Warning: Viewer discretion is advised.
Warning: Viewer discretion is advised.
Plus: the ethics of Facebook tagging.
You better werk it on your phone gurl. This Rupaul’s Drag Race app is dropping on the same night as the season finale.
Plus a capybara who adopted puppies, the guy who wants to replace food, and the most intense recruiting letter in the world.
It’s weirdly difficult to avoid the “bundles” of cable, Internet and an archaic home phone line. Why? It’s a sort of long con. (Oh, and old people love them.)
The Bravo everything-man was on the phone having some pretty intense convos.
This qualifies as one of those “Only in Russia” moments. It’s awesome.
In an era of texting and GChatting, I still love talking on the phone. This, I learned, makes me a rarity — especially for a 22-year-old.
This is a short film highlighting the novelty telephones that were available for purchase in 1977. The film uses no narration, just classic elevator music arrayed with sequences of ideal users in their VERY 1970’s homes, using their ‘designer’ telephones. (via techchannel.att.com)
Ah, The Golden Age. What a magical time when you could actually hear people talking on the big screen and your car had a phone. Wait, what? (via iheartchaos.com)
In the movies, “I’ll call you back” means “I’m obviously not going to call you back.”
A British gentleman gives a thief a piece of his mind, but couldn’t apprehend the dick. If you know him, get in touch with the videographer, please.
When retired RN Bethe Bennett fell in the kitchen and broke her femur bone — knocking her unconscious — her miniature schnauzer Danny came to the rescue. The little fella licked her face until she woke up and then helped her call the authorities. “Nobody was coming to check on me until Monday or Tuesday,” she said. “I asked him to get me the phone.”
Next time you’re in Karachi, don’t even consider texting about how the Wu-Tang Clan is so creamy. The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority will soon begin filtering over 1,500 words from mobile SMS in an effort to block spam. The list includes some head scratchers.
Sanjay Gupta breaks the news to Anderson that his phone is literally a piece of shit. It also gets crappy reception and more like Anderson POOPer and RIM job and Blackberry is really in the toilet and so on and so forth.
Even a bad ass has weaknesses.
UPDATE: Bowing to intensifying public and political pressure, Rupert Murdoch’s son has announced that the News of the World will publish its last issue on Sunday. The uproar in Britain over a tabloid hacking into private cell phone data has intensified as it was revealed some of the phones may have belonged to dead soldiers, missing children and victims of terrorist attacks. British Prime Minister David Cameron has called the revelations “absolutely disgusting” and has called for public inquiries, on top of an ever-widening police investigation, into the scandal. View List ›
Google revealed their new smart phone-based payment system yesterday, triggering a nasty lawsuit from PayPal that alleges intellectual property theft. Corporate espionage intrigue at its juiciest. View List ›
Alexandra Wallace is a UCLA student whose unbelievably ill-timed, ignorant, racist YouTube rant against Asians is setting the Internet on fire this week. UCLA’s student populace and the Internet at large have responded with typical intolerance, escalating the problem to a point where Alexandra Wallace is receiving death threats. So, another good week for TMI, racism, and overreactions. Well done, team. Read More ›
It really seemed to me that Ron Artest had mellowed out with the craziness. Well, this Tweet puts that notion to bed. View Image ›
Can phones arm wrestle?
Let’s be generous and assume this was a cry for help.
The Samsung Craft MetroPCS 4G phone is a nightmare.
The few extra minutes of talk time this could provide in an emergency situation might really be a lifesaver. View List ›
Shit just got super real, AppleBerryDroid!
Spotted on the freeway: A man reading a paper book, using an e-reader, AND talking on the phone while driving. Try putting that warning on a bumper sticker. Watch Video ›