U.S. 4G Coverage Still World's Second-Worst, Now 30% Crappier Than 2013

The network-analyzing super-wonks at OpenSignal have released their 2014 State of LTE report, and things aren't looking good for U.S. smartphone users. Not only is our 4G LTE signal once again the second-slowest in the world; compared to last year's report, it actually got more than 30% slower. » 2/20/14 1:20pm 2/20/14 1:20pm

Safe Turn Keeps Cyclists From Getting Killed (Athough This Guy Probably…

Basically, Safe Turn is a wrist-mounted indicator light that automatically flickers to life whenever a cyclist raises his/her arm to signal a turn. In order to prevent the device from lighting during normal actions, like reaching for a water bottle or scratching the nose or ass, the device incorporates a "delayed… » 1/22/08 6:30pm 1/22/08 6:30pm

SignalMap Compares Cellphone Reception Signal Where You Live

Signalmap is a neat webapp that lets you punch in your zip code and your cellphone provider and see how the reception is where you live. Not only can you use it to gauge where the best place is to make your call, you can compare the four big providers so you can see which one is best suited for you (based on your home… » 8/03/07 4:45pm 8/03/07 4:45pm

Blinking Cellphone Holder is Ironically Useful

This SIGNAL blinking cellphone holder is the perfect device for that super-silent office with the most uptight employees. Place the cellphone in the cup, turn it to silent mode and the cup will flash lights when a call is coming in. It is ironic because the ringing will no longer piss off the cubicle neighbors, but… » 4/10/07 6:00pm 4/10/07 6:00pm