When Hungary violently closed its border this week to refugees streaming in from Syria, people took to social media to find another way out. Using their phones, refugees charted a course to Croatia, whose leaders have pledged to welcome them.
This is so fun and great that I wish it would never end. Burger Fiction stitched together this super long scene of phone calls from movies so that it looks like different characters from different movies are all talking to each other on the phone, like one never ending game of telephone that breaks the boundaries of… »
Most phones have some kind of quick charge system these days and on Android many of them are powered by Qualcomm’s Quick Charge. But the technology has been given an overhaul, and the next-gen version will take a dead phone to 80 percent of charge in just 35 minutes. That is lightning fast. »
Yesterday, Apple announced a new iPhone, but if you’re looking to pre-order it this weekend, you may find that it costs $650—a far cry from the $200 it cost on a lot of older phone plans. I have some bad news for you: your phone never cost only $200. »
How do you make the best iPhone ever even better? That’s the perennial question, one that’s inevitably easier to answer as Apple releases innovative new products. This year, the fan universe finds a plethora of clues in the company’s wearable computer. The iPhone 6s, these clues suggest, will be a giant Apple Watch. »
Have you ever p-phubbed? You know, snubbed your partner by checking your phone during your date? Or leaving your iPhone out within reach while you’re on the sofa snogging? Now two researchers say there’s strong evidence that your p-phubbing is wrecking your relationships and making you depressed. »
The next time you go buy a new cellphone, things are going to look a lot different. The subsidized two-year contract is all but dead, and the carriers have replaced it with a new heap of confusing options. Here’s what you need to know about buying a phone in 2015.
I live in the world’s most famous tech city, surrounded by the most advanced personal electronic devices. None of them, however, grab quite as much attention as my own phone does. »
Most people are perfectly satisfied with the camera in their smartphone. But to photographers and hobbyists, even the latest iPhone doesn’t come close to emulating the capability of a full-fledged camera. Panasonic’s CM1 is the answer.
What’s worse than a long, cramped train journey? A long, cramped train journey without a smartphone to distract yourself with. But for artist Robin Lee, leaving his phone in his pocket may have been a more sensible option, as charging his device through a London Overground train’s power socket unexpectedly led to his… »