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Fortnight to fitness

If you’re reading this now, it may be too late. It’s the middle of May, and beach season is right around the corner.
Shaping up for the summer — in two exhausting weeks
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 21, 2010

The Big Hurt: Dialing up Billboard’s Ringtones Chart

We may scoff at the very idea of Billboard ’s ignominious Ringtones chart, but mobile phones are one of only three viable revenue channels musicians have left these days (the other two being commercial licensing and crooked charities).
Who Charted?
By DAVID THORPE  |  April 23, 2010

Holy Scrollers!

It hadn't been a pleasant millennium so far for books. But then, lo this past month, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled his company's new iPad, and there was much rejoicing.
The future of e-publishing can be found in one of the world's oldest books.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  February 19, 2010

Bob Blank | The Blank Generation: Blank Tapes NYC 1975 - 1985

These days, Bob Blank spends his time in his Connecticut studio, producing profitable music for ads and ringtones for the likes of Susan Boyle.
Strut (2010)
By GUSTAVO TURNER  |  January 15, 2010

Familiar Fantasy IV

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years started as a Japan-only cellphone game and has washed up on American shores in the form of WiiWare.
The After Years: If it ain't broke, remake it
By MADDY MYERS  |  June 19, 2009

Review: OMG/Hahaha

If e-mail or cellphones don't prove the downfall of film, maybe it will be text-messaging or blogs.
An ambitious attempt to incorporate new media
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 08, 2009


Short and bitter words of love

People sum up grand concepts, thoughts, and plans in six words or fewer every day — in Facebook status updates, text messages, text-message novels , iPhone or Blackberry e-mails, Twitter posts, or analog Post-Its.
Six Little Words
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  January 28, 2009

Use your thumbs, send money, join the chosen few

Mainers can try a new cellphone service that its creators want to become the handiest way to exchange money with your friends.
Wireless cash
By MEAGHAN DONAGHY  |  May 02, 2007

iFun for phone nerds

Apple’s iPhone was unveiled last week to much chattering and drooling.
Dept. of new stuff
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 17, 2007

Phones remix

Cell phone manufacturers are slowly coming around to the notion that a little bulk isn’t bad, especially if it means there’s fewer things in your pockets.
Is that a bigger Verizon in your pocket or are you happy to see me?
By MICHAEL JOHNSON  |  June 05, 2006