#Telephone

"Free apps make money by selling your personal data."

Everyone, not just Facebook, making money from your personal data, often behind your back

Wed, December 12th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

138

DIY Smartphone

MAKERphone

Thu, October 18th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

241

Give Your Smartphone a Finger

MobiLimb

Sun, October 7th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

223

“Do you really need all those features?”

Refurbished phone market is growing

Wed, September 12th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

339

“Legislation banning students as old as 15 from bringing smartphones and tablets to school.”

France bans the use of smartphones and tablets in schools

Thu, August 2nd, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

428

“A company headquartered in Toronto runs a successful affordable mobile phone service in the US.”

Report indicates Canadian telecom providers gouge their customers

Sun, July 15th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

452

“A case that comes with sensors that can detect when the phone is in free-fall.”

A smartphone airbag

Tue, July 3rd, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

459

“The mere presence of a smartphone within glancing distance can significantly reduce your cognitive capacity.”

We have reached peak screen

Sat, June 30th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

499

“These days, the children don’t play at break time anymore.”

France bans smartphones from school

Wed, December 13th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

727

As of December 1st, 2017, all Smartphones Sold in Canada Must be Unlocked

And a few other rights

Sat, December 2nd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

729

“She's on track to spend 9 ½ years of her life staring at a screen.”

Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat purposely designed to keep users hooked

Sun, November 5th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

723

“If someone with a camera tried to bump into them, they wouldn’t even notice it. So that’s what I did.”

I'm sorry

Tue, October 24th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

848

“We deserve pity for being born in such primitive times.”

Smartphone usage as a mean of self-avoidance

Sun, September 17th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

883

"I love my iPhone, but it doesn't have a headphone jack! So I decided to add my own. For real."

Installing an headphone jack in an iPhone 7

Sat, September 9th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1009

Building a Smartphone for $50

The Pi-powered Zerophone

Sun, January 15th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1018

Traffic Lights Installed in Pavement to Prevent Cellphone Users from Dying

That Facebook status update must have been really important

Sat, April 30th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1021

"It's still a tiny computer in your pocket."

Walmart's $10 smartphone better than the iPhone 1

Tue, November 17th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1365

Smartphone that Never Runs Out of Space

The Robin Cloud-First Smartphone

Fri, September 11th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1341

Turning a Rotary Phone into a Mobile One

Wed, May 27th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1462

"The Apple Watch will shortly be the primary way you access your iPhone during the day."

Apple's Watch could change how much smartphones are used

Sat, March 14th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1608

In Japan, Flip-Phone Sales Rise, Smartphones Decline

Thu, February 19th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1527

Lend Your Eyes to the Blind

Be My Eyes app

Tue, January 20th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1171

Microsoft's $29 Smartphone

The Nokia 215

Tue, January 6th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1235

Using Fake Fingerprints to By-Pass Apple's Touch ID

Thu, January 1st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1226

Construct a VR Viewer With Your Smartphone and a Piece of Cardboard

Fri, November 21st, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1309

What Are Beacons and How They Work With Your Smartphone

Thu, November 6th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1251

Google's Modular Smartphone

Project Ara

Fri, October 31st, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1324

Messaging App to Message Some Guy Named Ethan

Mon, October 13th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1254

Future Smartphones Will Skip the Celltower Altogether

Tue, September 30th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1348

Thumb Extender for Extra Large Smartphones

What!

Fri, September 26th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1185

Pay Your Rent With Debit or Credit Using Your Smartphone

Real Estate Startup RadPad

Fri, September 26th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1288

iPhone 6 Black Market

Mon, September 22nd, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1175

App Allows Blind People to Listen to an Audio Readback of Printed Text

Sun, September 21st, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1506

Not Wanting Something Everyone Else Wants Is Kind of Hot

Fri, September 19th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1233

Wakie: Have Strangers Wake You Up

Tue, September 9th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1349

Steven: Emoji Based Location Sharing

Fri, September 5th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1207

Mozilla's $33 Smartphone

The Intex Cloud FX

Tue, August 26th, 2014 20:35 by capnasty NEWS

1678

Kill-Switch on Smartphones Signed into Law

Tue, August 26th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1313

The Most Popular iTunes App is By Tom Hanks

Tue, August 19th, 2014 00:24 by capnasty NEWS

1251

Phonebooth Revival

Thu, August 7th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1535

$12 Wireless Plan Lets You Connect Only to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Instagram

Fri, August 1st, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1370

Moment: App Keeps Track of How Much You Use Your Smartphone

Probably much more than you think

Sat, July 5th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1042

Design Concept for a Phone with a Touch-Screen and a Touch-Pad on the Back

Sun, May 18th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1066

"We should be very careful about what software we use on a device that is always on and in our pocket 24h a day."

