Let's consider how quickly the existence of cellphones would ruin the plots of old movies

You really have to feel sorry for today’s screenwriters. With modern technology, those old movie chestnut tropes of getting lost or trapped are no longer what they once were. Thanks to cell phones, Google Maps could have saved those Blair Witch campers, and the stuck-in-a-well victims in Silence Of The Lambs could…

Weird mask intended for private phone calls just makes you look like Bane

Whether you’re hanging out in a busy coffee shop or working shoulder to shoulder in your row of cubicles, there never seems to be a good place to take a phone call these days. You either look like one of those nut jobs brazenly yelling into a Bluetooth headset or you’re forced to sheepishly excuse yourself into…

Everything old is new again: Nokia is bringing back an indestructible early ’00s phone

Take notice, everyone who can’t figure out how an iPhone works: Nokia is going to start manufacturing its 3310 candybar phone again. The phone, which Boing Boing notes “is said to be the most reliable phone ever made,” was first introduced around the turn of the century, when texting was merely a novel concept and not…