Sorry You Can't Have Any More Sex Toys Because of This Patent

The dream of teledildonics, or having sex over the internet using remote-controlled sex toys, has been around since the 1990s. Every once in a while, new companies try to perfect the technology, so that you can enhance your sexting with a little something extra. But now the dream is about to die — thanks to patent… » 7/23/15 4:18pm 7/23/15 4:18pm

Teledildonics: The Weird, Wonderful World of Social Sex Toys

Sex toys are great, but they still can't compare to skin-on-skin contact. That may be about to change—kind of—thanks to a new generation of internet-enabled playthings that fall under the awesomely-named umbrella of teledildonics. These toys let long-distance partners "feel" each other in real-time via data-enabled… » 2/07/14 6:01pm 2/07/14 6:01pm

Could I Have a Match? Try Vibrators and Nintendo Wiimotes

Remember when it was cool to joke about how the vibrating Wii remote looked, felt and behaved pretty much like a vibrator? No? Well, too bad, because it turns out that the two were more similar than the light-hearted humor suggested. In fact, both tools of pleasure employ technology built from a patent from the same… » 5/11/08 5:00pm 5/11/08 5:00pm

Technosexual: One Man's Tale of Robot Love

Zoltan is a 33-year-old guy from Georgia. Average height, average looks, and not a rich man. He works in an arcade, where he fixes video games for a living, and still lives with his elderly parents. No wonder he was nervous about asking his slim redheaded girlfriend Alice to marry him. To make things more tense, she… » 3/25/08 11:00am 3/25/08 11:00am

Kiss Phone Opens Up New Frontier of Teledildonic Possibilities

In the mad scramble to invent teledildonics devices, an inventor has created a forerunner of the category with the Kiss Phone. Although we're wondering who would want to be seen in public with this odd-looking phone with its downturned mouth that reminds us of all manner of masturbatory mechanisms, its inventor… » 11/09/07 8:10am 11/09/07 8:10am

Sony PS3 to Battle Wii With VR/3D Game Controller?

Sony's getting desperate to goose the street cred of its slow-selling PS3, digging deep into its idea basket to catch up to the popularity of the Nintendo Wii. Apparently the company's plan of attack is to develop a VR/3-D controller, illustrated in this patent application for a "handheld computer interactive device"… » 4/13/07 10:39am 4/13/07 10:39am

Teledildonics: Virtual Hole and Stick a Small Step, Not Giant Leap

You're probably familiar with teledildonics, which for a long time have seemed to be far off in the future somewhere, but now we bring you the world premiere of the virtual vagina. Crudely named Virtual Hole ($200), this USB device has nine motors that are said to be able to simulate a real mouth, hands and "sensation… » 1/16/07 9:32am 1/16/07 9:32am

The MagMag-Hole For Teledildonic Pleasure

If you're looking for a sexy USB gadget, you can forget that USB Pole Dancer and grab the MagMag-HOLE instead. By combining the MagMag-Hole with the Virtual-STICK, you can have teledildonic USB pleasure no matter where the other party is—be it across the country, across the planet, or even across the Dust Plains of … » 12/26/06 8:10pm 12/26/06 8:10pm

Teledildonics Advanced Again: The Hug Shirt

If absence makes the heart grow fonder, then the Hug Shirt adds a sensual experience to the equation, working with Bluetooth and special HugMe Java software to let you push buttons on your cellphone to hug your significant other miles away. As long as both of you are wearing this shirt that has sensors and actuators… » 12/11/06 11:07am 12/11/06 11:07am

OSIM iGoGo: Wireless Massaging MP3 Player Ushers in Age of Teledildonics

The age of teledildonics draws ever closer with the OSIM iGoGo, a 128MB MP3 player that can communicate wirelessly with two massage units. Distribute these rectangular devices on those spots that get you hot (and/or those of your comely young companion), and turn the music up to 11. It'll get you where you want to go.… » 9/15/06 10:33am 9/15/06 10:33am