Texting and MMS

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Ragene Powell-Dickerson, Wanted in Sexting Slaying of Dwayne Burnett, Surrenders

    Ragene Powell-Dickerson‚ÄčThe guy accused of hiring someone to lure a pal via sexting to a phony threesome setup and then shoot him to death is now in custody. Ragene Powell-Dickerson, 25, who like victim Dwayne Burnett is from Brownsville, surrendered today to Brooklyn cops and has been charged wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Charlie Sheen Is a Real Romantic Texter, and Not Afraid to Use an Emoticon, Either

    ​Aw! Remember Charlie Sheen and Capri Anderson, the actor and the porn star? She sued him for a million bucks for assault (and he then countersued her for extortion) after he trashed that Plaza hotel room while she cowered naked in the bathroom allegedly fearing for her life? Well, Charlie was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Texting While Subway Driving Latest, Most Tech-Savvy Transit-Related Fright

    ​Texting while driving isn't quite the insane meanace in New York City it is in, say, Los Angeles, where driving is the primary means of commuting. In the five boroughs, however, you're more likely to worry about your cab driving texting. But your subway conductor?

  • Voice Choices

    November 10, 2010


    Race to feed the homeless

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    "Hyper-Texting" Teens Have Lives Some Adults Can Only Dream of

    ​If you're a teen who texts 120 or more times a day (a/k/a, "hyper-texting") or whiles away your hours on Facebook and other "social networking websites" more than three hours a day (a/k/a, "hyper-networking"), you're also more likely to be hyper-sexing, hyper-boozing, and hyper-using, reports ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    New Yorkers Are Fast Talkers and Highly Efficient Cell Phone Users

    ​New Yorkers' cell phone PDA is constantly in-your-face with people yakking on the sidewalk and texting their way through dinner dates, but this outwardly rude display of love for the devices does not translate into an especially high call or text volume, according to a Nielsen study.

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2010

    Texting Teens Don't Talk, Out of Touch Olds Keep Leaving Voicemails, Chaos Ensues

    ​The generation gap is back in a big way, according to Sunday's Washington Post, which alerts us to the startling trend of kids not talking. It's not a form of peaceful protest, it's just that they're too busy texting and emailing to bother using their mouths. Have you been to the mall lately? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    NYPD to Crime Tipsters: TXT US N E THING U KNO, K?

    Text the po-po -- just not while you drive.​Calling the NYPD tip line to report criminal activity is sooo last century. On Tuesday, cops will kick off a campaign to promote sending texts to Crime Stoppers, according to the Daily News. The techie promotional boost will also highlight the NYPD's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2010

    Disgustingly Rich Hamptons Renter Is So Getting Some This Summer

    via New York Post​Gosh, having an article written about how wealthy and available you are in the New York Post is a surefire way to attract dudes! How did we not know this until now? Cheryl Mercuris, whose diabolical plan to rent an obnoxiously priced ($500,000-for-two-weeks) Bridgehampton gla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    NYC Department of Education is Set to Crack Down on Sexting

    via ABC News​The NYC Department of Education is considering imposing rules against sexting and cyberbullying, the Daily News has reported. The trend is already so rampant that it might rival controlling the Gulf oil spill in terms of difficulty -- but it seems the DOE will give it a try if the ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 1, 2010


    Whatever it is, we're sure this festival's got you covered

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    Police Seeking Missing Queens Boy

    ​The NYPD is asking for the public's assistance in locating Delvin Garcia, 18, of Queens Village, New York. He was last seen at his residence there today at 2:30 p.m. He's 4'9" and 97 lbs., with brown eyes and black hair, and is in good physical but poor mental health. Delvin, pictured, has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Police Seek Missing 13-Year-Old Bronx Girl

    ​The NYPD is asking for the public's help in locating Stephanie Vasquez, 13, who was last seen at 3 Baines Court, Bronx, New York, at 7:30 a.m. on May 25. Stephanie, pictured, is 5'03" and 130 lbs., with brown eyes and blonde hair.

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Police Seek Missing Bronx Boy

    ​The NYPD is asking for the public's assistance in locating Edwin Nevarez, 14, pictured. He was last seen on May 24, 2010 at approximately 7:00 p.m. at his residence, 327 Howe Avenue, Bronx, New York.

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Sexting's New Extreme: Young People Can't Stop with the Mid-CoitiuSMS

    ​The "Kids" these days! They're so easily distracted. Even, apparently, from sex. Because some of them are picking up their phone and texting while having it.

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    FCI Students Get Career Advice: "Let's Remember That the Word 'You' Is Not Spelled 'U'"

    Excellent knife skills, but needs pants.​Culinary school students tend to graduate with an overly confident sense of their own kitchen prowess -- such is the effect of being awarded a diploma for learning how to carve potatoes into little footballs and making unbreakable hollandaise sauce. But ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 24, 2010


    Your favorite books read in the flesh . . . bottoms up!

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    The Schnitzel Truck's 15 Minutes

    New Yorkers expressed their affection for Schnitzel & Things earlier this year when it nominated the food truck for a Vendy Award. Now, the rest of country will get to see one of our favorite food trucks on a regular basis in an ad for T-Mobile, starring, um, a texting priest. It's a split-second ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 29, 2009


    America’s got, uh, talent

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Yet Another Anti-Handheld-While-Driving Law Goes Into Effect, Collects Fines

    ​Governor Paterson signed it into law: if you drive, don't text. Drivers found to be using "handheld devices or laptops to send text messages or read, view or transmit images or data while a vehicle is moving" may be ticketed, although the $150 fine (!) doesn't kick in until your second offens ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 3, 2009


    Steamy cell messages now works of art

  • NYC Life

    November 30, 2004

    E-nough Is E-nough

    With bad manners just a 'send' button away, we need some rules. Call it technetiquette.

  • News

    August 24, 2004

    Yury and His MagicBike

    Technology, powered by passion, makes the resistance so cool

  • News

    August 24, 2004
  • News

    August 3, 2004

    TXTmobs take on the GOP

    Protesters spend real bucks, save real headaches with text messaging