Andreas Gursky, Amin Taha, the new US London embassy, and the return of High-Tech superstructures: take a sneak peak inside our latest issue, hitting the shops February 28

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Monday, 02 April 2012 01:00

Mobile phones: Egypt

Desperate to contain a growing revolt last year, Egypt's doomed Mubarak regime clamped down on phone use. Ramy Raoof was there

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Monday, 02 April 2012 01:00

Mobile phones: London riots

As the London riots showed, youth culture is permeated by mobile phones – and the Blackberry in particular. Kieran Yates reports

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Monday, 02 April 2012 01:00

Mobile phones: Foxconn

Foxconn, the largest electronics manufacturer in the world, is Apple's biggest supplier and conditions in its factory cities in China have driven workers to suicide. Jenny Chan tells us more about life on the factory floor

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Monday, 02 April 2012 01:00

Mobile phones: camera phones

The ubiquitous presence of the camera phone today means no event, whether mundane or spectacular, escapes public attention, says James Bridle

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Monday, 02 April 2012 01:00

Mobile phones: privacy

Mobile phones appear to offer independence and privacy, but in reality we are more exposed than ever before, says Jay Owens

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Monday, 02 April 2012 01:00

Mobile phones: cell phone towers

Meet the San Diego manufacturer bringing a touch of the woodland to the communications tower. Lyra Kilston reports

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Monday, 02 April 2012 01:00

Mobile phones: addiction

A centre in the US that treats digital addiction is becoming increasingly relevant as technology gets more enticing, says Hilarie Cash

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Monday, 02 April 2012 01:00

Mobile phones: no signal

Has the mobile phone killed suspense? What would happen if our lone hero could get a signal? Will Wiles on the contemporary screenwriter's cellular agony

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Monday, 02 April 2012 01:00

Mobile phones: BERG

Matt Jones of BERG says that in the not-too distant future man's best friend and faithful companion will be his phone

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Wednesday, 21 March 2012 00:00

Mobile phones: Will Self

For our mobile phones special, novelist Will Self muses on signals - are teenagers who use phones to navigate the city and co-ordinate liaisons like bats who find each other in the dark using echolocation? For more on the meaning of the mobile phone, pick up a copy of Icon 106.

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Monday, 08 August 2011 14:57

Profile: Mary Mattingly

The nomads in Mary Mattingly’s post-apocalyptic landscapes carry their homes on their backs. The artist is now putting her high-tech designs into production.

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