Photo by ian murchisonHave you ever experienced that terrible feeling where for a moment, you can’t remember where about your person you put your phone; that frantic patting of pockets, that sinking feeling in your gut, that moment of sheer relief when you’re re-united with your cellular companion? If any of this rings a bell, you’ve probably already had the epiphany that – like it or not – our mobile phones are now a part of us.
Yikes. It’s a bit of a scary thought, but at least these devices really are helping us out in life in a whole, wide range of ways. Never far from our sides, are seldom far from our thoughts, they’re our tiny new personal assistants, allies, confidantes… Imagine a diary entry from a day in the life of your mobile phone! For my wee Blackberry, it might go something like this: