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This San Francisco startup got kicked off Kickstarter for trying to crowdfund a vibrator — now the company makes luxury sex toys and is de-stigmatizing sexual pleasure in the process

Crave is a San Francisco-based startup that’s manufacturing tech-savvy luxury sex toys, which are quiet, discreet, and equipped with USB rechargeability. Crave’s first product was submitted to Kickstarter in 2012, but was ultimately kicked off the platform because it was a vibrator. The company was founded by Ti Chang and […]
This San Francisco startup got kicked off Kickstarter for trying to crowdfund a vibrator — now the company makes luxury sex toys and is de-stigmatizing sexual pleasure in the process
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Apple’s ‘white ring’ problem reflects a surprising lapse in quality control, but industrial design experts say it shouldn’t be too hard to fix

The “white ring” problem that affects Apple HomePods placed on certain kinds of wood furniture is an embarrassing snafu for a company that prides itself on attention to detail. Although the problem relates to the interaction between silicone and wood and does not appear to be Apple-specific, some industrial design […]
Apple’s ‘white ring’ problem reflects a surprising lapse in quality control, but industrial design experts say it shouldn’t be too hard to fix