NY Times: Cellphones Made Easy

My spin: Excellent piece about quirky things you hate about cell phones.
News Clip: IT’S too bad Dr. Seuss, a noted lover of silliness, didn’t live to see today’s cellphones. Their features are so far-fetched and nonsensical, they make Horton and the Whos look like subjects for “Biography.”
The reason is as plain as the bill on your desk: photos, movies, games and text eat up a lot more cellular minutes than talking alone does. The more you send, the more you spend.
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But beware the backlash. For every consumer who wants to know which phone is the best camera or the best organizer, a few others surely want to know which phone is the best phone.
I challenged each cellular carrier to send me not its fanciest handsets, but its simplest: models designed for the iconoclasts who still think phones are for talking. (full story)

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