26 Results for

butt-dial

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Papa John's apologizes for new low in butt-dialing

The pizza chain apologizes on Facebook after two of its delivery men butt-dialed an African-American customer and offered racist songs and epithets.

By May 28, 2013

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Alleged robbers butt-dial 911

Fresno police claim two men butt-dialed the emergency hotline, allowing a dispatcher to listen in as a crime was planned and committed.

By May 20, 2013

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Butt-dial to 911 spoils alleged drug deal

A suspected drug deal in Oregon goes awry when the alleged dealer accidentally dials 911 and the dispatcher listens in.

By March 2, 2013

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Larceny suspect butt-dials 911

Three suspects are reportedly caught allegedly discussing break-ins when one of them happens to have his cell phone in the wrong position and, police say, butt-dials 911. The dispatchers listen in.

By May 6, 2011

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Accidental butt-dial brings SWAT team to school

A man who works in a school claims the cell phone in his pocket was too close to his bottom and ends up calling his last-dialed number, his wife's. His wife hears gangster-like words and calls the police.

By January 5, 2011

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Man butt dials 911 during alleged drug deal

Police allegedly listen in to a drug deal as a Pennsylvania man somehow manages to allow them to butt in on the proceedings.

By August 12, 2012

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Stop pocket-dialing on your iPhone

Presenting three tips to help you from pocket-dialing on your iPhone.

By June 2, 2011

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This week in Crave: The high-flying edition

This week, we tried to run away from the speedy Cheetah robot, looked skyward for quadrotors, and pondered the possibilities of man-OS romance.

By September 8, 2012

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HTC phone battery stops bullet, saves life

A valet at an Atlanta nightclub is inadvertently hit by a bullet allegedly fired by disgruntled patrons. His HTC cell phone battery absorbs the impact.

By January 7, 2011

Review

2015 Chevrolet Suburban

Adherents of old-school truck design will favor the 2015 Suburban for its strong bones, and Chevrolet fits the cabin out with modern electronics to keep the techie generation satisfied, but the era of 6,000-pound passenger vehicles seems over.

June 23, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 23, 2014