Dark Mode Isn’t ‘Easier on the Eyes’ for Everybody
Apple’s new dark mode for iOS 13 can save battery life, but it won’t save everyone's eyes from screen strain.
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A Huge Pikachu Phone Case Was My Unexpected Solution to Professional Dread
Pikachu turned a depressing professional and social crutch into a joy—a small (and, okay, mostly useless) act of defiance.
Review Units of Samsung's Folding Smartphone Have Broken Almost Immediately
The Samsung Galaxy Fold costs $1,980, but multiple reviewers say theirs has broken after just a day of use.
This Photographer Is Exploring the Mechanics of the Nude Selfie
Dora Papanikita's project 'Sex in the Digital Age' focuses on how technology has changed sex, and how we create sexual images.
UK Restaurant Chain Offers Free Meals for Diners Who Put Their Phones Away
Teenagers at the dinner table will just have to piss off their parents the old-fashioned way.
Study Says Students Would Rather Go Without Food than Without Their Phones
Research into smartphone addiction is still in its preliminary stages, but folks: It's looking bleak.
New Study Suggests People Are Keeping Their Phones Longer Because There’s Not Much Reason to Upgrade
The average trade-in age for iPhones keeps going up.
Turn Off Push Notifications
Notifications are no longer used to notify you of anything—they’re used by apps to beg for attention.
It's Time to End the Yearly Smartphone Launch Event
Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 9. But as we reach peak smartphone, there's less-and-less that distinguishes one phone from the other.
This Smartphone Airbag Automatically Protects Your Phone When You Drop It
The design was a thesis project for a German engineering student.
Inside BlackBerry’s Push to Dominate the Security Market for Autonomous Cars
After its epic smartphone failure, BlackBerry is determined to fend off competitors in automotive.
Study Confirms that You're Making Everyone Miserable by Checking Your Phone at Dinner
Now that there's evidence that you're being a jerk, will you please stop scrolling through your Instagram feed?