Posts tagged "technology"

Online Female Sex Addiction: A Problem Largely Underdiagnosed

Women are a lot less likely to come forward with their sex addictions because of stigma, and will often be misdiagnosed as merely “craving validation,” rather than having a full-blown…

Bronwyn Isaac | November 20, 2015 - 9:30 am

ISIS Now Has A 24-hour Online Help Desk

As ISIS grows and members become more decentralized, their reliance on efficient web communication also grows.

Bronwyn Isaac | November 18, 2015 - 5:30 pm

The Breakup Shop Will Do The Dumping So You Don’t Have To

Throw money at the problem, as the old saying goes, and pay someone else to break up with your BF/GF for you – it’s a neat way to skirt responsibility and adulthood!

Megan Reynolds | November 12, 2015 - 6:20 pm

First, There Was Lulu: What Peeple Has Yet To Learn About The Business Of Reviewing Human Beings

As we were all losing our minds over the yet-to-be-released Peeple app, the makers of Lulu had to be feeling at least a little bit of déjà vu. After all, the business…

Lauren Vinopal | October 5, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Apple Unveils Phones, TV Update, Bigger iPad

Apple is unveiling its new toys in San Francisco today, including the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6S Plus, a bigger iPad, and an update to Apple TV:

Phones: The…

Newser | September 9, 2015 - 5:45 pm

Porn App Took Secret Photos Of Users, Demanded Ransom

Not cool. Not cool at all.

Robyn Pennacchia | September 8, 2015 - 1:00 pm

6 Sexy/Utterly Confusing Cell Phone Accessories

Do you ever look at your smartphone and think “It’s great that I can call people on this, send text messages and access the internet — but it’s not doing a

Robyn Pennacchia | September 4, 2015 - 2:00 pm

The “Bartesian” Is Like A Keurig, But For Booze

I started out making fun of the Bartesian. Surprise! I ended up Kickstarting it.

Jenn Frank | June 19, 2015 - 9:30 am

Dreaded iPhone Texting Bubbles Mystery Solved

We’ve all been there: You’re in the middle of sending a text to this new guy you’re talking to when someone calls, or you’re replying back to a message from your…

College Candy | April 16, 2015 - 2:45 pm

This Playlist App Might Be The Cure For The Common Party Douche

You know that moment in college when you’d be hosting a great party, and just as you were starting to feel smug about planning such a great night, some douchebag with a guitar turned…

Claire Hannum | March 12, 2015 - 1:31 pm

I Tried The “Bored And Brilliant” Project And Learned Just How Badly I “Need” My Phone

A few weeks ago, I tried out WNYC’s “Bored and Brilliant” project, a challenge that encouraged participants to step away from their phones and see what kinds of creative thoughts come up when we allow our minds…

Claire Hannum | February 24, 2015 - 3:00 pm

This App Will (Maybe) Make You Love Yourself

If you’re a believer in affirmations, or considering dipping your pinky toe into attempting them, an app has arrived to help you get started. 30 Days Self Love aims to empower users to…

Claire Hannum | February 20, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Here’s Your Daily Inspiration To Put Away Your Damn Phone

Photographer Eric Smith captured this photo in Redondo Beach, California, of a dude so engrossed in his phone that he missed a humpback whale and her calf breaching right next…

Claire Hannum | February 6, 2015 - 10:30 am

Break Free Of Your Phone Addiction With WNYC’s “Bored And Brilliant” Project

Most of us suffer from some form or another of smartphone addiction, and we have a tendency to whip out our phones anytime we’re alone with our thoughts or find ourselves…

Claire Hannum | January 31, 2015 - 11:00 am

Woman Fakes Her Own Death To Get Out Of A Bad Date

Remember that episode of “Sex and the City” when Miranda’s date dies on her? Apparently, Ann Gray saw that one too, and decided to fabricate something similar to dodge her…

Claire Hannum | January 22, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Coming Soon: A Mood Ring That Actually Works!

For those of us who made it past middle school without ceasing to be mystified by the magical powers of mood rings (ahem, me), good news: a Finnish startup is…

Claire Hannum | November 24, 2014 - 2:30 pm

5 Technological Breakthroughs That Will Change The Way Men & Women Interact

Many of society’s roles and traditions that govern the male/female relationship have their roots in a single biological imperative: to procreate. We long understood that in order to keep our…

Tiffanie Drayton | October 21, 2014 - 11:00 am

Someone Got Google Glass Addiction And Had Real Withdrawal Symptoms

I was completely prepared to laugh at the idea that someone became genuinely addicted to Google Glass, but then I found out that the guy was being treated for alcohol…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 15, 2014 - 1:30 pm

I’m So Tired Of This Sentimental BS About How Social Media Is Bad For Us

Are you buggin’, Prince Ea? Yes. You are buggin’. Social media is not that bad. I am seriously about to headdesk over here over the critiques this video for “Can…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 12, 2014 - 11:00 am

This Smart Yoga Mat Can Talk To You And Adjust Your Poses

An Indiegogo campaign has launched to finance SmartMat, a yoga mat that talks to you and corrects your posture. It looks like your average yoga mat, but it’s equipped with…

Claire Hannum | October 2, 2014 - 4:30 pm
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