The risk of stepping on a rusty nail and contracting tetanus is nothing like the horror of spending a full week without an iPhone.
That's the sentiment of more than 40 percent of iPhone users queried in a national TeleNav survey who say they'd prefer to go shoeless for a week than give up their beloved smartphone. To be fair, the survey respondents were not informed that there is no known app for treating tetanus.
The online survey asked 514 American owners of both smartphones and feature phones a number of probing questions about their relationship with their treasured device.
iPhone owners seemed to have the strongest connection, with 40 percent preferring to give up their toothbrush over their phone, as opposed to only 22 percent of Android owners valuing their phone more than oral hygiene.
Chronic halitosis shouldn't deter an iPhone owner in the romance department though, so long as the target of his or her affection is another iPhone fan. The survey found that 83 percent of iPhone users thought other iPhone users would make the best romantic partners.
To keep that relationship healthy, it's apparently important not to force your partner to choose between you and a phone. … Read more