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Frontier

American Phone Companies Are Literally Letting Their Networks Fall Apart

Limited oversight, no competition, and state corruption aren’t a recipe for broadband success.
Karl Bode
1.10.19
death

A 16-Year-Old Has Died After Being Electrocuted by His Headphones

The teenager in Malaysia was found dead with blood coming out of his ears.
Gavin Butler
12.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

FEMA Is Testing Presidential Phone Alerts from Trump You Can't Opt Out Of

The "presidential alerts" work just like tornado and flood warnings, and they'll reach nearly every cell phone in America.
Drew Schwartz
9.17.18
anxiety

An Ode to Two Dots, the Game That Eases My Anxious Mind

In Two Dots, the goal is erasure. It’s a game with just the right amount of strategy and luck to make it compelling, satisfying, and calming.
Gila Lyons
9.5.18
pain

The Way You Text Can Mess Up Your Hands

Here's how to undo the damage from tapping out texts and emails all day.
Richard Morgan
7.13.18
tech harm reduction

A 5-Second Adjustment to Break Your Phone Addiction

Methods like these are becoming increasingly crucial to our well-being.
Ankita Rao
Samantha Cole
6.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Yes, Your Creepy Phone Is Listening to What You Say

Even without triggering Siri or Google, our phones can store data from our daily conversations.
VICE Staff
6.11.18
røg

This Ridiculous Asus Gaming Phone Comes With an External Cooler

The Asus Republic of Gamers phone is built for playing games like 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' on the go.
Ian Birnbaum
6.4.18
Tonic

5 Realistic Ways to Stop Checking Your Phone All the Time

By small increments, we can become healthier in how we respond or relate to technology.
Emily Cassel
5.31.18
talk robot to me

How to Tell If You’re Talking to a Robot

Mundane small talk could unravel an artificially intelligent phone assistant's otherwise-realistic speech patterns.
Samantha Cole
5.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Bit a Smartphone Battery and It Blew Up in His Face

Apparently, they can erupt into massive fireballs.
River Donaghey
1.23.18
Comics!

'Text Exorcism,' Today's Comic by Ida Neverdahl

After not getting a text back from the boy she likes, a scorned girl needs an exorcism.
Ida Neverdahl
1.4.18
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