This is the Txtr Beagle. It's a new low-end ereader, that does away with fancy technological trappings: you'll find no touchscreen, backlight, 3G or even Wi-Fi here. As a result, it's set to cost less than $15—but will it be any good?
Here's some data to think about before sending that next picture of yourself neekeed (aka sexting): 17% of the recipients forward the image to someone else. But how many people have actually sexted?
Proving that evolution can, indeed, take unexpected forms, a new study reports that texting abbreviation is actually helping the literacy of today's kids. Someone, somewhere, is ROFL at that news, I'm sure.
Did you know that when dialing 911 from your cellphone, the police can't pinpoint your location exactly? And that if you're dialing from a rural area, it becomes even worse—up to a five-mile radius? That's why this Freedom GPS text message unit is useful.
Having lived in San Francisco for the last four years I thought that by now I would have gotten my first decent earthquake out of the way. But alas, I am still an earthquake virgin. So I walk around with the question looming in my head, "When will it hit & then what the hell do I do?"