From deafening monkey howls to snapping crustacean claws, animals use powerful sounds to do everything from claim territory to stun prey.
What would you rather have: crappy cellphone service, or cellular towers scarring every visible surface? The two are at odds, but, thankfully, there are companies whose entire business is making those radio-wave spreaders disappear. And they're great at it.
Anticipating that a lot of Americans will be trying to contact loves ones in Japan, AT&T has implemented free international calling and texting until March the 31st. UPDATE: Verizon too, until April 10th. [PRNewswire]
Remember when we were growing up (separately, obviously), and those few times we tried prank calling? That was fun. I still remember my parents scolding my younger sister after I dobbed on her. Fun times! The Hairpin revisits those innocent childhood games, which un/forunately are a thing of the past now thanks to…
If you can use Thrutu on your Android phone, it's pretty neat. When you're on a phone call, the app gives you a sliding drawer on top of your dialer to give you easy access to send pictures, contact info, location, etc. to the person you're talking to. It's quick and painless—just think about how many times you've…
In MyFord-equipped cars, a "Do Not Disturb" button lets you block incoming calls and texts while driving. And since so many states are banning texting and calling while driving these days, it'll save you from the inevitable fines.
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A lot of people incurred the wrath of Hunter S. Thompson over his long career, and we can now add the "fools," "bastards," and "idiots" who worked at his local electronics shop to that list.
Matt says that using a headset will provoke accidents too. This advertising showing a giant crashed cellphone says otherwise. I say that you should not use cellphones while driving, period. What do you think? [Direct Daily]
Think of Newber as sort of a location-aware GrandCentral call directing service that lives on your iPhone and can forward calls automatically to whatever landline is closest to your location. Other features, like being able to swap phones in the middle of a conversation, making and receiving calls from a "Newber"…