SmartPhones

consumer electronics

The Fairphone 3 Is a More Powerful, Sustainable, Repairable Smartphone

In a field dominated by ecologically destructive smartphones, Fairphone hopes to make itself stand apart.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.27.19
programming

Dark Mode Isn’t ‘Easier on the Eyes’ for Everybody

Apple’s new dark mode for iOS 13 can save battery life, but it won’t save everyone's eyes from screen strain.
Samantha Cole
6.5.19
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
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
Features

Follow the 10 Commandments of Clubbing, Or Go to Hell

Memorize them like your phone's passcode.
THUMP Staff
7.18.17
Internet Hygiene

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

Just do it, okay?
Katherine Gillespie
7.14.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Major Lazer's "Run Up" Video with PARTYNEXTDOOR and Nicki Minaj Is a Critique of Our Hollow Millennial Lives or Something

It's not that deep, don't worry.
Phil Witmer
4.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch This Furious Dude Go on a Phone-Smashing Rampage Inside an Apple Store

Going to the Apple store can be a highly stressful experience.
Lauren Messman
9.30.16
tech

Alton Sterling's Killing Shows How Important It Is to Film Cops

Without diligent bystanders and their phones, we'd never know about the most heinous police shootings of the past few years.
Harry Cheadle
7.7.16
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
5.25.16
Health

How People with ADHD Deal with Constant Smartphone Notifications

A new study of 221 young people found "ADHD-like symptoms" present in their smartphone habits, but what about people who actually have ADHD?
Sophie Hyatt and Tim Noble
5.12.16
Stuff

Why Is My Generation So Bored with Life?

And why being really bored might actually be the best thing to happen to you.
Angus Harrison
5.2.16
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