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You're Wrong About Voicemail

By Leslie Horn on at

My mother is untrainable. We'd repeat the same song and dance over and over. Me: Stop leaving me voicemails. Her: I don't understand. This went on for years, until I figured out she was right all along.

Facebook Needs a Real Mute Button

By Leslie Horn on at

Sick of seeing all the ice bucket challenge videos on Facebook? Too bad, my friend, you're stuck with them until the end of time. That is, until Facebook creates the one option it needs most: A real mute button.

When Apple Damns Your Texts to iMessage Purgatory

By Adam Pash on at

I recently switched from an iPhone to Android, and discovered shortly thereafter that my phone number was still associated with iMessage, meaning that any time someone with an iPhone tried texting me, I'd receive nothing, and they'd get a "Delivered" receipt in their Messages app as though everything were working as expected.

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Can 4G Really Change Our Lives?

By Gareth Beavis on at

We’ve been tracking the 4G 'messiah' in the UK for what feels like years now -- promises of streaming and downloading whatever we like, whenever we like, and faster than we could have dreamed. And while the promise is rolling through to reality thanks to finally getting trials from the likes of O2, it’s still a couple of years until we start living the dream of downloading SpiceWorld: The Movie in a minute in the centre of London.

Canon 1D X: Canon, Stop Taking the Piss

By Haje Jan Kamps on at

No doubt about it, for serious photographers, the brand new Canon 1D X has a metric tonne of reasons for why it deserves its place at the top rungs as the Canon flagship. It's nothing short of an incredible camera; one that will have many a photographer drooling, and many a bank manager rubbing their hands in glee. It is, rather obviously, the most epic DSLR camera ever.