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  • August 19, 2014
    Sorry for missing you yesterday, I had to deal with some stuff. But you can rest assured international security was involved, and now you live in a much, much safer world. Mother Sharon Standifird was tired of texting and calling her children just to be ignored. So what did s... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2014
    So apparently a drone crashed with a payload of drugs, cell phones and cigarettes while attempting to be flown into the maximum security Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, South Carolina. No word if a group of LARPers found the wreckage while playing a round of Rescu... / Continue →
  • May 2, 2014
    A Florida man was recently arrested after authorities discovered he was using a cell phone jammer on his morning and evening commutes to prevent other motorists from using their phones while driving. He faces up to $48,000 in fines and a f***ing ton of angry text messages. ... / Continue →
  • 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 →
  • August 17, 2011
    Note: This isn't the whole chart. Or even legible. Click HERE to see the whole thing, then wrap your hands in flypaper, dip them in broken glass, and beat the shit out of each other in the comments. I WILL FEAST ON YOUR BLOOD. This is an infographic comparing and contrastin... / Continue →
  • August 8, 2011
    Note: That isn't the whole graphic. If it were, it would be worth like an F- in Infographics 101. Hit the jump to see the whole thing. This is an infographic all about spam text messages. Personally, I've never received a spam text message. Well, unless those 'your account... / Continue →
  • August 4, 2011
    There are iPhone cases, and then there are iPhone cases. Then, there are these fake hand iPhone cases from Strapya World. They make it look like you're holding a severed hand when talking on the phone. But that's not even the best part -- the best part is the price! Only $64... / Continue →
  • May 31, 2011
    Because everything causes cancer if you're exposed to enough of it (except my wiener! *flashing*), the World Health Organization (WHO -- but not the Doctor) has released a statement classifying cell phone radiation as "possibly carcinogenic to humans". Also on that list: fun,... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2011
    Remember Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro's future-vision of robotic humanoid cell phones? Well the crazy SOB has started developing prototypes, and these are them. WOULD DROP IN TOILET AND NOT FISH OUT. The Elfoid...fits in your pocket and tickles you when you've got a call. "T... / Continue →
  • December 1, 2010
    Sadly, cell phone jammers are illegal in the U.S. because this country believes in allowing the loudest, most annoying people to talk freely on their cell phones wherever they want -- usually right next to you. Which reminds me: I was at Target the other day stocking up on Mag... / Continue →
  • November 15, 2010
    Because destroying expensive electronics is the new white (or is it black?), here's somebody grilling (literally) an Android, Windows Phone 7 and iPhone 4. Any idea who lasts the longest? I'll tell you if you really want to know. Just kidding, sitting through shit you don't ... / Continue →