Posts tagged "cell phones"

Dior Creates Ridiculously Expensive Cell Phone

Designers branching out into electronics is nothing new. Dolce & Gabbana created their golden Razr and Vivienne Tam collaborated on designing an HP mini computer. Dior must be feeling lonely in the tech world, because their geeky IT moment comes in the form of a cell phone. It's back to the golden age of fli…
By: Bianca Posterli / October 8, 2009

Would You Give Up Sex For Your Cell Phone?

According to a new survey, 33 percent of women in Denver would give up sex for a whole year before handing over their cell phones. Granted, the survey was conducted by a cell phone company, but it got us thinking: Is there anything you would give up sex for for a whole year?
By: Wendy Atterberry / October 7, 2009

10 Activities That Should Be Illegal To Do While Driving

After hearing the appeal of a man who was caught using his mobile phone while driving and fined $350, a German judge is making the argument that this shouldn't be illegal in the first place. In his ruling, Judge Albert Bartz wrote that if it is against the law to use a phone…
By: Catherine Strawn / August 21, 2009

I Love My Cell Phone More Than…

How important is your cell phone in your life? I feel like a lost puppy when mine runs out of batteries or I leave it at my apartment, and I am not alone. A survey conducted by Best Buy indicated that most Americans would rather give up alcohol for a week than hand over their…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 1, 2009

Answer Your Mobile Phone, Your Dress Is Blinking

Maria Sharapova was on hand to unveil a prototype of a dress that lights up when the wearer's cell phone or smartphone rings. The dress was designed by British fashion student Georgie Davies for a school project and partnership with Sony Ericsson aimed at incorporating new technology into fashion. Davies said the dress was designed…
By: Annika Harris / June 18, 2009

MobiGrip Device Leash

If you've ever had to replace a waterlogged cell phone (or two) due to an unplanned dip in the toilet, this handy little invention has your name written all over it! The MobiGrip device leash, a stick-on mini-bungee that loops comfortably around your digits, is the cure to all butter finger-inflicted disasters that leave your…
By: Stylehive / June 16, 2009

Cell Phone Works As An Ultrasound Machine

Washington University engineers have figured out how to turn a smartphone into an ultrasound machine. This cellphone displays data from a USB ultrasound probe, which could allow for increased prenatal care in developing countries as a cell phone and probe are easier to transport and cost less than a regular ultrasound machine. Researchers say we…
By: Annika Harris / May 13, 2009

GPS Is For S-E-X

GPS may prevent married couples from fighting over directions, but it’s also been helping single people mingle. A few new applications have been sticking the P right in GPS! While these programs might not be designed to help you locate your next sexy time, that certainly hasn’t stopped creative users from hitting it…
By: Simcha / March 10, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Psychics, “Twilight,” And Nude Cell Phone Pics

In these unpredictable times, psychics and astrologers say business is going well for them. And speaking of astrologers, read what our Kiki T thinks Barack Obama's sex life is like. [NY Times] Britney Spears is playing a not-so-secret-anymore show in London this weekend. We are soooooo jealous of all you British…
By: Catherine Strawn / November 24, 2008

Text Messaging Ruins Jennifer Aniston’s Love Life Too

The text message: the worst invention to ever happen to dating. Well, it’s at least a close second to the chastity belt. This technological form of “communication” has already left a trail of tears amongst my gal pals. From late night sex solicitation to crazy guys who use the stilted language as a crutch for…
By: Simcha / August 22, 2008

Ringtone Promotes Safe Sex In India

There are many ways to let people know you're into having safe sex. The easiest being to verbalize your needs: "I will not sleep with you unless you use a condom." If you lived in India, you could always let your phone tell people for you. A cell phone ring tone was launched August 8…
By: Catherine Strawn / August 20, 2008

Quickies!: IUDs Don’t Cause Infertility Or Infections

Contrary to popular belief, an IUD doesn't cause infections or infertility. [Daily Bedpost] This voice-activated vibrator is pointless. [Daily Bedpost] A charged cell battery saved a woman's life. [College Candy] It is possible to be allergic to sex. [Tango] Yes, supermodels do age. Find out what these…
By: Annika Harris / August 5, 2008

Just Do It: Deleting A Guy’s Number

I’m a numbers girl. I take pride in my cell’s large phone book as much as I take pride in amassing new Facebook friends, Tumblr followers, and page views. I’m sorry, but in this day and age, the higher the numbers get, the cooler one looks. This creates a problem, however, when there are just…
By: Leonora Epstein / June 25, 2008

We May Own Mobile Phones, But We Still Sit At Home

You'd think cell phones would have freed us up to do whatever we wanted, wherever we wanted since we no longer have to wait at home for the land-line to ring. Well, a study by researchers at Northeastern University found that most cell phone users stay within a 37-mile radius of their home, and almost…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 4, 2008

Dirty, Unwanted Text Messages

The people who work at cell phone stores have a lot of power. They know a lot personal information about you, and they know your number. One employee at a Sprint Nextel store in Dayton, OH, is being sued because he reportedly texted a female customer regarding her looks and requested to have dinner with…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 25, 2008

Cell Phones And Sperm Counts

The Cleveland Clinic found an association between cell phone use and sperm quality in a study of 361 men at its infertility clinic -- the more time a man spent talking on his cell phone, the lower his sperm count (and the greater the percentage of abnormal sperm). But don’t go making assumptions about cell…
By: Catherine Strawn / February 7, 2008
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