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New Twist on SEXTING!10 Percent Using Smartphone During Sex

Posted: October 3rd, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Naked Truth | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on New Twist on SEXTING!10 Percent Using Smartphone During Sex

10 Percent Using Smartphones During SexAccording to a new study by mobile experts JUMIO, 10 percent of Americans have admitted to using their smart-phone while having sex, either to answer a call or send a text, the 2013 Mobile Consumer Habits Study found.

“People view their smartphones as an extension of themselves, taking them everywhere they go — even the most unorthodox places — from the shower to their commute, from the dinner table to the bedroom,” Marc Barach, chief marketer at Jumio said, the company that funded the study for Harris Interactive. The report compiled surveys from 1,102 smartphone users.

The study also noted that a whopping 72 percent of Americans said they were within five feet of their phones at all times, making it proximal even while between the sheets.

Not everyone is happy about the prevalence of tech in traditionally intimate spheres: 12 percent of respondents reported that smartphones were “getting in the way” of their relationship. For the demographic of 18-34 year olds, the number jumps to 20 percent :: Read the full NSFW! article »»»»

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The Future of Publishing

Posted: June 11th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Naked Truth, Read A Book, Standout | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on The Future of Publishing

The Future of Publishing

PART ONE: The behemoth that is AMAZON

The e-book has been called the biggest change to publishing since the printing press, and perhaps its biggest challenge. And although digital publishing is still a relatively small business in Australia, sales of ebooks and digital reading tablets are expected to bust all previous sales records this Christmas.

So does this mean death for the humble hard copy book, will we all be reading only from screens in years to come? It’s a stupefying question that publishers and technorati have been pitching back and forth  for the past 5 years, can paper, print and pixels live together?

Amazon began selling hardcover and paperback books in July 1995, twelve years later in November 2007, Amazon introduced the Kindle ebook reader and promptly began selling ebooks. By July 2010, Amazon ebook sales had surpassed hardcover book sales, and six months later, ebooks overtook paperback books to become the most popular format on Amazon.com. Today, less than four years after introducing ebooks, Amazon.com now sells more ebooks than all print books – hardcover and paperback – combined ::

Read the full article »»»»


UPDATED: Android Police OUT HTC Security Vulnerability

Posted: October 4th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Android, Breaking News, Google, HTC, Kiss My . . ., Michael Courtenay, Naked Truth, Smartphone, Technoid Computer News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on UPDATED: Android Police OUT HTC Security Vulnerability

UPDATE: HTC has admitted to some of its smartphones being vulnerable to an attack that allows a hacker to find out where you are, who you have called and sent text messages to and disable your phone remotely.

“… There is a vulnerability that could potentially be exploited by a malicious third-party application,” the company said in a statement yesterday evening. “So far, we have not learned of any customers being affected in this way and would like to prevent it by making sure all customers are aware of this potential vulnerability.”

HTC said it was working “very diligently to quickly release a security update” that would resolve the issue on affected devices. “Following a short testing period by our carrier partners, the patch will be sent over-the-air to customers, who will be notified to download and install it. We urge all users to install the update promptly.” Read the full article »»»»


Dirty Pictures Pretty Please

Posted: July 28th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Buster Cookson, Favorite New Thought, Kiss My . . ., Naked Truth, Nude, Technoid Love | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Dirty Pictures Pretty Please

WE Want Your Trashy Pix . . .

Garbage, Litter, Trash! Pictures of it that is. We need photos of incidental garbage, trash, litter. The pix will be used in a study of litter.
What we’re looking for: any quality pictures taken by you of curbside litter, trash, garbage, if you want credit for you pix you need to send details.

email pix + country + postcode/zip (where the picture was taken) to info@highpants.com


Dirty Pix Please!!

Posted: July 5th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Digital Camera News, Kiss My . . ., Naked Truth, Nude, Technoid Love | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Dirty Pix Please!!

WE Want Your Trash . . .

Trash, Litter and Garbage! Pictures of it that is. We need photos of incidental garbage. The pix will be used in a study of litter.
What we’re looking for: any quality pictures taken by you of curbside garbage, if you want credit for you pix you need to send details.

email pix + country + postcode/zip (where the picture was taken) to info@highpants.com


Charge Me Up, Andrew Schneider’s Solar Bikini

Posted: June 20th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Naked Truth, Technoid Fashion | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Charge Me Up, Andrew Schneider’s Solar Bikini

Bring on summer, I’m so heading for the beach for a good bronzing. And now I get to spend the Entire day getting that crispy golden brown I crave thanks to New York designer Andrew Schneider.

Schneider has had a genius moment with his Solar Bikini. Capable of charging a smartphone or media player as I lay back and soak up the summer rays. The Solar Bikini is now available for custom order, each bikini sports 40 thin and flexible photovoltaic strips ending at a USB port.

Schneider said that the inspiration for the Solar Bikini came to him while brainstorming ideas for sustainable products at the opening session of an Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University. He mockingly joked that he was going to make a bikini capable of chilling beer at the beach.

Thinking more about the idea, he realized that with the help of modern photovoltaic technology and a Peltier junction, such a product might be technically possible :: Read the full article »»»»


Fits.me: Finally Here For Femmes

Posted: June 16th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Kiss My . . ., Naked Truth, Rareview | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Fits.me: Finally Here For Femmes

When Fits.me was introduced by www.hawesandcurtis.com for men last year, sales to new customers increased by almost 60 percent, and sales to international customers doubled, while returns also decreased to just 3 percent. Finally – what were they thinking – it’s available for women too. The first female FitBot mannequins took a little longer to implement than the male versions – which were introduced way back in May 2010 –  mainly because of the diversity of shapes and sizes of the female body. Geez I knew we were complicated, making a girl wait a year is a bit much though!?

Fits.me is an online fiiting room where you simply enter your sizing stats and a virtual mannequin models what various sizes will look on your torso. Among a host of advantages, the virtual fitting room solves the single biggest problem for online fashion retail – a lack of a fitting rooms.

“Using proprietary FitBot technology, robots can conform to over 85 percent of the female individuals that shop online today,” according to Dr. Maarja Kruusmaa, professor of biorobotics at Tallinn Technical University and co-developer of the Fits.me technology.

The interface isn’t as wizbang as you might think, infact it’s rather bland. It also seems to be aimed squarely at boys, with only 1 style for girls and 3 for boys – surely thats backward? Trying it out – those are my stats.I can’t help but feel a little underwhelmed at what I ended up looking like, I’d never wear a shirt so plain, nor would I ever wear purple! AND my breasts are seriously not that small!! Don’t even get me started on that hair. Perhaps I’m just not 1 of the 85 percent?

I can’t help but feel a little underwhelmed at what I ended up looking like, I’d never wear a shirt so plain, nor would I ever wear purple! AND my breasts are seriously not that small!! Don’t even get me started on that hair. Perhaps I’m just not 1 of the 85 percent?

“By entering a few measurements into the Fits.me model, customers can visualize how different sizes of garments complement their unique shape. Fits.me has already collected information from well over 100,000 male end users, and the data confirms what many intrinsically observe; over half of the customers chose a size that is different than the traditional size chart would recommend,” says Dr. Kruusmaa.