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rude

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Technology: inspiring rudeness since 1906

Stuck with dinner companions glued to their smartphones? It's not a phenomenon unique to Generation Y.

By Feb. 12, 2013

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Semi-Automatic Gmail Assistant gadget sends rude replies

Some e-mails deserve a certain kind of reply. Let the Semi-Automatic Gmail Assistant step in and respond with a short, simple, and to-the-point message.

By Nov. 21, 2012

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Is your smartphone helping you be rude?

The New York Times suggests that our smartphones are making it easier for us to bail on social engagements and turning us into "ill-mannered flakes." But weren't we always?

By Oct. 27, 2012

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Ep. 1082: Where it's rude to point

On today's 404 show, the guys take you through the Winamp timeline, from its DIY roots to the AOL buyout and where it currently stands.

By Jun. 26, 2012

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The 404 1,082: Where it's rude to point (podcast)

On today's 404 show, the guys take you through the Winamp timeline, from its DIY roots to the AOL buyout and where it currently stands.

By Jun. 26, 2012

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It's not rude to Burpple during meals

Free new iOS app is meant to be an Instagram of sorts, only for food. Users document their meals by uploading photos with information such as place, type, and time.

By May. 15, 2012

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Google is looking into rude 'English person' search result

Google seems to be aware of an unfortunate search quirk that brings up an insulting word when surfers enter the term 'define an English person'.

By Dec. 14, 2011

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Pakistan bans rude text messages

Words like "flatulence" and "quickie," as well as 17 phrases involving the word "butt," are banned by Pakistan's telecoms watchdog.

By Nov. 20, 2011

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BlueTube: the one with the rude words

Things get a little risque on the podcast this week, as we talk Chatroulette, 3D televisions and naughty domain names up for grabs.

By Mar. 18, 2010

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Girl survives rude emoticon, becomes texting queen

A 15-year-old from Iowa is crowned U.S. National Texting Champion in a competition sponsored by LG. She survived, among other things, an actor dressed as an emoticon trying to distract contestants.

By Jun. 17, 2009