Fri, May 9th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

945

Inexpensive, Powerful Microscopes Using Smartphones

Fri, May 2nd, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1040

Raspberry Pi Homemade Mobile Phone

PiPhone

Sat, April 26th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1437

Wireless Phone Service Providers Could See Facebook and Google as Competition

Thu, April 10th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1280

Phone Charging in 30 Seconds

Tue, April 8th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1154

RoomScan: Generate a Floor Plan With Your Smartphone in Minutes

Thu, March 27th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1196

"Putin, by his own admission, does not have a cell phone for the Americans to tap."

Wed, March 26th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1064

Apple's iOS in the Car

Mon, March 3rd, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1025

Boeing Black: Android-Powered Self-Destructing Smartphone for Spies

Sat, March 1st, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1014

XTouch: Make Any Surface Tap Sensitive

Fri, February 28th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

940

Dual-Lens Smartphone Cameras Are Coming

Thu, February 27th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

951

$25 Smartphone

Mon, February 24th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1280

"The drone program amounts to little more than death by unreliable metadata."

Tue, February 11th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

912

California Bill Proposes Anti-Theft Kill-Switch for Mobile Devices

Fri, February 7th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1001

Moment Lenses: High-Quality Lenses for Smartphones

Sun, January 19th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

912

Trio Kit: Multiple Screw-On Lenses for iPhone 5S, Galaxy S4

Thu, December 19th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Take Widescreen Photos and Videos Using the 1.33x Anamorphic Adapter Lens for iPhone 5/5S

Fri, December 6th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

979

Jolla: From Finland, Beautiful Smartphone on a Completely Open Platform #JollaLoveDay

Fri, November 29th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1005

Every Smartphone Runs Two Operating Systems

Thu, November 14th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

910

Facebook Might Buy BlackBerry

Wed, October 30th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

992

Cover: App That Learns What Apps and Behaviour You Want From Your Phone Throughout the Day

Fri, October 25th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

941

KnowRoaming: Use Your Phone Abroad Without Getting an Insane Roaming Bill

Thu, October 10th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1148

Bitlock: Use Your Phone to Unlock Your Bike

Mon, September 30th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

941

Apple TouchID Security Broken by Chaos Computer Club

Sat, September 28th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1314

WIT: Bringing Natural Language Interaction to Apps

Fri, September 13th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

860

The Complex Logistics of Making New Apple Products Arrive at the Exact Same Time, Everywhere

Fri, September 13th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

965

NSA Can Tap Into Any Phone

Mon, September 9th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1062

Android is Better

Sun, September 8th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1172

Benjamin Klass' Response to Bell's Open Letter to Canadians

Thu, August 22nd, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1184

Carbonicum: a Carbon Fibre Case for the iPhone

Thu, August 8th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1293

External Flash: Share the Flash of Multiple iPhones

Mon, July 22nd, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1008

Twitter Metadata Reveals iPhone VS Android Neighbourhoods

Wed, July 17th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

970

Luna: iPhone 5 Case Made to Look Like the Lunar Surface

Sat, July 13th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1089

Chipster: iPhone 5 Wallet and Case Made of Cardboard

Thu, July 11th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1302

Cellphones Don’t Have Dial Tones to Put Less Strain on the Network

Wed, April 17th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

865

Study Indicates That Intersections and Smartphone Users Are a Bad Combination

You don't say.

Wed, April 17th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

954

Operating System Alternatives to Android, Apple’s iOS and Microsoft Windows Phones

Mon, April 1st, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1199

Emergency Cellphone Battery Charger Shaped Like a Jerry Can

Wed, March 27th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

984

Puchi Puchi: the Never Ending Bubble Wrap iPhone Case

Tue, March 19th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1856

“Overheard cellphone conversations are far more distracting and annoying than a dialogue between two people nearby.”

