Tag Archives: texting

21-year-old owned by 13-year-old in national texting contest

Not really much of a surprise, but a 13-year-old girl won the LG National Texting Contest, beating the previous winner, a 21-year-old male, in the final round and winning the $25,000 grand prize. Morgan Pozgar of Claysburg, PA, who sends 8,000 texts a month (goddamn!), won by texting “Supercalifragilisticexpialidoucious! Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious. If ...

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CTIA survey shows USA texting traffic doubled in 2006

Text and SMS messaging has become a phenomenon with teenagers and adults alike. These days, it’s impossible to walk through a public place without bumping into someone aimlessly typing on their phones, or to have a peaceful dinner without a beeping text notification. So the news that texting traffic nearly doubled in 2006 is not much of a surprise. The ...

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Upside down reversed cellphone design considered more ergonomic

The cell phone design we all know and love might be changing drastically in the near future. 180 degrees difference actually. A patent has been field for this upside down design, which is supposedly more convenient and comfortable for longer sustained periods of use. The new design would place the keypad above the display screen to ensure that the majority ...

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