Many of us do a lot of typing on computers and smartphones, but when’s the last time you actually used your own handwriting to communicate? According to a new survey, it’s probably been a long time — and our scrawls are suffering because of it.
Ever had your phone on vibrate and thought it was buzzing when it really wasn’t? You’re not alone. Research suggests a lot of us have what’s been dubbed “phantom cell phone vibration syndrome.”
Posting a Facebook update and making sure it gets the maximum exposure could soon be as simple as opening your wallet, if you can believe it. The social media giant is rolling out a new program that will allow its members to pay a small fee to highlight or promote their posts.
If you are reading this, you are on the internet. The World Wide Web went commercial about 1990, and over the last couple decades it’s come to completely change the way we communicate and get information.
But is it a change for the better?
Wikipedia may be the “free” online encyclopedia, but if you want your very own factual and well-written entry, it’s gonna cost you. Record producer Erez Safer and filmmaker Aaron Wertheimer have launched their own business which will write, research and post Wiki entries — at a cost.
Smartphones can do so many things and have about a zillion uses. They are cameras, computers, radios, GPS devices, word processors, televisions, music players and gaming devices, to name a few.
One breakthrough, however, could turn them into yet another mobile gadget: X-ray machines.
Japanese amusement park Fuji-Q boasts some of the wildest rides and gnarliest roller coasters out there and this video gives you a front seat, first-person view of their newest attraction, the Takabisha.
This coaster has everything a thrill-seeker needs to quench their thirst for the extreme...