Similar to the Eva, the flagship We-Vibe Sync is designed to be worn during sex, with one end inserted into the vagina and the other resting against the clitoris. The journey of the devices to the cultural mainstream is a surprisingly stimulating one. It turns out I was wrong," she says. But how did these once-taboo toys become so socially acceptable? Dame's Fine, meanwhile, suggests that when it comes to sex, investors and analysts are more comfortable talking than they are walking. The suit was filed after two hackers demonstrated during a conference that it was possible to access the vibrator and take control of it remotely, opening up the possibility for data theft, as well as the more alarming prospect of remote sexual assault. Fine notes that her customers are primarily heterosexual couples, and that there's a certain extent to which the design, although ostensibly for her pleasure, also helps the male partner: More women are designing products for women. After all, "If we are going to acknowledge that women are sexual, then we need to also acknowledge that men are emotional. Lieberman's history is populated by vivid and fascinating characters, including Ted Marche, an entrepreneurial ventriloquist and dildo maker; Duane Coleglazier, the gay ice cream truck driver who founded the first boutique sex-toy store; Dell Williams, ex-communist advertising maven who created the feminist sex toy store; Betty Dodson, whose workshops helped s women discover vibrators; and Gosnell Duncan, a paraplegic engineer who invented the silicone dildo. Both educational and titillating, Buzz will make readers think quite differently about those secret items hiding in bedside drawers across the nation. As assistant curator with Make Love Not Porn, a New York social network that publishes racy videos online, Martinez analyzes hundreds of couplings and decides whether they meet the company's rigorous standards of "real world sex. In Buzz, Hallie Lieberman provides a riveting history that tells the story of sex toys from ancient phalluses to 21st century vibrating rabbits. All of this has led to a really important development, she says: And these personal dramas are all set against a backdrop of changing American attitudes toward sexuality, feminism, LGBTQ issues, and more. Indeed, cybersecurity concerns across the sector led to the advent of the consumer watchdog "Internet of Dongs," which analyzes the security and privacy of connected sex toys and reports on data breaches. Feb 13, More from Inc.