SmartPhones

tech

This Smartphone Airbag Automatically Protects Your Phone When You Drop It

The design was a thesis project for a German engineering student.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.25.19
Photography

This Photographer Is Exploring the Mechanics of the Nude Selfie

Dora Papanikita's project 'Sex In the Digital Age' focuses on how technology has changed sex, and how we create sexual images.
Chris Bethell
1.3.19
addiction

Study Says Students Would Rather Go Without Food Than Without Their Phones

Research into smartphone addiction is still in its preliminary stages, but folks: It's looking bleak.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.21.18
SmartPhones

Turn Off Push Notifications

Notifications are no longer used to notify you of anything—they’re used by apps to beg for attention.
Jason Koebler
9.22.18
SmartPhones

It's Time to End the Yearly Smartphone Launch Event

Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 9. But as we reach peak smartphone, there's less-and-less that distinguishes one phone from the other.
Owen Williams
8.12.18
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
cell phone addiction

I Tried to Cure My Smartphone Addiction Using My Smartphone

There are apps for that! And they're mostly worthless.
Nick Greene
2.27.18
Internet Hygiene

I Know I Sound Crazy But Please Cover Up Your Computer's Webcam

Just do it, okay?
Katherine Gillespie
7.14.17
true crime

The Suicide-by-Text Trial Comes Down to a Judge's Ruling

Twenty-year-old Michelle Carter faces up to 20 years in prison for allegedly goading her boyfriend into killing himself.
Susan Zalkind
6.14.17
Animation

We Can't Leaf These Mesmerising Plant GIFs Alone

Sasha Katz blends greenery with technology in these soothing endless loops.
Beckett Mufson
5.10.17
Installations

Light Art Installation Plunges Smartphone-Savvy Kids into the Digital World

Iregular's new immersive audiovisual experience teaches 8–12-year-olds about creating digital personas and giving away their data.
DJ Pangburn
2.18.17
rugby

England Rugby's Message To Players: Stay Off Your Phones

Put those smartphones down.
VICE Sports
1.24.17
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