“Women and Gadgets” in xoJane

I wrote an article for xoJane about women and gadgets:

Men’s magazines are filled with advertisements about the latest tech, whereas women’s magazines tend to focus on shoes. But the fact of the matter is, more women buy and use gadgets than men.

Gadgets are defined by their novelty -โ€“ they’re indulgences. While they ostensibly serve a useful function, they can easily be done without. The function they perform can be done manually, or you can get by with something less flashy and considerably cheaper. But the convenience factor โ€“- as well as the cool factor -โ€“ tends to outweigh practicality.

Read the rest here: “Women and Gadgets.”

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Nico is a freelance writer, editor, and poet in Toronto, Canada. Nico tweets as @plutopsyche.