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iPhone 4? Just another glowing rectangle!

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As another desirable iPhone comes, and then passes me by, out of reach, I need cheering up. And right on cue, The Onion is on the button.

One for all gadget lovers, and not just those who don’t posses a Super AMOLED or 960-by-640 backlit LCD display, check out its news report – 90% Of Waking Hours Spent Staring At Glowing Rectangles

It begins:

A new report published this week by researchers at Stanford University suggests that Americans spend the vast majority of each day staring at, interacting with, and deriving satisfaction from glowing rectangles.

According to the report, staring blankly at luminescent rectangles is an increasingly central part of modern life. At work, special information rectangles help men and women silently complete any number of business-related tasks, while entertainment rectangles – larger and louder and often placed inside the home – allow Americans to enter a relaxing trance-like state after a long day of rectangle-gazing.

Excellent. Read the full report >>

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