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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – And Gadgets Too

Wondering what gift to buy for your girl friend?

Think twice before buying those diamond rings. Chances are you might get dumped.

Survey by Oxygen Networks (cable TV owned and operated by all-women) found that three out of four prefer an electronic gadget (like Plasma TV/iPod etc. ) to a diamond necklace!

Contrary to the conventional notion of men being technologically superior over the fairer sex, women on an average own 6.6 technology gadgets while men stand marginally ahead at 6.9!

Few interesting tidbits from the report:

  • 4 out of every 5 women felt comfortable using technology with 46 percent doing their own computer trouble-shooting.
  • 86 percent would prefer a new digital video camera to a pair of designer shoes.
  • 77 percent of women surveyed would prefer a new plasma television to a diamond solitaire necklace
  • 56 percent would opt for a new plasma TV over a weekend vacation in Florida.

So what interests these girls?
Six areas of their interest are: digital cameras, cell phones, e-mail, camera phones, text messaging and instant messaging.

Related: Geeky Women Turn Sexy | Internet raises gender gap

Filed Under:women gadgets, geeks


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