cell phones

Cute: The Cellphone Charging Insect Circus

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....
October 11, 2011

FCC: All Cell Phones Must Have GPS By 2018

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...
October 6, 2011

Creep Factor 11: Fake Hand iPhone Cases

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...
August 4, 2011

NO: Humanoid Robot Phone Gets Prototyped

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...
March 4, 2011

Want: $48 'Cigarette Pack' Cell Phone Jammer

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...
December 1, 2010

Can You Heat Me Now?: Cell Phone Grill Test

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...
November 15, 2010

But Why?: Mount Everest Gets A 3G Network

Mount Everest, which I have climbed many times in the past (several times carrying an injured Yeti to their sacred temple), now has a 3G network for...
October 29, 2010

Study: iPhoners Have More Sexual Partners

According to a recent study of smart phone users, people with iPhones have the most sexual partners (and VDs), followed by those with Blackberries and Androids. Non-smart...
August 11, 2010

It's All Jibberish To Me: German Droid Ad

No matter how many times I hear it, the German language never ceases to amaze me. Of course, most Germans would probably say the same thing about...
February 15, 2010

Verizon's AT&T Bashing Holiday Commericals

This is one in a series of holiday Verizon ads bashing AT&T's 3G coverage. I thought they were tacky, particularly since it's not even Thanksgiving yet. ONE...
November 10, 2009

A Sneak Peek Into QualComm's R&D Dept

This is a rare sneak-peek into Qualcomm's normally top-secret R&D Department. I thought it was both informative and awesome, especially the bit at the end with the...
April 1, 2009