Originally Posted by simcha
Oh, I don't know about that. Take my mother, for instance. She blocks texting on her "dumb phone." She thinks texting is useless and annoying. She thinks that smart phones are too small to be useful for her for surfing the Internet.
She loves her iPad. She uses it for Internet surfing and for reading books, mainly.
I don't see her getting a smart phone anytime soon. She will fight it tooth and nail. For her a phone is a phone. It's not a toy or a computer.
I assume that there will continue to be many people who think like her for the time being and long into the future.
Once my generation (Gen X) gets to be senior citizen age, that's when I think majority of people will be on Smartphones. That's still 30 years away, so I think
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