The Mystery of Montana’s Toilet Man
A man who jumped into a vault toilet to retrieve his phone—and was stuck inside for hours—proved more difficult than expected to track down.
Nokia Asks Open-Source ‘Notkia’ Phone Project to Change Its Name
The project formerly known as "Notkia" is being forced to find a new name.
BlackBerry Users Talk About How the Iconic Phone Changed Their Life
“My ex-boyfriend wanted me to share the location feature with him. And he wanted an account of every single second of my life. It was toxic.”
Court Throws Out Messages Obtained by FBI Honeypot Phone Company Anom
A court in Finland ruled that the messages could not be used as evidence against two particular suspects. But the ruling could have a knock-on effect with other cases.
Millions of People's Location Data Revealed a 'Universal' Pattern In Study
A team modeled recurring visits to various city locations using billions of mobile phone datapoints across four continents.
How to Properly Remove Nudes from Your Phone
In the age of metadata, simply pressing "delete" won't cut it.
How a Trans Woman’s Murder Led to an App that Saves Lives
Trans women across Brazil know the dangers of just being themselves—so a Canadian researcher stepped in to help them.
This Fucking Guy Ate His Phone on a Flight
A man from Cheshire, England appeared in court this week following a drunken, violent tirade on an easyJet flight last year.
A Definitive Guide to Whipping Out Your Phone at a Concert
Time for your weekly edition of the Funbag. Today, we're talking about Adam Driver, kiddie shows, shitting after mowing the lawn, and more.
It's Never a Bad Day to Not Text Back
Try it today, love.
What Is the Best Shape for a Phone? We Asked Design Experts
Rectangles: A boring shape for boring people.
When Did Deleting A Relationship From Your Phone Get This Hard?
The list of things I've had to do to scrub my relationship from my phone is long and depraved.