How Technology's Inrush Into Our Mores, Has Changed Us

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  1. Ken Anderson

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    My wife says that when I get a phone call, I look at it as if I am wondering what that noise is.
     
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    I seldom talk on my phone, I tend to text more. Seems people I used to talk to are texting more, it's been a gradual progression.
     
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    I do have two smart phones one for private the other I use for business calls, but like Chrissy I don't get many calls which are usually only my daughters anyway.
    The business one I only answer if I am free. and don't carry it around with me.
    I do agree that most people seem to answer their phone whenever it rings and whoever they are with, and yes in my experience youngsters usually text these days.
     
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    It's interesting to note how the mobile/cell phone has virtually taken over the world in communication, I never thought they would catch on when I first came across them :rolleyes:

    I think a large number of landlines in the UK are now used only for broadband/internet connections, with no phone service over them,
    The old nationalised company "British Telecom" split and become privatised some time ago, with a division called Openreach which has rolled out a fibre optic network over a lot of the country, and connected it to the old copper cables into our homes.
    I guess but for this broadband use the old phone lines would be virtually redundant now.
     
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  5. Chrissy Cross

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    I still have my landline because my security system uses it and so does my internet. I got the cheapest pkg though for the phone, only local calls. $20, so I may just keep it, otherwise I'll have to pay money for ADT at to switch to a different system.

    I never answer though and I never call on it, but at least thats the number all my spam calls go to which leaves my cell phone only for a few people.
     
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  7. Terry Page

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    I guess technology has moved on a bit with an iPhone version now

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    Plus a more permanent one in wood

     
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