Having to squint? Definitely the wrinkles that you need to worry about, not seeing an optician.
Those of you who feel in need of a further bit of evidence that western society is going to frikkin' hell in a handcart are directed to the shock revelation that "young women are developing premature wrinkles from staring at their smartphones all day". That's according to Botoxmonger to the rich and famous, Dr Jean-Louis …
London beauty therapist Nichola Joss .. said: "I've noticed a huge difference over the past 18 months in my clients' faces ..."
That wouldn't be the same 18 months which have seen a huge economic downturn would it? A downturn which has lead to more stress and longer working hours? Are these not factors which would lead to less radiant looking individuals?
I'm sure there's a saying about correlation vs causation, but that Google search box is all the way up at the top of my screen....
The mantra in the title above is the battle cry of every cosmetic/(company)(surgeon)(outlet) and fashion maven.
So they're constantly finding new ways to tear down confidence/self esteem in their potential customer base via ads and releases like this, to keep the sheep flocking in to buy the wares that are advertised to alleviate the loss.
OK. I'm finished ranting now.
The new App, still being developed, uses a special algorithm derived from Picassa, that softens the focus of the camera and reduces the tonal range so that dark areas in lines, usually representing a wrinkle, are reduced or eliminated.
Another feature will enable hair tones to remain the same thereby allowing the elimination of grey hair.
So it is not just us over 50s hating the available smart phones.
Please give us phones we can use without putting on our reading glasses. That is, high contrast low glare keys with maximum font size for the key, and the biggest screens that will fit on the device.
So long as it will fit in a breast pocket, the device is not too big.
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