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Cat Proves The iPhone 5s Fingerprint Sensor Also Works For Pawprints

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Watch this cat unlock an iPhone 5s!

That fancy shmancy new sensor on the iPhone 5s that allows you to unlock your phone with a quick scan of your fingerprint? Turns out it also works for pets! TechCrunch tested the technology on a cat’s paw, and while it took a few attempts, sure enough, the phone was able to identify the cat’s unique paw print. When other cats’ paws were scanned, the sensor could tell they were impostors and refused to unlock. What does this mean? Well, Apple’s fingerprint technology is even more impressive than we all thought, and you can finally get your cat its own iPhone and not have to worry about other cats stealing it. No matter what species you are, that shit is secure. [TechCrunch]

Totally Coveted: Tights, Tall Chests & Consort Skirts

Totally Coveted: Tights, Tall Chests & Consort Skirts

This is Totally Coveted, our new whenever series documenting all the super ridiculous crap we want but (probably, most certainly) are too sensible to buy. Hey, a girl can dream — about $1,200 shoes — can’t she? Take a peek at what we’re coveting, and then tell us what you’re lusting after in the comments.  Keep reading »

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Maintain Your Smartphone’s Modesty With A Pair Of Silicone Panties

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Apparently, Japanese teens are going hogwild for smartphone-sized panties, or pantsu. The miniature undies are touted as a way to protect your phone’s home button, but they also make your phone pretty much impossible to operate until they’re removed (sexy!). Pantsu come in a variety of styles –including little boxer briefs! — and are currently for sale in Japanese vending machines (Japan, never change). After looking at this picture for too long, I have to admit I totally want a pair of the strawberry ones. It’s really the least I could do for my sad, cracked phone. [Oddity Central]

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Woman Pays $1,200 For New iPhones, Gets Fruit Instead

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Pro-tip: If you are spending hundreds or thousands of dollars to purchase something from a stranger, it’s wise to check and make sure you’re actually getting what you’ve bought. Case in point, a naive 21-year-old woman living in the suburbs of Brisbane, Australia, who searched around on a Craigslist-y site called Gumtree for a new iPhone. A fellow Gumtree-er got back to her and said that she actually had two Apple (crucial fact) iPhones she was willing to part with for $1,200 Australian bucks. The two met at a local McDonald’s and exchanged cash for the phones. Only …

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“Leftover Swap” App Lets You Share Your Cold Pizza With Strangers

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Imagine opening your fridge to find a couple boxes of chow mein from last night, but not much else (you probably don’t have to try too hard to conjure up this scenario, huh?). The only problem is you don’t feel like chow mein, so you snap a quick photo of last night’s noodles, post it to a new app called Leftover Swap, and start scrolling through other local leftover offerings to see if anyone might have some pizza or a sandwich to trade. Are you grossed out or intrigued? Either way, you’re not alone. “It’s obviously not for everybody,” Leftover Swap co-founder Dan Newman told NPR. “But for as many people who seemingly have a problem with it, there’s people who love the idea.” Keep reading »

The Unsung Benefits Of A Cracked Cellphone Screen

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When I spent a ridiculous amount of money on a brand new smartphone, I knew it was only a matter of time until I broke it, and sure enough, two weeks after I got it, I was touring a house my best friend was considering renting, and dropped my phone while attempting to take a photo of the view from the deck. The screen was shattered, but miraculously the phone still worked perfectly. I couldn’t afford to replace it right away, so I’ve been making do with a cracked cellphone screen ever since. The first couple days–when sending a simple text would coat my fingertips in bits of glass–were a bit rough, but after that, I’ve actually come to realize there are some unsung benefits of a cracked cellphone screen. Here are five of them… Keep reading »

Want: An iPhone Case To Match Your Manicure

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This is the coolest iPhone case I’ve seen in forever. And the best part? At only $15, it’s cheaper than a real bottle of Chanel nail polish. [The Custom Art]

Is That A Banana On Your Ear Or Are You Just Happy To Talk To Me?

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I’m always looking for new ways to get motivated to talk on the phone. I absolutely dread answering and returning phone calls. But I do love bananas. This radiation-proof iPhone handset is sure to put the fun back in phone time. Or, if nothing else, it should inspire some situational comedy when seen walking down the street asking a banana, “How are you today?” [$21.99, Amazon via Outblush]

The Purr-fect iPhone Stand

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I can’t be the only Mac addict whose iPhone gets lost over the course of the day somewhere underneath the mail, lip balms, and napkins in my purse. How am I supposed to respond to my What’s App? messages within 12 seconds of receiving them if I can’t find my phone?! Rest assured, because there’s an adorable kittycat iPhone stand from ModCloth to help. Now I can vie for the title of office cat lady and see my phone at all times. [$17.99, ModCloth]

This Edible iPhone Case Might Save Your Life (But Probably Not)

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Sure, your plastic iPhone case might look stylish and keep your phone safe from cracks and scratches, but it has one major design flaw: you can’t eat it. That’s where the Senbei Survival iPhone Case comes in. Designed and developed by a Japanese baker, the survival case is made of rice and salt, and doubles as a nutritious treat in the event that you become trapped somewhere and find yourself slowly starving to death. Sounds like a sweet deal, right? The only problem is the rice cracker phone case is so fragile, its chances of making it through your morning commute–let alone a natural disaster–are slim to none. The product website explains the likelihood of the case breaking is 89% if you put it in your pocket, 50% if you try to turn up the volume on your phone, 18% if you use the touchscreen, oh, and one more thing: there’s a 9% chance it will break in the box while being delivered to your house. Still, it seems that people are willing to overlook these minor issues for a chance to munch on their iPhone cases: the phone has already sold out at select retailers. [Daily Mail]

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