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3.20.19

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

The country has one of the highest rates of pedestrian fatalities in the developed world.

2.22.17

Pope Francis Warns that Texting at the Dinner Table Will Cause Wars

Pope Francis is on a crusade to preserve one of the last bastions of “togetherness and solidarity” in our depraved world, and he’ll be damned if he’s going to let emojis and right swipes get in the way of a good meal.

1.16.17

Phone Case Turns Your Display into an Immersive VR Experience

Pinć VR is smartphone case that doubles as a virtual reality headset that can fit in your pocket.

8.20.16

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.

7.28.16

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.

7.12.16

Did This Restaurant Really Ban Pokémon GO Users?

While some businesses have purchased in-game items that cause Pokémon to congregate in a particular place in order to draw customers, a photo circulating on Reddit suggests that Dairy Queen isn't so friendly.

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7.6.16

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

From roadmen to businessmen, the BlackBerry served one and all!

6.2.16

Fashion Brand Hacks Runway Shows with Virtual Reality

Equipping audiences with headsets, We Are Handsome demonstrates the future of fashion week.

12.25.15

teamLab's Interactive Christmas Lights Will Put Your House to Shame

That string of green and red lights never looked less impressive.

9.3.15

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.

9.2.15

The Rugged 4K Quadcopter That Fits Inside Your Backpack

Move over, Phantom...

6.29.15

Charge Your iPhone With Two Sticks Like A Caveman

First there was fire, and then there was a full battery.

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