Originally Posted by Velvet Wafer
i must admit, i dont like smartphones at all.
if i could, i would ban them all, and give monochrome 10$ cellphones to the people, so that they learn for what these things are good for... phoning, and nothing else
i would rather get me a netbook, and carry that around in a bag all day, additional to the cheap phone, if i was that dependant on beeing "online".
So if one of both gets broken, you still have the chance to use the other one
also, i bet any psychatrist would deem a smartphone a mobile fix for internet addicted people... which are sadly, fairly common these days. Even i know the feeling of beeing without Net
Although I'm a smart-phone owner, I would gladly exchange it for an old style phone that worked. I was really bummed when my 4 year-old razr finally gave up the ghost. (I once dropped it 3 stories onto concrete and it survived.) I can't stand it when I go to restaurant with friends, we sit down, and they all whip out their phones. What happened to conversation with friends?
It's been proven that constant smartphone use actually lowers your IQ up to 10%. We humans are social animals. Good conversation leads to increased brain function. Solitary staring at a screen makes you dumber.
There is a new medical problem known as 'blackberry neck" from constantly bending to look at your phone.
Enough ranting on my part. If you have a smart-phone, I hope you enjoy it. Please don't flame me.
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