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Pocket Dialing

The Power of Your iPhone

Greg White | Posted 06.03.2013 | Comedy
Greg White

I enter a stark, white, room. The noise of the door slamming shut causes me to glance instinctively down. Battery is at 16 percent. Panic sends my eyes darting around the bottoms of the walls, searching for that fix.

Don't Pocket Dial The Hotel You Just Robbed

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.30.2012 | Weird News

Anyone with a cellphone has suffered a pocket dial in his or her time. Usually it's just an embarrassment, but in Ashlie Alewine and Nakilya Wright...

America's Butts Dial 911 Too Much, Overwhelm Call Centers

Posted 10.10.2012 | Technology

911 operators are getting overwhelmed -- by butt dials. According to a report by The Daily, for every 100 calls made to 911 this year, about 40 wer...

911 System Plagued By Accidental 'Butt Calls'

Posted 05.10.2012 | New York

Nearly 4 in 10 calls placed to New York City 911 operators in 2010 were made inadvertently, and most fell into the category of "butt calls" or "pocket...

Alleged Thieves Arrested After Pocket-dialing 911 (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 12.16.2011 | Crime

MADISON, Wis. -- Police in Wisconsin's capital city barely had to try to catch a pair of unlucky suspected thieves. Madison police say two men in the...

Ben Muessig

Cops: Man 'Pocket-Dials' Police While Discussing Drug Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Muessig | Posted 07.19.2012 | Weird News

A word of warning to would-be drug dealers: If you forget to lock your cell phone you might get locked up. Police in Hall County, Ga. say they have...

'Pocket Dialer' Calls 911 Over And Over, Gets Arrested

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

BANGOR, Maine -- Police in Maine say a man wanted for failing to pay fines accidentally helped officers find him when he repeatedly "pocket dialed" 91...

The Perils Of Pocket Dialing Your Ex

Susan Pease Gadoua | Posted 06.21.2011 | Divorce
Susan Pease Gadoua

Have you ever looked at your cell phone to see that you had made a call you didn't intend to make when the number "2" was pressed as you sat down? Or...