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Learn the Fascinating Science Behind the Voice of Siri

When it comes to Siri, we finally have some insight into what makes her work.

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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 on.

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12 Retro Ads for Phones, Computers and Beepers That Will Make You Cringe

Ah, technology. What’s new today will most likely be old by tonight, which is why it’s so fun to look back at "must have" goodies that we felt compelled to buy to keep up with the times.

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Christine Gritmon
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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 would have on various movies throughout the ages. (Hint: 'Serendipity' would be about ten minutes long.)

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Teen Falls Into Snake Pit While Using Cell Phone
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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.

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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 lady across the parking lot is talking so loud, we're now well aware of her toe fungus issues.

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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.

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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.

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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! 

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Francois Durand, Getty Images For The Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize
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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?

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Cell Phone Vigilante Silences Fellow Bus Riders’ Phones – Is He a Hero?

Forget Batman -- there is a new vigilante prowling the city streets. His mission? To silence noisy cell phones in public places. His weapon? A cell phone jammer, the latest trend in hot gadgets. 

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Man Reluctantly Stops Using Smartphone to Shake Obama’s Hand

During his three-day bus tour to drum up re-election campaign support, President Barack Obama paused briefly to greet a group of people outside a pizzeria. But one man could barely tear himself away from his smartphone long enough to shake the Commander-in-Chief's hand.

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Classical Musician Shuts Down Cell Phone Interruption In Best Possible Way [VIDEO]

Recently, someone forgot to turn off their cell phone during Lukáš Kmiť'sviola recital. But Kmit didn't get mad when the inconsiderate audience member's Nokia ringtone cut rudely through the hall. Instead he skilfully replicated the sound with his instrument, much to the delight of the rest of the spectators.

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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 phone in your car?

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Baby Pretending to Be On the Phone Is Cutest Thing You’ll See All Day [VIDEO]

Most toddlers are obsessed with stuffed animals and toys, but this cute tot would rather take a phone call instead. Can you hear me now, mommy?

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