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Facebook Is Killing Phone Numbers, And That's OK

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.11.2016 | Technology

via GIPHY Social media may consume more and more of our precious time, but in at least one regard, sites like Facebook and tools like Gmail hav...

Watch This Flagship Android Phone Get Snapped In Half

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 11.05.2015 | Technology

What happens if you try to bend the Google-Huawei Nexus 6P smartphone? Well, quite simply, it breaks apart with a sickening crack.  On Tu...

"Phubbing" Could Destroy Your Relationship, Says New Study

Glamour | Posted 10.02.2015 | Weddings
Glamour

By Marissa Gold, Glamour (Photo: WWD/CN Digital Archives) Raise your hand if your partner has ever complained that you're "always on your phone" wh...

Notes From a Dive Bar XXIV

Alan Black | Posted 08.17.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

The pizza joint next door does a good slice of violence. An argument mushrooms. The cops on speed dial and paramedics export an unsatisfied customer to the hospital. Something about pepperoni, some kind of insult, I hear a metal pipe over the skull settled it.

Startup Insider: RISE Conference Recap -- Time For Asia To Think 'Global'

David Ongchoco | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

There was a lot of hype and buzz involved when Web Summit announced that they were holding their first ever event in Asia, the RISE Conference. Web Summit is the technology conference held in Dublin, Ireland. Web Summit has grown from 400 to over 22,000 attendees since it started back in 2011 but RISE Conference started out with a bang with over 5000 attendees from over 75 countries.

3 Good Reasons to Silence Your Cell Phone Now

Kara Beckman | Posted 01.19.2015 | College
Kara Beckman

Put the phone down and start talking to the people around you. The interpersonal skills you learn from face-to-face interaction will serve you much better in the future, especially when you're trying to build relationships with a potential boss.

Be a Mobile Superhero (Hint: All You Have to Do Is Find Your Hidden Superpower)

Tomer Cohen | Posted 01.12.2015 | Technology
Tomer Cohen

Mobile-savvy companies embrace the complexities of mobile and transform those into competitive advantages. The best ones go beyond mobile-first.

7 Reasons To Banish Your Phone From The Bedroom

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living

You know your smartphone addiction has reached an entirely new level of unhealthy when you can't hit the pillow at night without it beside you. As ...

Confessions of a Self-Proclaimed Phone Addict

Ashley McDonald | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Ashley McDonald

Perhaps I should put down my phone a little. Maybe we all should (fellow college students, I'm talking to you). Because yeah, life is moving pretty fast, and if we don't stop and look around once in a while, we could miss it (couldn't resist). Do they have AA groups for this sort of thing?

Cell Phone Crashing Is Even More Fun At The Beach

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 08.14.2014 | Comedy

An inspired photobomb is a thing we all know and love -- but, as it turns out, the audio version of that can be just as fabulous. Tech-savvy ladies...

Zach Carter

Look At Chuck Schumer's Ancient Phone

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

DETROIT -- He is one of the most powerful people in Washington. A legendary political strategist. A prolific fundraiser with deep ties to America's we...

Phone Booths Exist And The New York Times Is On It

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 07.07.2014 | Technology

This tongue-in-cheek tease for a story about an Arkansas town that decided to repair a broken phone booth appeared in Saturday's New York Times. The n...

Better Selfies Through Chemistry

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 07.22.2014 | Technology
James Marshall Crotty

The selfie is here to stay, despite reports of its demise. Love it or loathe it, the self-portraits snapped with handheld devices that Ellen DeGe...

On Cell Phone Searches, Court Must Doff to Its Youngest Member

Andrew Woodman | Posted 07.12.2014 | Crime
Andrew Woodman

Before we carried encyclopedias in our pockets, the amount of information the police would find in such a search was fairly limited. However, that's not the world we live in anymore. Now, an entire criminal enterprise can be documented on a cell phone.

The History Of Phones, As Told Through Anna Wintour's Front Row Appearances

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 09.24.2013 | Style

As you may have heard, the Blackberry is almost dead. The once-popular cell phone company is about to go private, selling for $4.7 billion on the heel...

Why Mobile Matters in the ‘Era of You'

Kristen Lauria | Posted 09.08.2013 | Technology
Kristen Lauria

While mobile computing is becoming the darling of marketers, its explosive growth rate is rather daunting, with more customers shopping via mobile devices every day. Forrester Research anticipates mobile commerce will exceed $31 billion by 2016. And by 2020 there will be 10 billion-plus devices in the pockets and palms of consumers.

Why Your Next Phone Will Include Fingerprint, Facial, and Voice Recognition

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 06.01.2013 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

In some ways, it's a marvel that even half of consumers bother to lock their phones. You would think the benefits would be obvious enough: by entering a few numbers, you can achieve a basic level of protection from prying eyes.

Why I've Gotten Ruthless With Email

Lee Woodruff | Posted 03.26.2013 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

We are a society of over-communicators. We text while we paint our toenails, we tweet while we're getting frisky. We feel a sense of rising panic if we haven't responded to someone in 24 hours. I'm nostalgic for my old black cord phone and I'm working on a healthier balance.

'Are You Phonely Tonight?': A New Year's Resolution

Marshall P. Duke | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Marshall P. Duke

For many people, the Christmas and New Year holidays have been called "the hap-hap-happiest time of the year." For many, however, as we all know, they are among the loneliest.

Phone Call Data Reveals How Pace Of Life Accelerates In Cities

Technology Review | Posted 12.25.2012 | Technology

City dwellers have more contacts and accumulate them at a faster rate than those who live in smaller conurbations, say network scientists. ...

This Game Changes Everything

Posted 10.01.2012 | Comedy

It's hard to go out to eat anymore without someone having to reply to a text or silence a vibrating cellphone in the middle of the meal. So someone...

Mobile Competition Drives Faster U.S. Wireless Networks

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 10.03.2012 | Technology
Jonathan Spalter

The U.S. government policies, both in word and deed, must continue on a bipartisan path of fostering a pro-investment, pro-innovation environment, where consumers continue to drive the mobile market.

Sexting FAIL

Posted 02.22.2012 | Comedy

If there's one thing we've learned from "Sexting in Suburbia," it's that the rules of sexy texting are simple and finite (and if you break them, you'l...

WATCH: The '555' Supercut

Posted 12.20.2011 | Comedy

Over the decades, there are certain things about movie reality that we've come to accept as viewers. Like how nobody seems to say goodbye at the end o...

WATCH: How The DOJ Helped Birth A Massive Phone Scam

DailyFinance | Bruce Watson | Posted 09.27.2011 | Business

Recently, the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission and the Senate have all taken aim at "cramming," a multibillion dollar i...