I Can't Stop Using This Shitty App That I Hate

That goddamn app. Even though it's ugly and incomprehensible and barfs useless notifications at me, I keep using it. When I touch its stupid icon on my screen, it's a hate tap. It's a finger cringe. But I can't quit! » 3/06/15 8:37pm 3/06/15 8:37pm

Bandai Want To Turn Your iPhone Into A Delorean

Well, not so much in a way that would allow it to travel in time or fly whatever, but it does turn your otherwise relatively sleek phone into a giant slab of Delorean-shaped plastic. So there's that! » 2/17/15 10:28am 2/17/15 10:28am

How Not to Be Wrong When You're Talking About Smartphone Displays

A lot of amazing engineering and design goes into making your smartphone. And smartphone displays are one of the most important parts — they're your window onto the internet, and the world. But the technical terms we use to describe them can be pretty confusing. Here's how to sound like you know what you're talking… » 1/27/15 4:41pm 1/27/15 4:41pm

Here's the Hallucination You (and Everyone Else) Have Experienced

Think you've never hallucinated? You're wrong. Almost every modern person in a developed country has had this hallucination - some populations have it so predictably that within a few months, ninety-five percent experience it. » 9/14/14 8:30am 9/14/14 8:30am

How Will We Communicate in the Future?

From the invention of the telephone approximately 150 years ago to tapping out little messages on devices that also simultaneously edit our photos, store our grocery lists, and help us locate ourselves, the way we communicate has changed. Today, we want to know what you think the next century will bring for… » 10/02/13 7:05am 10/02/13 7:05am

The Mobile Phone of Tomorrow Will Be Pirated

In the future your iPhone will be a fake, and that's a good thing. Nokia researcher Jan Chipchase took these photos to go with a fascinating story about "superfakes" - the best mobiles of the future. » 9/03/09 6:30am 9/03/09 6:30am