Category: Phone

Emirates flight EK751.

Airline allows the first authorized use of cell phone calls on a commercial flight.

Tags: Airplanes Phone Travel.


Cell phone that you can stretch.

Tags: Materials Nanotechnology Phone.


Technology developed that tracks the location of cell phones. (via)

Tags: GPS Phone Technology.


Mobile service that helps you locate available city parking spaces which you can sell to others when you’re done. (via)

Tags: Business Discovery Mobile Online marketplace Parking Phone Technology Web.

Federal Excise Tax.

US Treasury Department has repealed a tax on long-distance phone calls that was created to fund the Spanish-American War of 1898. (via)

Tags: Money Phone Taxes War.


Emerging phenomonen of hearing a cell phone ring that isn’t there. (via)

Tags: Phenomena Phone Sound.


Service that lets you send and receive money by text messaging with your cell phone.

Tags: Money Online shopping Phone.


Cell phone technology that allows users to capture bar codes and get web-based manufacturer’s content delivered to their screens. (via)

Tags: Online shopping Phone Search Technology Web.

Ur in.

Nebraska college is text messaging acceptance notices to new students.

Tags: Culture Education Phone Technology.

Permanent press.

Woman suffocates under 6-foot pile of her own clothes. (via)

Tags: Bizarre Clothing Death People Phone.

Solarjo Power Purse.

Women’s purse that can recharge cell phones and iPods. (via)

Tags: Culture Energy Gadgets Hers Phone Products.

Reach out and rob someone.

New Zealand man tries and fails to rob a bank by phone.

Tags: Busted Caught Crime Money People Phone Robbery.

Traffic Vizzion.

Service lets you monitor traffic cameras from your cell phone. (via)

Tags: Phone Resources Technology Video.

It’s just fog.

Fire destroys historic replica that was initially disregarded by a 911 operator as ‘fog’. (via)

Tags: Fire Mistakes Phone Woopsie Workplace.

In da Bginnin.

The Bible has been translated into the abbreviated text message language of cell phone users.

Tags: Books Culture Language Phone Religion Technology.

Sorry, gotta go.

A Web site that plays sounds to help you get off the phone faster with someone you don’t want to talk with. (via)

Tags: Annoying Deception Phone Rescue Resources Web.

Choose your own adventure.

British TV show is allowing its viewers to interact with the plot and chose the outcome by voting with text-messaging.

Tags: Ideas Phone Technology TV User.


Computers will be able to out-think the entire world population put together within the next 60 years.” (via)

Tags: Gadgets Learning People Phone Robots Technology World.


New text-messaging service in London allows users to request schedules of when their recycling is collected or locate the nearest recycling facilities. (via)

Tags: Environmental Ideas Phone Recycling Technology.


Researchers have developed a backpack that turns the up-and-down motion caused by walking into electricity that can power an MP3 player, PDA, or charge a cell phone.

Tags: Energy Gadgets Ideas Phone Technology.


The portable and continually-growing database of major companies and how to bypass their automated answering to get a real person on the phone. (via)

Tags: Culture Phone Resources Web.

Egg MacGyver.

Hard boil an egg using two cells phones and a radio. (via)

Tags: Food How-to Phone.

The easiest arrest ever.

By taking pictures with a cell phone they stole, thieves in Argentina unknowingly published themselves on the stolen phone owner’s personal Web page.

Tags: Busted Caught Crime Mistakes People Phone Photos Theft Woopsie.

Customer incentive.

Overdue phone bill customer in England receives late notice telling him to pay up or else he will be ‘hospitalized. (via)

Tags: Bizarre Bogus Money People Phone Prank.

Got a 308 area code?

Beware of the repeat, message-leaving prank caller that no one can understand.

Tags: Language People Phone Prank.

Come on.

Boy inventor given a grade of C for inventing a hamster-powered cell phone charger.

Tags: Animals Education Gadgets Ideas Make People Pets Phone.

Voice ID.

Decipher whether or not the person on the other end of the phone line is really interested in your conversation with the Jerk-O-Meter.

Tags: Culture Ideas Phone Research Technology.

Lifesaver and the Jerk.

Pet owner teaches dog to dial 911.

Tags: Animals Bizarre Caught Crime Escape Fear Fire Ideas Mistakes Movies People Pets Phone Prank Security Survival.

Jesus speaking.

Phone number mistakenly shown in the movie Bruce Almighty actually belongs to Florida woman who receives ‘15 to 20 calls an hour from people asking for God‘. (via)

Tags: Accident Culture Entertainment Mistakes Movies Phone Prank Religion.

A case for hands-free.

The newest medical epidemic that’s likely to cause some major missed work issues in the future: cell phone elbow. (via)

Tags: Culture Health Injury People Phone Technology.

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