Posts tagged "technology"

Ashton Kutcher Thinks Fashion Will Have High-Tech Smarts Soon

“I think the big next wave will be wearable technologies. Your phone will be your true PC, and these technologies will act as your mouse and keyboard. You’ll have a…

Julie Gerstein | August 20, 2011 - 5:00 pm

70 Percent Of Women Would Give Up Sex Rather Than Their Cellphone

Which would you rather give up—sex or your cellphone? A recent study by TeleNav found that a surprising number of people—a third of all those that they surveyed—would choose to…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | August 11, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Penelope Trunk Says Startups Shouldn’t Hire Women Because We’re Too Emotional

Technology startups should not hire women because their crying jags and fit-throwing at the office is too much of a distraction, according to Brazen Careerist and business writer Penelope Trunk,…

Jessica Wakeman | August 8, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Found: The Grossest iPhone Case Ever

Well, you’ll always be able to find your phone in your purse, right? [Buzzfeed] …

Jessica Wakeman | August 7, 2011 - 1:30 pm

#ReasonsToBeatYourGirlfriend Trended This Weekend On Twitter

My love/hate relationship with Twitter grew ever-so-slightly more complicated this weekend when the hashtag #ReasonsToBeatYourGirlfriend trended on Sunday. (For the Twitter-uninitiated, a hashtag is a word or phrase prefaced by…

Jessica Wakeman | August 1, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Announce Your Pregnancy On Facebook: Site Adds “I’m Expecting” Option

Facebook’s new “I’m expecting” option is the new way to tell all 613 of your closest friends that you are pregnant. In the “Family” section, users now have the option…

Jessica Wakeman | August 1, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Crap You Don’t Need: Jelly Belly Scented iPhone Case

Something new to file under “Crap You Don’t Need”: techies can now choose what their smartphone will smell like. ESI Cases is selling five new cases, each scented like a…

Jessica Wakeman | June 25, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Smell-O-Vision, Coming Soon

Smell-o-vision sounds like something that could only happen in the year 2030, but it could actually be a reality … pretty soon. Samsung has commissioned researched at UCSD to make…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | June 25, 2011 - 10:00 am

YWCA’s “Safety Siren” iPhone App Sends An S.O.S. Message For Help On A Sketchy Date

Ten years ago, when I was 17, I got into a car with a young guy I barely knew who was a customer at my job. We drove deep into…

Jessica Wakeman | May 20, 2011 - 6:00 pm

What Exactly Is A Cloud Girlfriend?

Need a fake girlfriend? Have no fear—a company called Cloud Girlfriend is here to bring you one. All you have to do is tell them a bit about what your…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 30, 2011 - 10:20 am

Congratulations … It’s An iPhone!

 

Now you can give birth to a fully-charged iPhone with this umbilical cord charger. I don’t know if I’m ready for this kind of responsibility. But then…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 23, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Video Games And Kissing—Better When Combined?

Here’s a suggestion for getting more makeout time with your significant other—make smooching part of video game! Hye Yeon Nam has created the Kissing Controller, a headset…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | February 22, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Cutesy Pink Infographic Patronizes Women In Tech (Yet Again)

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“Infographics” are the big buzzwords on blogs. They’re funny! They’re brightly colored! They go viral! Even when they go viral for the wrong…

Jessica Wakeman | January 21, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Don’t Even Try To Call Johnny Depp

“We have Internet and stuff like that because I think that’s the safest form, well, most interesting form of communication. I just don’t like phones. I just don’t like them…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | December 8, 2010 - 3:10 pm

First Google, Now Tumblr Also Aids Fashion Game

While Google was feting its new shopping website (Boutiques.com) with acrobats and celebs like Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Tumblr was playing host to a fashion launch. “Of a Kind” is…

Leonora Epstein | November 18, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Yeah, But Can Your Dress Do This?

After seeing this video, you might think twice the next time you refer to something in your closet as “fancy.” Because compared to this “fluid dress,” your clothes are…

Leonora Epstein | November 18, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Big In Japan: A Pop Star That’s A Hologram

Real rock stars are so over! Check this totally rad Japanese hologram/singing superstar Hatsune Miku. Developed in 2007, using Yamaha’s vocalizing synth, Crypton Future Media (the company with the…

Simcha | November 11, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Daria: The New Voice Of Your GPS

Sick of your GPS sounding like an uptight British woman or a sex kitten who wants to give you a beej? Well, now you can have the smuggest bitch of…

Simcha | November 11, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Monogrammed iPhone Wallpaper? That’s A Preppy Move I Can Do

Somehow I grew up in the preppiest place in the world and still managed to never have one of those monogrammed L.L. Bean tote bags that inform the world your…

Jessica Wakeman | November 1, 2010 - 3:50 pm

Do You Believe In A Birthday Greeting Hierarchy?

Way back in the stone age when I was a kid, there were only a handful of popular ways you could wish someone a happy birthday. There was the face-to-face…

Wendy Atterberry | October 27, 2010 - 1:30 pm
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