Picture it. You’re driving down the road singing along to Britney Spears and your phone blows up with notifications. Your best friend Sally texted you, someone liked the selfie you posted to Facebook and all of a sudden your breaking heavily to stop at the red light in front of you…As you try to come… Continue reading Are cell phones and social media killing drivers?
Believe it or not, people are still using flip phones, Motorola Razors, and phones with buttons!… what? But those folks are increasingly in the minority. A new study by Princeton Survey Research Associates International found that 61% of American cell phone users are now using a smartphone. But why now? I think social media plays… Continue reading 4 reasons #socialmedia has most people jumping on the smartphone bandwagon
The good news: Samsung has made a breakthrough that inches us closer to having 5G mobile broadband technology at our fingertips. The bad news: it likely won’t be available to the public until around 2020. According to their Samsung Tomorrow blog: Samsung Electronics announced that it has successfully developed the world’s first adaptive array transceiver… Continue reading Samsung makes breakthrough in 5G technology but doesn’t expect commercialization until 2020
Some are already chiseling RIP on a tombstone for consoles, but in reality mobile devices aren’t yet ready to seriously compete with consoles. Here’s why. There’s no physical controller for mobile games Sure, touchscreens are fine for catapulting mad birds into incredibly mean pigs, but when you try a first person shooter game on… Continue reading Game consoles vs. mobile devices: Is console gaming on life support?
Technology often gets accused of making our world less beautiful. Progress has a price and it’s often associated with taking the wonders of nature and making them less wonderful. To combat this, many cell infrastructure providers are trying their best to blend in. In this collection of images compiled by FastCo, we see a dozen… Continue reading 12 examples of cell phone towers disguised as trees
Facebook Home was released this weekend for a select few Android devices, and reviews have been decidedly negative. The app is designed to replace the default home screen on Android devices with a Facebook home screen. This is meant to make using Facebook not only easier, but smoother and more immersive. Cover Feed turns the… Continue reading Facebook Home disappoints
New gadgets. We love them. They bring excitement donin the days leading up to their launch and they give us reasons to walk up to strangers and ask them questions in hopes that they’ll let us give them a try. The same will hold true for Google Glass when it’s released. People will love on… Continue reading 7 reasons why Google Glass will fail
Most people do not own or regularly carry personal protection weapons such as mace or stun guns. Those who do carry them regularly will often still find that they don’t take them everywhere. In western society, one thing that nearly everyone takes around with them everywhere they go is a cell phone. This fact might… Continue reading Can the Yellow Jacket stun gun cell phone case take personal safety to the next level?
The office can be stressful. Many of our biggest pressures in life stem from activities at the office. Releasing anxiety, stress, and pressure is a best practice recommended by psychologists around the globe. Then again, there’s also the sheer fun associated with locating, targeting, and firing upon an unsuspecting coworker in as harmless of a… Continue reading Play around at the office with a USB rocket launcher
Do you remember the 90’s? When Beverly Hills 90210 wasn’t a remake, sideburns were cool, again, the song, “Ice, Ice, Baby” was a hit on the radio and when everyone invested in owning a cellphone, that’s right, not a mobile device or smartphone, a cell phone. Times have certainly changed and many of us miss… Continue reading The iPhone case that allows you to re-visit the 90’s