Receiving text message spam isn't uncommon, but actually responding to them is another story. Many people just ignore them without ever following their instructions to unsubscribe, and eventually, they stop receiving them. This person, however, decided to take things to the next level by replying with spam of his own. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an armored SUV so secure that the company's owner sits inside while someone shoots at it with an AK-47.
FAILS are nothing new, but they are inevitable if you are a mobile phone user who has autocorrect turned on. Misuse of text replacement software is a staple practical joke in many schools and offices. Typically, the prankster will set the victim's word processing software to replace an extremely common word with a humorous absurdity, or an incorrectly spelled version of the original word. Continue reading for more - not safe for work language included.
Airplane mode is a setting available on many mobile phones, smartphones and other electronic devices that, when activated, suspends many of the device's signal transmitting functions. Signal-transmitting technologies such as Bluetooth and wifi are also disabled in airplane mode, but receive-only technologies like FM radio and GPS still operate if the device is so equipped. When this mode is turned on, some games will actually run ad-free. Continue reading for more.
Some of you may have already seen a few texts from superheroes, a popular blog run by comedians Diana McCallum and Andrew Ivimey, but now we've got a fresh batch of messages for your viewing enjoyment. First up, we have Superman and Spider-Man discussing their lives outside of fighting crime and supervillains from around the universe. Continue reading for a few more examples.
Sometimes, accidentally sending a text message to the wrong person can go from awkward to funny in an instant, depending on how the other person responds. For example, someone sent an image of a standard cable to the wrong person, but only ended up with a cat picture and a simple "who is this" message. Continue reading for more examples of why these texts can actually make your day.
Unlike the upcoming iPhone 6, Vertu's $11,380 Signature Touch phone is made of titanium and has a screen that's protected by sapphire crystal, along with a leather-clad chassis. All buyers get a 24-hour concierge available via voice, email and live chat and an built-in app offers exclusive access to sporting events and private members' clubs worldwide. Continue reading for a video and more information.
Nokia phones have earned the reputation of being nearly indestructible and that was further solidified when a Lumia 520 helped a police officer in Brazil avoid a potential fatal bullet. Simply put, an off-duty police officer stumbled upon a robbery in progress when he went to visit his parents. The crooks ran off, but not before two shots were fired, with the first missing him completely, and the other hitting his backside, exactly where his Lumia 520 was at. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an epic wedding proposal that took 4-years to film in 26 countries.
Cell phones won't function without cell towers, but this is what one of them looks like after an epic snowstorm, and what you see is rime ice. Hard rime is a white ice that forms when the water droplets in fog freeze to the outer surfaces of objects. It is often seen on trees atop mountains and ridges in winter, when low-hanging clouds cause freezing fog. This fog freezes to the windward (wind-facing) side of tree branches, buildings, or any other solid objects, usually with high wind velocities and air temperatures between −2 and −8 °C (28.4 and 17.6 °F). Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the unluckiest golf shot ever.
In the real world, dogs are considered be man's best friend, and in the future, technology may actually make that a reality. For now, there's "Text From Dog" Tumblr blog that provides us with a glimpse at some of the conversations that may go down if dogs knew how to use cell phones. These were all made by October Jones. Continue reading to see them all.
Parents, or anyone for that matter, should probably turn off autocorrect before sending a text message, as more disasters are bound to happen than not. For example, a simple misspelling of Disney could result in the word "divorce". Now while that may not seem so bad, sending that message and not being able to reply until hours later may leave loved ones scratching their heads. Continue reading for more.