smart phones

Verizon

Verizon Is Making It Harder for Teachers to Contact Students Who Don’t Have Smartphones

Verizon’s new fees on app to phone long code messages was designed to counter robotexts, not stop teachers from assigning homework.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.14.19
Premieres

The Spirit of Witch House Is Alive in Orrin's "Vampire" Video

The rapper's new visual is a horror-inducing examination of how our phones are leading to our demise.
Trey Smith
6.7.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Katy Perry’s Video For “Hey Hey Hey” Is 'Marie Antoinette' With Smartphones

Capitalism or feminism: you decide!
Noisey UK Staff
12.21.17
Sex

People Share the Dating App Dealbreakers That Make Them Swipe Left

"White people with bindis are [my biggest turn-off]. What more is there to say?"
Mitchell Sunderland
1.17.17
video

The Smartphone Is Absent | Perspectives, Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos

The artist riffs off our obsession with our mobile phone devices.
The Creators Project
11.30.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Squinting at Your iPhone in Bed 'COULD' Make You Kind of Blind for a While

If you squint at your iPhone with one eye in a dark room, there's a chance you'll go blind for ~15 minutes. SCIENCE.
Joel Golby
6.23.16
Technology

Report Says Canadians Are Obsessed with Looking at Food on Their Phones

We aren’t looking to technology just to figure out what to eat; we are also using it to decide where to eat and who to eat with, even if that means just staying in for some pho and chill.
Jessica Scott-Reid
6.19.16
3D

This Holographic, Flexible Smartphone Makes 'Angry Birds' Way Better

For now, it’s still pretty primitive. But the future could hold some truly fantastic things for this mini 3D projector.
John Wenz
5.8.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Guy in France Got Three Months in Prison for Texting His Ex the Gun Emoji

The judge determined the gun emoji was essentially a death threat and sentenced the guy to six months, three of them suspended.
Helen Donahue
3.31.16
News

We Asked Some Refugees for the Stories Behind Their Smartphone Backgrounds

"I used the phone's GPS to navigate the boat to Greece. Only during the day, though. At night, the police could see the light."
Grey Hutton, text by Barbara Dabrowska and Yahya A
9.17.15
tech

Social Workers Warn Mobile Phones Could Be Putting Women in Danger

For all the supposed safety technology offers us, it can also be used against women who have fled domestic violence.
Sophia Softky
7.10.15
News

The FCC Aims to Fine AT&T $100 Million for its Misleading 'Unlimited' Data Plans

It's a record fine.
Sam Gustin
6.17.15
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