07/04/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

iPhone: Women, Fat People Feel Alienated

Only one-third of Apple iPhone buyers are women. This is an improvement over the old ratio--one-fourth--but it's still nothing to be proud of. Why are women avoiding the device? Because it's hard to use with long fingernails. DailyTech:

Erica Watson-Currie of Newport Beach, Calif., a consultant and lecturer, is among the women up in arms that the iPhone won't respond to their long fingernails. She states, "Considering ergonomics and user studies indicating men and women use their fingers and nails differently, why does Apple persist in this misogyny?"

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