. But what if he'd make a bigger technological switch, such as enabling E.T. to actually "phone home"? Here we imagine the impact cell phones w…
Teen Using Cell Phone Walks into Snake Pit
By this point, it should be fairly obvious that getting distracted by a cell phone can be extremely hazardous to your health. And yet, a teen girl in California actually fell into a pit of rattlesnakes while searching for a signal in the desert. Need further proof? We didn't think so.
Cell Phone Crashing Prank Creates Hilariously Awkward Moments
Talking on our cell phones in public places can prove to be pretty tricky, pretty often. We've all encountered that guy on his Bluetooth who looks like he's yelling at us, when in reality he's on a business call in his right ear. We react and things get awkward. There's also the scenario where the l…
Daredevil Answers Cellphone While Walking Tightrope
Generally, we let our cellphone go to voicemail when we're busy. Not so French daredevil Trancede Melet, who actually took a call while walking a 20 meter gap suspended 1,000 feet in the air. At least he wasn't texting. That would've been crazy dangerous.
Build Your Own Solar Mobile Phone Charger in Five Minutes
Paying for electricity to charge your phone is so 2011. In the future, all the cool kids will be hacking their phone charger so they can just leave their phone on the windowsill when the battery's low.  Here's a video tutorial in five simple(ish) steps.
Restaurant Offers Discount If You Put Down Your Cell Phone
Eva, a restaurant in Los Angeles, is offering five percent off the bill to any diner who hands their phone over to the staff before being seated. A discount for not having to listen to the person seated next to us yakking on during our meal? We'd pay the restaurant for that privilege!
Nokia Phones May Soon Feature Vibrating Tattoo Alerts
It seems inevitable that one day man and phone will become one. At some point in the future, we will make calls by thinking about the person we want to talk to and then listen to their voice through a chip in our ear. But is that future closer than we think?
Like Using Your Cell Phone In the Car? A New Device Will Stop You
Statistics are showing more and more that cell phone use in cars is a leading cause of accidents. In fact, some research has shown that driving while distracted causes more deaths than driving while under the influence. But, would you buy a new device that prevents you from ever using your cell phon…

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