Next time you're trying to get the truth of someone, shoot him a text message. A new study shows that people are more truthful via text message than in regular conversation. For those keeping score, texting is good for truth-telling, bad for driving.
We all know about the dangers of texting while driving, but most young drivers still think they can get away with it. In Belgium, a safety group called Responsible Young Drivers decided to drive the danger home, by asking them to send texts while taking their driving test.
Remember back in eighth grade, when you would communicate with your friends by passing notes? Digital SMS text messaging has replaced note passing in most places, but now you can relive that feeling with Moleskin's analog SMS system.
It can be pretty funny when your phone's autocorrect changes something like "children" to "chicken," but nobody was laughing at a Georgia high school when a texting SNAFU caused both it and the neighboring middle school to be locked down for over two hours.
It seems like a no-brainer. Using handheld personal electronics while driving a car simply isn't compatible. So now the NTSB is asking all states to introduce strict laws to limit their use.
Big changes are on the way for new customers joining AT&T, America's second largest wireless carrier. AT&T is killing its $10 for 1,000 text messages plan in favor of one choice: $20 for unlimited texts starting August 21.
Hank Torres is a quadriplegic who also holds a new Guinness World Record for "Fastest Hands-Free Typing" — using his head and mouth.
Here's one upside to Verizon getting the iPhone: AT&T now has to, you know, compete with another carrier for your love. The first step? Changing up the text messaging plans for the better.
You can put away your Slim Jims and silly gloves with holes in the fingers, because someone has finally created a normal looking glove that works with touchscreen devices.
Many schools ban the use of cellphones during school hours, but what if you used something that wasn't technically a cellphone?