Remember when nerds were laughed at? According to a survey of 1500 women done by Phones4U, men who own an iPhone and are good with computers are more attractive than those who don't. Apparently, possession of an iPhone indicates a man's skill at his job while being tech-savvy adds to a man's trustworthiness. Geeks' revenge at last. Or superficiality at its best.
"There's just something about a man who's good with computers that makes him more trustworthy," said Lucy, a 23-year-old primary school teacher from London, according to Phones4U.
"If he's got the cash for an iPhone then he must be very good at his job, too."
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