Sexual frustration: design experts tackle vibrator UI

People buying technology products have no shortage of opinions about user interface, whether it’s the appeal of faux-wood bookshelves or the utility of home screen widgets. But they’re less willing to speak their minds about other classes of products. Like sex toys, for example. Motherboard takes a look at a handful of companies (like Minna, whose Ola is pictured above) that are trying to reinvent UIs in the adult realm using the same iterative approach found in more traditional startups. But is all of this reconsideration actually producing better products? A representative from sex toy review site Hey Ephiphora writes, “I actually think that, on the whole, cheaper toys tend to have better controls, because the companies aren’t obsessed…

Continue reading…

Read the full article here

Author: Daily Tech Whip

This article is part of our 'News Tiles' service. The site is currently in Beta. When it is fully operational you will be able to search through and arrange the 'Tiles' to display a keyword, product or technology over your chosen time period. For example you would be able to display all of the leading tech articles on the new Kindle Fire, in one spot in real time. You will also have access to our own original reporting and analysis as well as a polished place to post your own thoughts & reviews here, amongst the Daily Tech Whip Community. Please let us know if you have any feedback via the contact form or via Twitter. Don't forget to come back next week and see our full site and claim your name and your own free tech blog.

Share This Post On