Sat, March 16th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1021

YotaPhone: Smartphone With LCD and Electronic Ink Screens

Sun, March 3rd, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

899

Task One: Swiss Army Knife Meets the iPhone

Wed, November 28th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

974

Turn Your iPhone Into a Mini Cinema

Sat, September 29th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1211

Hailo, the Taxi App, Released for Toronto

Wed, September 26th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1396

Everpurse: the Phone Charging Purse

Thu, September 20th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1635

Burner: Disposable Phone Numbers for Your iPhone

Thu, August 9th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

964

Paparazzo Light: Retro-Looking Flash for the iPhone

Thu, August 2nd, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1170

The Wrap: Cable Organiser for the iPhone's Charger

Thu, July 26th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1215

Snooze: the Minimal Wooden Alarm Dock With Big Rubber Snooze Bar

Wed, July 4th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1228

CellScope: Turn Your Smartphone Into a Microscope

Fri, May 25th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1318

iPhone and iPad Clip-On Camera Lenses

Wed, May 2nd, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1147

BRICKiPhone: Turn Your iPhone into a Brick

Sun, April 29th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1507

Bring Your iPhone Underwater

Wed, April 4th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1174

Nokia Patents a Tattoo that Rings With Your Phone

Tue, March 27th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

940

Staying in Touch While Travelling Abroad Using an iPhone and a Bluetooth Keyboard

Mon, March 26th, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

993

Braille Smartphone

Mon, March 19th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

2331

Rechner: the Gesture Based Calculator

Thu, March 15th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

884

Matt Haughey On How to Travel the World with an Unlocked Verizon iPhone 4S

Fri, February 24th, 2012 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1101

i'm Watch: The World's First Real Smartwatch

Thu, February 23rd, 2012 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1950

For the Hipster: Make Your iPhone Look Like a Retro SLR Camera

Tue, February 14th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1245

The Decline of Text Messagging

Wed, January 11th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

945

Macro Cellphone Elastic Band Lens

Fri, December 16th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1085

The iPhone Lens Dial

Wed, November 23rd, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1114

How the Nokia N9 is Made

Sat, November 5th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1732

Apple's Siri Does Not Understand Scottish

Fri, October 28th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

847

Getting Arrested? There's an App for That

Fri, October 14th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

910

1 in 6 Mobile Phones Contains E Coli

Thu, October 13th, 2011 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

858

Is Blackberry Still Broken?

Wed, October 12th, 2011 13:19 by capnasty NEWS

1112

Who Are You Going to Impress When This Year's iPhone Looks the Same as Last Year's?

Thu, October 6th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

953

EARonic, the iPhone Cases That Look Like Ears

Fri, September 16th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

2472

(Severed) Hand iPhone Case

Mon, August 8th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1250

Texters: Joe Holmes' Photos of People Texting

Sun, July 17th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1037

Steve Jobs in Carbonite

Mon, May 2nd, 2011 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1150

Cellphone Keeps Ringing in Crocodile's Stomach

Fri, January 21st, 2011 13:00 by capnasty NEWS

944

Need Money? Get a RIM job

Sat, January 15th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1457

Cellphones Are Thriving in Prisons (via @nytimes)

Wed, January 5th, 2011 14:13 by capnasty NEWS

1050

Angry Passenger Punches Teen Over #iPhone on Plane

Wed, December 29th, 2010 12:50 by capnasty NEWS

1053

Apple Sued Over #iPhone Privacy (via @torontostar)

Wed, December 29th, 2010 09:53 by capnasty NEWS

1121

The iPhone Beer Opener

Thu, November 18th, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1475

Damn You, Auto Correct!

