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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…

Kids spending more time than ever staring at phones and tablets, reports your phone or tablet

In an announcement unsurprising to anyone who has, or has seen, children, USA Today reports today on a Common Sense study that shows an alarming increase in device usage among kids. While the amount of time kids spend looking at a screen is about the same—a little over two hours a day—as it was in 2011, now almost…

Musical genius creates blank “song” that fixes your phone’s irritating car stereo autoplay problem

Reminding us all that First World Problems need solutions, too, an online musical genius has found a way to help anyone who’s ever plugged their iPhone into their car stereo, only to have to scramble to change tracks before whatever song was at the top of the alphabet started automatically playing. To combat the…