The text message is a real grownup now, turning 20 years old on this very day. How can it be?!
Everyone and their pockets hates the size. Everyone including the American Dialect Society hates the name. But so-called "phablets" are on the rise, because, well, everyone still wants a big-screen cellphone.
A number of commenters were miffed by the news that a yoga instructor was recently fired for her no-phones-during-class policy. It's not only inconsiderate, they argued, it's defeating the whole purpose—how do you expect to clear your mind and cleanse your body while manically checking your inbox?
What research firm Gartner describes as the $2.1 billion "personalization services" industry is known to everyone else as that unintelligible (is that Beyoncé?) sound coming from someone who didn't get the "your phone should always on vibrate" memo.
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