silence

  • Silence For Android Automatically Hushes Your Phone (And Helps You Save Face)

    Silence For Android Automatically Hushes Your Phone (And Helps You Save Face)

    We’ve all been there — you’re right in the middle of a sensitive situation and just a moment later you’re scrambling to find your ringing phone and shut it off like an ape groping for a particularly pesky nit. Alternately, I’ve missed more than my fair of phone calls just because I forgot to turn silent mode off. Surely there must be a happy medium. Well, of… Read More

  • Internet Radio: Day Of Silence

    Internet Radio: Day Of Silence


    If you tried tuning into Pandora, Yahoo! or even MTV today to listen to some web radio and were confused and possibly ticked off by the silence then you’ve obviously been living under a rock. In protest of the $1 Billion royalty rates that are due to hit web radio broadcasters on July 15 today was officially deemed a ‘day of silence’ in the US. Every web radio outfit in… Read More

  • Oh My God, Yes: Cellphones Drop in Popularity for the First Time

    Oh My God, Yes: Cellphones Drop in Popularity for the First Time

    Hear that? It’s the sound of silence. (No, not that.) For the first time ever, people made less calls on their cellphones than the previous year. Researchers tagged folks who use pre-paid cellphones and found that they made 28.5 percent fewer calls than last year, the first time that’s happened in the ten years since they started keeping track. Possible reasons include people… Read More