Vitaminwater Will Give You $100K to Ditch Your Smart Phone for a Year
You will be provided a “1996-era cellular telephone."
Privacy and Perception Issue
Photos of How a Relationship Plays Out on Cellphones
Photographer Res was surprised when their phone began playing a large part in their relationship. They document the process here.
Canada’s New National Alert System Failed Spectacularly During Its First Test
Alerts didn’t make it to mobile devices in Quebec and Ontario.
‘I Lived a Nightmare:’ SIM Hijacking Victims Share Their Stories
Nine victims of SIM hijacking—an increasingly popular scam—share their stories.
This Interview Was Conducted on an Anonymous, DIY Cell Phone Network
Sopranica is a surveillance-free cellular network built by volunteers from around the world. It’s easy to use and free to set up.
Just Being Near Your Phone Makes You Dumber
If it's within reach, it's draining your brainpower.
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The Supreme Court Phone Location Case Will Decide the Future of Privacy
Later this year, the Supreme Court will decide if police can track a person’s cell phone location without a warrant. It's the most important privacy case in a generation.
State of Surveillance
It’s Not Chill At All That Canadian Police Misled the Public For Years About Stingrays
And they need to answer for it.
My iPhone is My Xanax
The good, the bad, and the cheesiest apps designed to combat anxiety.
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.
The Hermit Kingdom
Here’s What Making Cell Phone Calls in North Korea Sounds Like
An American academic has recreated “a taste” of North Korean cell phone service, “without the trip to Pyongyang.”
How Metadata Can Reveal What Your Job Is
With a little help from AI, of course.