Using iOS 8’s QuickType on Tinder Will Not Get You Laid

Among the worst features of Apple's iOS 8 is QuickType, a feature that believes it can figure out what you're going to text someone before you even think of it. It could be magical, instead it's only good for writing nonsense sentences and mangling famous movie quotes. But maybe, just maybe you can use it to get laid… » 10/13/14 3:10pm 10/13/14 3:10pm

Hero Otter Saves iPhone from Watery Depths

Jenny Lewis (not the Jenny Lewis), a staff member at the Cornish Seal Sanctuary in the U.K., accidentally dropped her iPhone into a tank of water occupied by Starsky, one of the sanctuary's resident otters. Rather than let it sink to the bottom or crack it open on his belly, Starsky retrieved the phone and politely… » 9/29/14 7:00pm 9/29/14 7:00pm

Teen Siblings Develop App to Hold Police Accountable

Asha, Caleb and Ima Christian are three siblings from Decatur, Georgia who collaborated to develop an app that helps people rate and document their police encounters. They founded a company named Pinetart and developed Five-O, an app designed to be a tool to empower communities to stop police brutality and abuse. » 8/19/14 9:45am 8/19/14 9:45am

The Woman Behind Siri's Voice Reveals Herself: 'It's Kinda Creepy'

One of the world's greatest, most enduring mysteries has finally been solved. No, we haven't figured out what Stonehenge is for, how the pyramids were built, who really killed JFK, what caused the Bloop, the identity of the man in the Taman Shud case, or why Jennifer Aniston keeps getting roles in major studio films —… » 10/04/13 11:50am 10/04/13 11:50am

Guy Tricks Idiot Thief Into Bringing his iPhone Back By Posing as OK…

This might just be the Grand Guignol of petty thief dumbassery. As is wont to happen, a Brooklyn man named Nadal Nirenberg lost his phone in a cab at 4 AM on New Year's Eve. The next day, Nirinberg saw that whoever grabbed it later was using his OK Cupid profile (linked to his iPhone) to look for dates. So he set up a… » 1/05/13 5:30pm 1/05/13 5:30pm