iPhone is Not Female Friendly Women Complain

Posted by tekietv on Nov. 11, 2008

The iPhone is far and away the hottest gadget on the market. Apple has sold over 6 million of them since the iPhone launched last year. And with the release of the cheaper and faster iPhone 3G, the company is sure to hit, and surpass, their goal of 10 million sold by the end of the year. But not everyone is happy with the iPhone's advanced touch screen technology... women with long fingernails are having lots of trouble getting the popular device to work for them. The iPhone's touchscreen is designed to respond to the electrical charge emitted by a person's fingertips, and since fingernails do not emit a charge, it becomes difficult for women with long nails to operate the touchscreen. 10.4 million women now use SmartPhones, a number that has more than doubled since last year, making females the fastest growing segment of users of these devices by far. So what can Apple do about their “fingernail problem?” Some consumers have demanded a stylus attachment for the iPhone, but others argue that ...

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