Sun, November 7th, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1585

The iPhone's Secret Serial Port

Thu, November 4th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1081

The Most Popular Phone in the World Is Not a Phone You'd Want (RT @Wired)

Wed, October 20th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1001

When it Comes to Cellphone Costs, Canadians Are Getting Screwed the Most (RT @Mgeist)

Fri, October 15th, 2010 14:58 by capnasty NEWS

1070

End of the Line for the Landline

Mon, September 20th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1123

John's Phone: The Anti-Smart Phone

Fri, September 10th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1052

What a Mobile Phone for Blind People Could Look Like

Mon, September 6th, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

1126

Speeding Up iPhone 3G on iOS4 If Ever So Slightly

Sun, September 5th, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

4416

Burning Man's Open Source Cell Phone System

Wed, September 1st, 2010 13:00 by capnasty NEWS

1055

Canada is a Telecom Backwater

Tue, August 31st, 2010 13:00 by capnasty NEWS

953

The Rise of Text Messaging

Tue, August 17th, 2010 13:00 by capnasty NEWS

1188

It's Now Okay to Answer Your Cellphone at Dinner Time

Fri, July 30th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1277

Dial Google 411

Wed, July 21st, 2010 14:51 by capnasty NEWS

1077

Twelve iPods to Watch it All, One iPod to Control Them All

Tue, July 13th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

913

#Apple Lies, Get a #Nokia

Wed, June 30th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

946

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Buy an iPhone 4

Fri, June 25th, 2010 15:00 by capnasty NEWS

1057

For Those That Like Silicone Testicles Near Their Mouth

Wed, June 9th, 2010 16:38 by capnasty NEWS

1088

More Canadians Ditching Landlines

Sun, June 6th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

991

Toronto's Phone Book No Longer Delivered. Did Anyone Notice?

Thu, May 27th, 2010 15:00 by capnasty NEWS

1042

Net Neutrality Could Have Killed the iPhone

Fri, April 30th, 2010 14:00 by capnasty NEWS

929

How to Install Android on iPhone 2G: A Step by Step Guide

Mon, April 26th, 2010 15:00 by capnasty NEWS

930

Steve Jobs Recommends the Android for Downloading Porn

Wed, April 21st, 2010 15:00 by capnasty NEWS

1001

Should the US Govt Force all Cellphones to Carry TV tuners?

Fri, April 16th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

975

Nexus One: the Google Iphone

Mon, January 4th, 2010 11:24 by capnasty NEWS

1060

Guide to breaking cell phone security revealed

Sat, January 2nd, 2010 14:44 by capnasty NEWS

899

Swedish Study Suggests That Wireless Phones Can Affect The Brain

Sat, November 14th, 2009 11:36 by capnasty NEWS

976

Jailbreak Community Battles Apple for Control of iPhone

Fri, November 13th, 2009 13:04 by capnasty NEWS

989

iPhone Users Are Porn Watching Superficial Egomaniacs

Thu, November 5th, 2009 20:07 by capnasty NEWS

849

WHO study suggests link between cell phones and tumors

Tue, October 27th, 2009 15:09 by capnasty NEWS

1018

Okay to Text from the Toilet

Tue, October 20th, 2009 13:37 by capnasty NEWS

1060

The Evolution of Cell Phones

Tue, October 20th, 2009 13:08 by capnasty NEWS

974

iPhone app store is a squatter's delight

Sat, October 10th, 2009 13:42 by capnasty NEWS

1631

Apple Says iPhone Apps Aren't Intended for Business Use

Wed, September 23rd, 2009 11:29 by capnasty NEWS

1095

Choosing a Low Radiation Cell Phone

Fri, September 18th, 2009 07:56 by capnasty NEWS

980

The Decline of the Landline

Sun, August 30th, 2009 07:30 by capnasty NEWS

980

Mobile data show friend networks

Tue, August 18th, 2009 08:46 by capnasty NEWS

988

Headset Hotties

Thu, August 13th, 2009 07:57 by capnasty NEWS

900

When your phone rings, the copyright police may come calling

Mon, July 6th, 2009 07:25 by capnasty NEWS

911

No More Anonymous Calls

Thu, February 19th, 2009 00:06 by capnasty NEWS

1107

In Japan, Cellphones Have Become Too Complex to Use

Fri, June 6th, 2008 20:43 by capnasty NEWS

969

Roaming Hack

Sat, March 4th, 2006 00:41 by capnasty NEWS

956

Why Do They Want My Phone Number?

Sat, December 17th, 2005 02:25 by capnasty NEWS

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