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AMC Backtracks On Controversial Plan To Allow Texting In Cinemas

04/15/2016, A couple of days ago, AMC made a rather controversial statement in which the company mulled the idea of allowing texting in cinemas. While some cinemas do ban it outright, there are others that don’t, presumably relying on people to act appropriately...

AMC Wants To Allow Texting In Their Theaters

04/14/2016, It is a well-known social faux pas to be talking on your phone or texting when in a cinema. Some of you guys might be wondering what’s wrong with texting if there is no sound? One of the reason is because in a dark cinema environment, the glare of your...

It Might Be Illegal To Text And Walk Soon

03/27/2016, Texting and walking never go down well together, but this does not mean that nothing should be done about it. There has been research that texting while moving around can be dangerous, and another study also pointed to the possibility of accidents...

In Sweden When You Save A Life, You Get A Text

06/21/2015, Most people donate blood for altruistic reasons which is basically to save a life. By ensuring that blood banks are always stocked with all sorts of blood types, hospitals will be able to save the lives of patients who desperately need a blood...

Text-Walking Lanes Introduced In Antwerp, Belgium

06/15/2015, Walking and texting is probably a lot more safe compared to texting while driving, although admittedly it can also be dangerous if you were to walk and bump into others, walk into a manhole, trip and hurt yourself, or worse – walk into oncoming...

Apple Patents Tech That Can Block Users From Texting While Driving

04/22/2014, We know that texting while driving is bad and should be avoided at all costs. There are countless reports about the dangers of tapping away on your smartphone behind the wheel that it really shouldn’t be necessary to hammer this point home every...

Texting In Sweden Can Help Those Suffering From Cardiac Arrest

10/25/2013, According to the numbers, for every minute it takes for first responders to reach a person suffering from cardiac arrest, their odds of survival drop by 10% and this is one of the reasons why Sweden has come up with an interesting and potentially...

New York Introduces ‘Text Stops’ Along Major Highways, Thruways

09/24/2013, We know how difficult it can be to completely ignore your cell phone while your driving as no matter how often we’re told not to text and drive, people seem to do it regardless of the warnings. A number of states have already passed legislations to...

Texting While Driving Gains Popularity After Being Outlawed

08/13/2013, You know what they say? If you can’t beat ‘em, then join ‘em. I would suppose that government regulating some of society’s activities, such as gambling, alcohol and prostitution has something to do with keeping tabs and control over the situation....

Instant Messaging Overtakes SMS Texts For The First Time

04/29/2013, Even though smartphones have been on the market for over 10 years, mobile phone users still preferred to use SMS texts in order to communicate with other cell phones, especially when carriers bundle text messages with certain plans. But it looks like...

First Texting While Flying Case Linked To Deadly Commercial Crash

04/08/2013, Texting while driving may be two activities that we all can agree shouldn’t mix, especially if you’re driving a school bus or if you’re double-texting with a baby and drugs in your vehicle. But we think texting while flying is probably...