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Sarah is a freelance writer and editor based in Los Angeles. She has a love/hate relationship with social media and a bad habit of describing technology as "sexy."

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11 signs your phone is too big

You might not think your phone is too big, but you were recently featured in an article about how stupid people look when they take pictures with their tablets.

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10 signs you play too many mobile games

If you spend more time raiding villages in Clash of Clans than watching your kids, you might have a problem.

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11 signs that your cellular data limit is too low

If you find yourself obsessively checking your data usage after every action on your phone, it might be time to spring for a bigger data plan.


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The FitNatic Nourish, and other cautionary crowd-funding tales

Revelations of the sketchy track record of two members of the FitNatic team prompted us to look back at successful crowd-funding campaigns that failed to deliver.


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10 reasons a smartwatch is absolutely essential

Smartwatches are as game-changing as mobile phones! Or the Internet! Or sliced bread!


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10 ways your phone has embarrassed you in public

Your smartphone is even better than your mother at humiliating you in public.

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10 embarrassingly lazy things you do with your phone

Texting your roommate to get you something from the kitchen? Check.

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10 real emergencies solved by your phone

By 'real emergencies' we mean 'totally trivial first world problems,' of course.

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Phaz P2 headphones review: These phone-charging headphones need work

These cans will charge your phone while you listen to music—sort of.


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10 sneaky charges carriers tack onto your phone bill

You might think you’re only going to pay $50 per month, but you’re wrong.


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FitNatic Nourish delivers custom supplement blends on demand

This $500 counter-top device promises to revolutionize your nutrition regimen.

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10 ways your smartphone could kill you

Or: 10 reasons you need to lock your smartphone in a safe and throw away the key.

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The ups and downs of flying with your phone

Phones make air travel more convenient…and more stressful. Awesome.

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The List: New phone vs. Old phone

When you first get your phone, it’s the magical device that answers all your prayers. But two years later you can’t even pay someone to steal it from you.

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9 ways your smartphone is making you less productive

You’re constantly connected to the Internet–does that make you more productive or more distracted?