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Mom’s 18-Point Terms and Conditions for Son’s iPhone

Like many teenagers, 13-year-old Greg Hoffman wanted an iPhone for Christmas. But to get one, he had to agree to and sign an 18-point set of terms and conditions – not from Apple or the phone company, but from his mom! "Merry [...]

"Magic" Phone Booth Lets Kids Call Santa

What’s better than writing a letter to Santa? Well, obviously, the answer is talking to him on the phone, then getting a gift, then having snow magically appear from nowhere with the press of a button as a choir of children sing and cheer for you. And that’s exactly what happens when children dial up [...]

Catholic Church sets up an exorcist hotline

The new phone service has been set up in Milan in an effort to help deal with increasingly high demand. According to the diocese’s chief exorcist Mons…

Hedgehog Phone Holder

Hedgehod Phone Holder – $9.95 Do you have trouble keep track of your cell phone? You need the Hedgehog Phone Holder from the NeatoShop. This adorable plush doubles as a phone stand for your favorite smartphone. It has a fabric lined pocket and super soft fur.  Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more great Mobile [...]

Man Calls Police after Receiving Menacing Phone Call from His Dog

Bruce Gardner of Orem, Utah was just settling in for a day of work at his office when he received a phone call. No one spoke, but there was banging and scratching on the line. And the caller ID indicated that the call came from his own house! Gardner immediately called the police: Officers went to [...]

Woman receives 17-figure phone bill

A former teaching assistant was shocked to receive a phone bill for 11,721,000,000,000,000 Euros. The unnamed woman who currently lives in France clai…

The Magazine With a Smartphone Inside

The latest issue of Entertainment Weekly has a smartphone in it. Yes, inside the print magazine, there is a fairly complete phone — screen, battery, T-Mobile 3G SIM card (!), Android operating system, camera, and even a portion of the keyboard (minus the actual keys). The only bummer is that EW is only [...]

The Cinema Ninjas Will Scare You into Setting Your Phone to Silent

You’re in a movie. Your phone rings. And just as you get to the part of the conversation where you explain that you’re at the movies and it’s totally rude to talk on your phone right now, a ninja comes to shut you up. Granted, the “ninja” is just a volunteer wearing a bodysuit who gets paid [...]

Iron Man Purse

Yes, Mr. Stark carries a murse. You got a problem with that? They’re practical and stylish. You can charge a phone with the built-in arc reactor. I just hope that DeviantART member TheGoddess908 doesn’t let them fall into the wrong hands. Link -via Technabob

Phantom Vibrations

Have you ever felt your phone vibrate, but the sensation wasn’t real? Researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne call it “phantom vibration.” The Atlantic‘s Robinson Meyer summarized their study in eleven points: 1. Many, many people experience phantom vibrations. 89 percent of the undergrad participants in this current study had felt phantom vibrations. In [...]