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South Korea Trials Lazers on Road Crossings to Distract People From Their Phones

The country has one of the highest rates of pedestrian fatalities in the developed world.
Edoardo Liotta
3.20.19
Apple

Yes, Apple and Samsung Have Been Slowing Down Your Phone On Purpose

Both companies are being fined millions in Italy for forcing customers to install updates.
Gavin Butler
10.25.18
Health

Researchers Say That Smartphones Are Causing ADHD-Like Symptoms in Adults

It's not good enough to just put your phone away in your bag.
Jake Kivanc
6.25.18
tech

The Rise and Fall of Nokia 3310, the Funnest Phone Ever

How a team of Finnish twentysomethings created an iconic, indestructible device.
Katherine Gillespie
11.28.17
Gaming

SEGA Just Put a Bunch of Legendary Games On Your Smartphone

Sonic the Hedgehog, anyone?
Nathaniel Ainley
6.23.17
Art

How A Wealthy Businessman Became an Artist By Painting with his Phablet

Dilip De’s first art exhibition, 'Celebration of Love,' is a series of 24 prints he painted on his Samsung Galaxy Notebook.
Francesca Capossela
8.20.16
Design

Meet 'Slumpie,' the Sculpture That Snuggles You While You Text

Jillian Mayer’s Wifi-emitting soft sculptures comfortably support your body while you obsessively use your smartphone.
Monica Uszerowicz
7.29.16
Stuff

We Asked Women What They Find Attractive on Tinder

"I don't give a shit that you've never been with an Asian girl, mate."
VICE Staff
7.29.16
Stuff

A Eulogy for the BlackBerry Classic, the People's Smartphone

From roadmen to businessmen, the BlackBerry served one and all!
Joe Bish
7.8.16
Design

You Can Now Buy the Rolling Droid from 'Star Wars VII'

BB-8, the next generation's R2-D2, fits in the palm of your hand.
Beckett Mufson
9.3.15
Design

The Rugged 4K Quadcopter That Fits Inside Your Backpack

Move over, Phantom...
The Creators Project
9.2.15
Stuff

Can an App Really Help Manage Your Mental Health?

Or will the proliferation of apps designed to help mental wellbeing provide an excuse for keeping mental health services underfunded?
Sarah Graham
8.14.15
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