‘Phones Cause Teens to Grow Horns’ Is a Dumb Tech Moral Panic
Some amount of young people may have tiny bones growing from the base of their skulls. But don’t freak out.
Right to Repair
Why Tens of Thousands of Perfectly Good, Donated iPhones Are Shredded Every Year
A single electronics recycler has had to destroy 66,000 iPhones in the last three years because of the iPhone's Activation Lock.
The Prototype iPhones That Hackers Use to Research Apple’s Most Sensitive Code
Very few people have heard of them, but "dev-fused" iPhones sold on the grey market are one of the most important tools for the best iOS hackers in the world.
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FaceTiming My Loved Ones Is Like Basic Emotional Hygiene
I brush my teeth and FaceTime at least two times a day.
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How My Phone Saved Me From Feeling Like a Constant Failure
Making an endless to-do list made me feel like a failure—until an iPhone app helped me see the difference between taking out the trash and tackling my bigger life goals.
Tim Cook to Investors: People Bought Fewer New iPhones Because They Repaired Their Old Ones
Apple finally says that repair hurts its bottom line.
We Don't Mine Enough Rare Earth Metals to Replace Fossil Fuels With Renewable Energy
Rare earth metals are used in solar panels and wind turbines—as well as electric cars and consumer electronics. We don't recycle them, and there's not enough to meet growing demand.
iPhones Are the Real Threat to Craft Beer, Not Weed, Says Brewers Association CEO
Apparently, people just aren’t going out to mingle at the bar because we've all got dating apps on our phones.
Kanye West Has Literally the Worst iPhone Passcode You Could Ever Have
If starting from the lowest possible number and going up, Kanye’s passcode would literally be the first one you would try.
This Smartphone Airbag Automatically Protects Your Phone When You Drop It
The design was a thesis project for a German engineering student.
Why Counterfeit Lightning Cables Kill iPhones
Are cheap iPhone chargers safe to use with the iPhone? Here's how counterfeit cables can destroy your phone and cause it to stop charging.
Fight to Repair
DHS Seizes Aftermarket iPhone Screens From Prominent Right-to-Repair Advocate
Jessa Jones is a highly respected iPhone repair professional and recently testified as an expert witness in a class action lawsuit against Apple.