Hey dudes: Besides cock blocking yourself, playing video games on your smartphones late into the night might also be killing your boners. Sort of.
That’s what a doctor in Taiwan believes according to report in something called the WantChinaTimes. Dr. Wang said he’s been treating men with erectile dysfunction for years, and found a particular recent case interesting.
Millennials may be rubbish at moving out of our parents’ houses, saving for retirement and talking about things that aren’t ourselves, but we’re good at one thing: staring at our smartphones. And by God, you can’t take that away from us.
Case in point, a new poll from computer security company Fortinet proves that white-collar workers ages 21 to 32 don’t give a toss about your arbitrary workplace texting rules, the Washington Times reports.
the ratings game
Nielsen, the leader in collecting television ratings data, is going to start measuring peoples’ viewing on smartphones and tablets. The Wall Street Journal scoops that the company is finally adapting to the times by rolling out the ratings metric long desired by media companies, who rely on the service to measure ad rates
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Phone No No
A battle rages among heterosexual couples, with men and women fighting to prove which gender is the crazy one. Well, we can pack it in now, because a British study has proven that men are the biggest psychos, at least when it comes to perusing their partners’ phones.
Dudes are almost twice as likely as ladies are to comb back texts, photos, DMs and the like, according to the Telegraph. Three fifths of men in the UK admit to having done it, compared to one third of women. Yes, the study applies only to Brits, but the only difference between British and American boyfriends is the Brits will likely apologize for snooping then shuffle off with a tip of the bowler hat.
Here’s yet another piece of evidence to suggest that digital natives who’re barely out of diapers will soon be bossing us all around: KPTV reports that recently, thanks to the miracles of intuitive app design, a toddler barely a year old managed to use her father’s smartphone to order a car on Ebay.
That’ll teach her parents to try to make her take that nap.
advances in technology
It’s an all too common occurrence when millennials hang out at a bar together: we’re constantly on our phones, blatantly ignoring what any of our friends are saying. But there is a solution to you weirdos who are craving eye contact, and its comes in the form of a specially designed glass.
Around the World in a Flash
Oh good, another opportunity for Eric Schmidt to wax poetic about the liberating powers of technology: Bloomberg News reports that after more than 20 years, the U.S. has lifted its ban on sales of electronics like computers and smartphones to regular Iranians.
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Okay, we’ll admit it: a smartphone is almost as good as a boyfriend. Texting is a perfectly fine substitute for talking, a Snapchat of a penis is not that much less exciting than the real thing, and who needs to fall asleep to the comforting sound of your loved one’s snoring when you can drift off to dreamland guided by your favorite chillwave band?
An anonymous person who definitely has no vested interest whatsoever in the success of BlackBerry has purchased 1 million BlackBerries just because he’s really super into the device, okay?
Once upon a time, status-seekers relied on signifiers like nice watches, swanky automobiles and handbags that cost as much as a car. But according to Quartz, times have changed: Now men and women worldwide think it’s their cell phones everyone notices first.
BRB, running to the Apple store.