Phone Etiquette

Shhh! Scheme (Ineffectually) Targets Smartphone Music

Playing music through phones on public transport is a complicated issue. On the one hand, if you hate the music being played, it’s a spectacularly rude and selfish thing for one person to inflict their tastes on everyone else. On the other hand, if you like the music, it’s horrific to hear it mangled into a tinny rattle by the world’s worst speakers…

Enduring Text Appeal

The SMS text message has been with us for a while now. We take a look at just how it’s endured for so long…

How Phones Force Evolution on Idiots

Technology has already triggered a new stage in human evolution. Just as Homo Sapiens looked down on clumsy Neanderthals, too busy touching themselves and in public to realise that their time was over, modern man must deal with another obsolete species which is even ruder: people who leave their phones on…