The Phones Worth Your Money

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Underpants for Phones Offer Much Needed Protection and Giggles

If your mobile phone is naked, you’re totally behind the fashion curve. Since this spring over a million pure silicone panties were sold in Japan. Silicone may not sound like the most comfortable of lingerie materials but they weren’t your ordinary underwear; they were mini-panties, boxer briefs, special underwear made … » 10/21/13 5:00am 10/21/13 5:00am

iPhone 5S Review: A Great Phone, With a Whole Lot of Buts

The trajectory of the iPhone is, in most ways, the trajectory of Apple over the past decade. Insane ambition, untouchable dominance, the inevitable slowing of momentum. And now, reinvention, sort of. Mostly from iOS 7, partly from the iPhone 5S itself. But underneath it all, it's still just an iPhone. And that's still… » 9/27/13 4:53pm 9/27/13 4:53pm

Apple iPhone 5S: Everything You Need to Know

There's a new iPhone. Well, to be completely accurate there are two new iPhones. But the new iPhone 5S is Apple's flagship phone and it's the best iPhone you can buy. It looks exactly like how the iPhone 5 looked last year but with improved internals and guts that will make everything run even faster. Twice as fast,… » 9/10/13 2:00pm 9/10/13 2:00pm

Heroines Are A Dangerous Drug: Japanese Users Spend Massive Money On…

Namco Bandai's idol simulator is taking the Japanese mobile game market by storm and burning holes in players' pockets.


The Idolmaster game series is well known among Japanese gamers for its cute virtual girls and plethora of costly DLC. Now it seems the mobile phone version of the game, Idolm@ster Cinderella Girls,… » 4/05/12 5:30am 4/05/12 5:30am

Ladies Come for the Comics, Stay for the Pornography

Men aren't the only ones reading adult comics and watching adult videos. (Shocking, I know!) In Japan, there are mature manga and porno flicks for females. Yet, women might feel reluctant to walk into their local convenience store and flip through dirty mags or rent X-rated DVDs at the video store. Good thing there are … » 3/07/12 5:30am 3/07/12 5:30am