Posts tagged "computers"

New Fave Tumblr: White Men Wearing Google Glass

Have you seen Google Glass yet? It’s the impossibly expensive ($1,500) new toy Google recently unleashed. What it is: An attachment one affixes to your eyeglasses that allows you to snap photos and record video with the blink of an eye. A sort of creepy, futuristic “Jetsons”-type gadget, Google Glass is basically like affixing a…

Julie Gerstein / May 2, 2013

Want To Start A Fight? Spend More Time On The Computer

Is your computer affecting your relationship? According to a survey conducted by, probably.
Dating in this tech-obsessed era isn’t easy, but now that just about everyone has a computer, is hooked on a social networking site or two and has an email account they’re constantly checking, it has become even more frustrating.
In fact, according / February 20, 2013

My Comprehensive History Of Laptops Past And Present

I cannot say for certain how many laptops I have owned, I just know that it has been many. From my first clunky Toshiba to the 15″ MacBook Pro I purchased yesterday at the multilingual shitshow that is the Grand Central Apple Store (spotted: several separate incidents of international tourists FaceTiming on their own iPad…

Rachel Krause / February 15, 2013

Amazing Female Tech Prodigy Passes Away At 16

One of the tech world’s youngest and most impressive female leaders passed away this week, following complications from an epileptic seizure. Arfa Karim was just 16 years old, but had already served as a Microsoft certified professional for seven years, which means she was programming and developing computers. The Pakistani teen was the youngest perso…

Julie Gerstein / January 17, 2012

A Boobtastic Computing Tool

Ever leave the office and then realize, Oh dang! I forgot to send out that last, very important TPS report!? Now there’s a bra that’ll help you get the job done! This handy — and not at all uncomfortable — Keyboard Bra allows you to type and show off your, uh, assets to the company…

Julie Gerstein / May 10, 2011

Computer Kama Sutra

Oh my. I’m blushing. I’ll admit I’ve found myself in all of the these intimate positions with my beloved laptop. And I wonder why I’m single. [The Gloss]…

Ami Angelowicz / January 30, 2011

Today’s Lady News: “The Social Network” Stars Facebook Geniuses, Trophy Girlfriends

Women in “The Social Network” (i.e., the Facebook movie) are not computer programmers, silly! They are just trophy girlfriends. In real life, however, Mark Zuckerberg’s right-hand man is a … woman. Or maybe that’s the “fiction” part? []
A 20-something male-to-female transsexual in Hong Kong has lost a court battle to marry her boyfriend.

Jessica Wakeman / October 5, 2010

It’s A Cool Dress Made From Computer Wires, But Can You Wear It?

This dress, made from old computer wires, is by designer Tina Sparkles for the Keep Austin Beautiful Recycled Fashion Show. The “Project Runway” enthusiast in me thinks it looks awesome. But the practical side of me thinks constructing clothing that’s unwearable in the real world from repurposed “e-waste” isn’t really that green, considering how you…

Jessica Wakeman / September 5, 2010

Cameron Diaz Is Spreading A Ton Of Viruses

Can you believe it? The “Jersey Shore” boys are not the celebs responsible for spreading the most viruses. That distinction actually goes to Cameron Diaz, Julia Roberts and Jessica Biel.

We are talking about computer viruses, of course.

Jessica Wakeman / August 19, 2010

Threadless And Dell Team Up To Make Crazy Cool Computers

Threadless, the Chicago-based brand that’s gained a cult following for their crowd-sourced graphic tees, is teaming up with Dell computers to produce a line of laptops featuring Threadless designs. The company has more than 80,000 designs in their archives with new ones submitted by the dozens daily. The initial run will feature 11 different desig…

Lily Q / July 8, 2010

Creepy Or Cool? A Human Thumb-Shaped USB Drive

Today in randomness on check out this human thumb-shaped USB drive. The gadget is made from flesh-tinted urethane and based on a rubber cast of the creator’s own thumb. Um, ew? Anyone else think a human thumb coming out of your laptop is a bit too Salvador Dali-ish for real life? []…

Jessica Wakeman / June 29, 2010

Modern Kama Sutra Gets His Drive Hard

So … is this where an addiction to online porn goes too far? []…

Leonora Epstein / November 4, 2009

Buy An Ultra Chic Laptop For A Good Cause

The Dell Design Studio has just issued Product Red, a new line of laptop covers created by cool artists where part of the proceeds go to the Global Fund to help combat and eliminate AIDS in Africa. Photographer Ben Grieme created a series of beautiful ombre color gradations (like the one above), Klaus Haapaniemi designed…

Erin Flaherty / October 2, 2009

Dell’s Della: A Computer For Women

Dell recently unveiled the Della, a small, lightweight laptop made for chicks. Basically, it’s the same as any other laptop, except the Della comes in a variety of pastel colors and styles and has a bunch of cutesy accessories to go with it. Like, oh mi gawd! Why do companies market products to women by…

Nikki Dowling / May 15, 2009

Top 10 Facebook Relationship Etiquette Rules

Facebook, like nuclear technology, is a tool that can be used for good as well as evil. And there are clearly some people who lack the ability (or desire) to use either responsibly. One of my all-time favorite Facebook stories involved a recent college graduate backtracking it to the old Alma Mater (it wasn’t Tucker… / January 19, 2009

Why Facebook Has No Heart

Six months after putting up a Facebook profile, I’m utterly bored. I’ve said it. I’m sure I’ll be assaulted by the Facebook cultists, but it’s true. / January 8, 2009

Vivienne Tam Creates Stylish Laptop For Women

The unlikely team of Hewlett-Packard and fashion designer Vivienne Tam have conspired to create what may be the chicest ever laptop for tech-savvy fashionistas. A demo of the portable computer that looks like a clutch debuted at this year’s New York Fashion Week on the Tam catwalk. If you didn’t know, you’d think it wa…

Susannah Breslin / October 31, 2008

Slideshow: Laptop Bags

These days, my laptop is my boyfriend. We eat meals, watch movies, and spend lots of time in bed together. I’ve even taken to sleeping next to him so that when I wake up after a bad dream, he’s there to comfort me with funny YouTube clips and pictures of pretty shoes. It’s probably time…

Leonora Epstein / October 25, 2008

5 Ways To Seek Digital Revenge On An Ex

When a breakup goes bad (when don’t they?), it’s natural to feel angry. There are the obvious ways to express that emotion–egging his car, throwing his belongings out a window, changing your locks. Or, you could take a more subtle and modern approach through technology. Sure, the following tactics might not be entirely legal, but…

Leonora Epstein / September 26, 2008