cellphones

Nintendo patents case that makes your phone a Game Boy
Nintendo patents case that makes your phone a Game Boy
Looks like Nintendo is planning a case that turns your phone into a working Game Boy, according to a patent found by Siliconera. Wanna rock some old-school video games on your smartphone with the look and feel of the classic handheld? Read more: Listen to twenty one pilots' new album 'Trench' The patent, shown here, outlines a "Game Boy-esque casing for capacitative touchscreen devices... Re
Smartphones aren’t to blame for young people’s loneliness, survey says
Smartphones aren’t to blame for young people’s loneliness, survey says
It's almost a given that you're going to feel lonely at some point in your life. And a new survey says that young people are the loneliest age group, overall. But that may not be due solely to smartphone use, as is often suggested. Read more: Apple update makes fear of texting the wrong person a reality The BBC finds young folks feel lonelier than the older generation in a survey of 55,000 people
This ‘mobile airbag’ can protect your phone screen from cracks
This ‘mobile airbag’ can protect your phone screen from cracks
There's no end to the frustration of a cracked phone screen—one mistake drop and you're already pulling out your wallet. Luckily, a brand new product on the market is looking to save everyone the hassle. Read more: Nearly half of millennials would choose their phone over shampoo Created by German engineering student Philip Frenzel, the ADcase (AD standing for "active damping") is a speci
This minimalist new phone wants to curb your addiction to devices
This minimalist new phone wants to curb your addiction to devices
A low-key, streamlined new cellphone is being funded to help confront the antisocial addiction to screen-gazing. Want to unload all but the most vital phone functions for a weekend (or more)? Light Phone 2 might be your thing. Read more: The cellphone from 'The Matrix' is coming back The stark new device is being presented as a "simple, 4G LTE phone with a beautiful black & white matte E
“Pay attention, or don’t be here”—Slipknot’s Corey Taylor on cellphones at shows
“Pay attention, or don’t be here”—Slipknot’s Corey Taylor on cellphones at shows
Slipknot's Corey Taylor recently weighed in on the use of cellphones at shows during an interview with the WRIF radio station. According to a report from Blabbermouth, he divulged a story of how he noticed a girl who was on her phone during one of Slipknot's sets, so he went over and poured four bottles of water onto her, claiming, "It had to have broken her phone." He later added, "