why is it so damned important to have so much stuff on a phone
September 18, 2008 9:37pm CST
Isn't the point of a cell phone just to call people when you need to. I don't get where the whole, hand held entertainment device, idea came from. Sure it wastes time when your bored, but it also distracts the rest of the world from each other, now you can talk to friends via IM and watch tv so you don't actually have to make contact with a person to be entertained. Sorry, I just think it's kinda sad.
20 Sep 08
Sure the point of having a cellphone it to make and receive calls but you never know when you'll need the rest of the features. Calculators come in handy. My phone is equipped with dictionary and it serves me very well since i don't speak english as my primary language. Television and music on your phone comes in handy too when you have long trips and got nothing to do.
19 Sep 08
When you're bored, it would be nice to have a device that would allow you to watch movies or listen to music. I'm pretty sure that's what the cellphone is becoming. It's an all-in-one device that will lessen the amount of things you have to carry. Another thing, what if for example my friend is in another place far away from where I am, doesn't the IM on the phone actually bring us closer together?
• United States
19 Sep 08
I disagree. I find time for my friends and I watch t.v. I don't think its different from before and if you have friends like this then its just their personality to be easily distracted... they'll be back when they are bored. I just love the fact that I can browse the internet from anywhere... its uber cool. I can't wait to get an iphone that way I can message here on mylot and be at work =D don't tell my boss tho =[