Texting in movie theaters? Bring it on | Amber Jamieson

Texting in movie theaters? Bring it on | Amber Jamieson

Watching a movie neednt be a reverential, iPhone-free experience. Think of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. AMCs experiment is just the latest innovation Watching TV with a second screen is standard practice for many people nowadays one that networks encourage with the likes of themed hashtags and livecasting. We use our phones at concerts and […]

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9 Things In Your Dorm That Are Wrecking Your Sleep

9 Things In Your Dorm That Are Wrecking Your Sleep

College dorm rooms bring on their own breed of sleep saboteurs — from the always-looming coursework to the impromptu Justin Bieber dance party happening down the hall. But anyone who has pulled or attempted an all-nighter has felt the dismal effects of getting too little sleep.  Sleep debt (i.e., not getting enough of it) has […]

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What Is This Bizarre Sea Creature Netted In China?

What Is This Bizarre Sea Creature Netted In China?

The sighting of an unusual sea creature has been baffling social media users across the world this week. The beast was caught in fishing nets off the coast of the island of Zhoushan in eastern Zhejiang Province, China. The footage, shot on a smartphone, shows the fishermen trying to examine the sea creature as it […]

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City Installs Special Traffic Lights For “Smartphone Zombies

City Installs Special Traffic Lights For “Smartphone Zombies

The modern city-dweller forever has their mind buried in their smartphone and theirearbuds tightly squished into their ears, half unaware of the world outside their game of Candy Crush. In light of this, tramcrossings in Augsburg, Germany, have special traffic lights for these smartphone zombies, or sombies as theyre called in German. The citys administration […]

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Podcasts have yet to reach their peakheres why

Podcasts have yet to reach their peakheres why

It’s been more than a decade since Apple launched iTunes version 4.9. Given that iTunes gets an update fairly regularly, version 4.9 may not seem all that important, but it really was. Why? Well, that was the first version of iTunes that supported podcasts, and with that was the first really broad adoption of the […]

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