OK, we forgive you if dropping by STG was just too much to handle for you last week. We know you’ll do better this week.
To make sure you don’t look silly at the virtual watercooler, we’ve rounded up the best stories on STG from the last seven days. A sextech roundup, if you will.
Be aware, as always, that some of the links (and the site in general) covers adult topics that aren’t suitable for minors, and probably shouldn’t be viewed at work.
First up, the EU wants a legal framework laid out for robots put to work, and a backup plan in place for how to replace the hole in social security if the world’s workforce becomes electronic. Paying your sex robots taxes probably isn’t on the cards just yet though.
Your first time? *Deals*
If you’ve not delved into the world of teledildonics, there’s no better time, as Kiiroo is currently offering 20 percent off a whole range of different products for men, women and couples.
Seriously, if you’re in a long-distance relationship, you should check these out right now.
This deal does end June 30 though, so don’t hang around.
Data-free cam shows
T-Mobile’s Binge On and ‘Uncarrier’ plans have been shaking up the telecoms industry in the US for some time, and the company is one of the few to welcome adult businesses that can meet its technical requirements.
That means that Binge On subscribers can now access Streamate’s network without using any data at all.
VR porn is a surging in popularity and only set to continue, but is VirtualRealPorn’s intimate repository worth handing over cash for?
Read our full VirtualRealPorn review to find out.
The Netflix effect
While you might have thought the return of a popular series like Orange is the New Black would reduce the number of searches on Pornhub, as people are busy binge watching the whole season, but it turns out that’s not the case.
In fact, there was a surge in related search terms, including one that increased by 475 percent.
Kink.com finally did away with its two-dozen individual subscriptions last month, replacing them all with a single monthly fee.
Will it drive sign-ups? Time will tell.
You can help
The battle against sex trafficking is a never-ending one, but there’s a new app for iOS and Android that lets you help with virtually no effort required on your part at all.
Effortless altruism. Who can resist that?
Change your attitude
India is a country with 1.3 billion people. It’s also a country where the vague laws around sextech and other toys has created misinformation and myths.
Will companies based in India be able to change attitudes and regulations enough to allow sextech to succeed there?
We spoke with one company trying to do just that.