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Please stop leaving Apple AirPods in while having sex, people

By CNET

A survey says some smooth operators are rocking out with their wireless headphones in. Can you hear me nowRead full story

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  • Heidi Hornick
    Heidi HornickJournalist at The View from Over The Road

    It used to be that people would watch The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson while having sex. The more things change, the more they stay the same except with a different set of electronics.

  • Polly Rodriguez
    Polly RodriguezproCEO & Co-Founder at Unbound

    17% of Air Pod owners are leaving them in during sex which is an uptick from the 10% who check their phone during sex. Lol human connection? what did you say? I couldn't hear you. I have my air pods in.

  • In a similar study, only 17% of Apple AirPods owners realize how ridiculous they look while wearing AirPods.

  • Sumeet Shah
    Sumeet ShahBacking brands at Swiftarc Ventures

    Nothing these days ever surprises me anymore, to be honest...

  • Christina Ott
    Christina Ott

    This is one of the most disturbing things that I've heard in awhile. I hope that I would have my man put in air pods while we are making love, God help him....LOL

  • I definitely saw this episode of Black Mirror, I just forget which season.

  • Anthony Duignan-Cabrera
    Anthony Duignan-CabreraCEO at ADC Strategy

    It must be weird if the twosome (or more) are listening to wildly different musical choices during coitus. Why not just do it in a bouncy house, too, while you're at it.

  • Weiyee IN
    Weiyee INChief Strategy Officer

    Perhaps I'm just an old and jaded baby boomer who suspects surveys like this, but it seems to be just engineered selective data analysis just to create additional interest in apple airpods. A slightly more complicated version of clickbait, data and analytics bait.

  • Looking forward to reading a comment on here from one of those people!

  • Katharine Harrison
    Katharine Harrison

    Yes but are they having a conversation with someone else? That’s what I want to know

  • Yosuke Tanimoto
    Yosuke TanimotoR&D at A Japanese Chemical Company

    It is funny, though I know I shouldn't laugh it.

  • Stay tuned for the startup that promises to synchronize the beats between the two audio streams.

  • Alex Cezar
    Alex CezarInformation Security/Cloud Professional

    Are they possibly hearing mantra to keep themselves concentrated? You know, they could be trying to avoid the temptation to pick up the phone and check the last email during sex....

    Or is email just old people stuff these days?

  • Spiro Pappadopoulos
    Spiro PappadopoulosCEO at Schlow Restaurant Group

    So many inappropriate things to add. So... Yeah next.

  • Dilip John
    Dilip JohnOwner at Apple's Heart Corporation

    Wow, putting up another wall seems like self absorption or aka self involved BS

  • J Willow
    J WillowMs.

    I wonder how many people just left them in just trying not to spoil the mood? Still a bit weird.

  • P K
    P K

    This is deeply saddening and heart breaking in terms of where our society is heading. Technology is failing to help humans in letting them truly connecting emotionally, mentally and spiritually. In world so broken where we can't understand what others express because honestly speaking showing empathy & understanding emotions doesn't come easy. At the same time sex is a need. So, technology has made it easier to escape from learning ourselves about human expression and what's called being intimate

    This is deeply saddening and heart breaking in terms of where our society is heading. Technology is failing to help humans in letting them truly connecting emotionally, mentally and spiritually. In world so broken where we can't understand what others express because honestly speaking showing empathy & understanding emotions doesn't come easy. At the same time sex is a need. So, technology has made it easier to escape from learning ourselves about human expression and what's called being intimate emotionally & mentally, and not just physically. I have had friends who dated guys who would watch TV or listen to podcasts etc right after sex than to talk/care/ask or just being with them. Ofcouse such people, however cool or nerdy they might be, if lacked the ability to form a strong connection or couldn't show the respect, love & maturity for being in a relationship, didn't get to be with my such deserving, empathetic & focused gfs. But what is alarming is- where is our society heading, is this a new norm, who is affected more in the relationship, what's next after Airpods?

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