Posts Tagged ‘New Phone’

Why yes, I AM on the Global Frequency as a matter of fact.

OK? All you iPhone users I have been scolding and lecturing for fiddling with it while pretending to be paying attention to the social event you are physically, if not mentally, attending?

I get it. Fiddling with the phone is…calming.

I am now the proud owner of an LG Rumor Touch (aka, “The Phone Sprint Was Really Excited About Two Years Ago”). It is…convenient. Pretty intuitive touch controls, Ready access to email, Facebook, Twitter (in theory, though right now it’s being finicky). Barebones views of io9, AV Club, and this here site, all at the tap of a screen.

Very shortly I’ll stick a 16GB micro-SD card in there, which means while it won’t replace my current MP3 player, it will act as a fine emergency backup (at the very least, it’ll force me to think about which “unimpeachable albums” I actually need – looking at you, Talking Heads “Remain in Light”).

And thanks to this site, everyone I know will soon have a personalized ringer and photo for when they call. (Which is ironic, considering I actually don’t like talking on the phone all that much, but I got on a roll.)  (more…)