Ok I admit that part of me does really want a smartphone, but I am just not willing to get one right now. With my current situation, the negatives simply outweigh the positives.
The reason that this is suddenly on my mind is that my cell phone provider recently sent me an e-mail offering the phone I wanted for free…if I sign a 3 year contract. The irresponsible spender I was a year ago would jump at this opportunity. Instead I took some time to think about it and it just doesn’t feel like the right time to splurge on a cell phone.
I will keep using my outdated cell phone that I honestly get a little embarrassed about taking out in public. In fact, it might have really hurt my chances on a date a few weeks ago when she revealed that she’s a bit of a phone snob. Well she also saw my bulky first gen 60gb iPod and didn’t even know what it was. So yeah, I felt pretty outdated and old.
Anyways, back to the smartphone, here are the reasons I decided to remain as one of the few bloggers without a decent cell phone. Continue reading