SmartPhones

tech

An Exhaustive and Possibly Misinformed Review of the Pixel, Phone by Google

Is it better than the iPhone? Yeah. But also, no. Maybe?
Issy Beech and Isabelle Hellyer
10.27.16
Health

How Do You Handle Endless Smartphone Notifications When You Have ADHD?

A new study of 221 young people found "ADHD-like symptoms" present in their smartphone habits, but what about people who actually have ADHD?
Sophie Hyatt and Tim Noble
5.12.16
tech

Why My Flip Phone Is Better Than Your Smartphone

For starters, Facebook notifications are a lot more thrilling when you actually have to sit down at a computer.
Jordan Foisy
4.14.16
tech

Here Are the New Apple Products You Can Buy Soon if You Want

Your shit is obsolete and you should be ashamed of yourself.
Mike Pearl
9.10.15
News

We Called a California Inmate to Talk About Illegal Smartphones in Prisons

He broke down how much the devices cost, their availability, how they get in, what they're being used for and the consequences of getting caught with one.
Seth Ferranti
2.12.15
Stuff

Technology Is Making Us Stupid

In Nicholas Carr's 'The Glass Cage', the Pulitzer-shortlisted author makes a compelling argument on the way technology has failed us – from aircraft autopilot to GPS maps – and the perils of being forever trapped in the beam of our smartphones.
David Whelan
1.8.15
tech

Can a Smartphone App Fix America’s Gun-Control Problem?

This James Bond-like inventor says the answer is 'yes'.
Justin Glawe
9.1.14
Pen Pals

Home Is Where the Prison Is

Should we force people out on parole to carry smartphones and wear monitoring anklets?
Bert Burykill
3.19.13
tech

Tired of the NYPD Getting All Up In Your Shit?

There's an app for that.
Matthew Francey
11.9.12