Stephen King may have been scraping the bottom of the barrel (though, to be fair, with a half-century writing career he practically owns the barrel) with his 2006 novel, Cell
, in which the US population is attacked by the technology they're so dependent on. Yes, surprise, surprise — mobile phones. A signal sent through mobile phones turns people into zombies who kill all in sight. Now the novel of phone-induced misery is being turned into either a four-hour TV miniseries or a feature film for TV. But you don’t really have to wait to see it...