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If I Have An iPhone 4

God, everyone's on about the iPhone4...what's up, man.

Being a techy person (for work purposes only), I should be one of those who stays up the whole night, drive down to wherever it is that iPhone4 is launching, camp outside the mall just to reserve a space in a long queue of kiasu people. I should have an iPhone or a Blackberry or somefink like that.

But I don't.

WTF. I used to own an iPaq (I think that is what it is called - can't remember) which is a nice a phone but I couldn't wait to get rid of it. Seriously. I couldn't bring myself to ditch the phone because it cost me quite a bit of money so, I resolved to waiting for it to die on me....or at least give me a very good reason to throw it away.

During my kid's sports day, I dropped the phone and it wrecked the mic! HURRAYYYY!!!

I got myself a new phone - an old Nokia phone with absolutely no internet connectivity. The maids here probably have a better phone than me.

So, why all the hate for iPhone4?

It connects me to everyone and everything all the time...so much so that I can't get away when I need to get away. I mean, Skype is there, MSN is there, Internet is there, Twitter is there, Facebook is there, my blog is there....hell, my WORK is all there!

So, if I had an iPhone4, you would know when I visit the toilet, with Foursquare, you would know every single little move I make. You would know what kind of clothes I was wearing because I would twitpic it. I will also be updating my FB status messages like....ALL...THE....TIME.

And besides, it is all hyped up stuff, alright? I find it....superficial. I don't like all the superficial thing. I like things natural, simple, maybe a little bit exciting and all that but....seriously, I don't have to show off my iPhone-anything.

I don't like showing off...period.

But if you would like to show your stuff off, it's OK. Show it to me...but not an iPhone4, please.

Comments

Clairity said…
I hear ya, sistah but those are not the reasons why I hate the iPhone. It stinks. It's just all hype and nothing else. And everyone has it so it might as well have come from the night market. And if I'm going to pay good money for something, I'd want to be different from everyone else. Just sayin' ;)
Marsha Maung said…
good point, you have there, clairity!!

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