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'Please turn off all cell phones & personal electronics during this surgeons.'
Another new, really cool-looking gadget in a desperate search for a problem to solve.
'It's a disgrace! I've only had this for two weeks, and LOOK! The novelty has almost completely worn off!'
"It's an O.K. phone, but it takes great pictures."
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"Batteries . . . batteries . . ."
Tags:desert, deserts, crawl, crawling, traveller, travellers, lost, man, men, dying, battery, batteries, consumerism, modern life, problem, problems, technology, music, portable music player, portable music players, portable audio player, portable audio players, mp3 player, mp3 players, device, devices, electronic, electronics, media, entertainment, headphone, headphones, portable radio, portable radios, radio, radios
How Not to Remember Names
Tags:name, names, memory, bad memory, memorize, memorizes, memorizing, memorise, memorises, memorising, memory trick, memory tricks, mnemonic device, mnemonic devices, device, devices, old friend, old friends, faux pas, forget, forgets, forgetting, rhyme, rhymes, rhyming, rhyming scheme, rhyming schemes, bad idea, bad ideas
'Why don't you put all that stuff away, and go watch some good old-fashioned TV?'
At long last, true artificial intelligence. 'The heck with this. Let's go fishing!'
"Hello, welcome. Your new device is completely portable and eliminates all reason to leave the house."
Tags:tablet, tablets, tablet pc, tablet pcs, gadget, gadgets, gadgetry, screen time, scree-time, screen addict, screen addicts, screen addiction, screen addictions, cell, cells, smartphone, smartphones, cellphone, cellphones, mobile, mobiles, portable, device, devices, modern life, sedentary lifestyle, sedentary lifestyles
'My phone's got an app that allows me to make phone calls.'
'Hello?...still there?...yeah, sorry, I just had to move to get a better signal.'
"This requires both ears."
Tags:office, office life, work, working, job, business, businessman, businessmen, manager, managers, employee, employees, cubicle, cubicles, technology, modern life, millennial, millennials, headphone, headphones, head phone, head phones, earphone, earphones, ear phone, ear phones, earpiece, earpieces, ear piece, ear pieces, important, hear, hearing, listen, listening, ear, ears, both ears, music, listening to music, full attention, plugged in, tune out, device, devices, electronic, electronics, earbud, earbuds, ear bud, ear buds
Woman followed by devices.
Tags:device, devices, contact, contacts, communiate, communicates, communicating, cell phones, cell phone, mobile, mobiles, mobile phone, mobile phones, pager, email, computer, message, cell, phone, telephone, call, messages, stress, time, schedule, work, working, vacation, smart device, smart devices, smartphone, smartphones
"Before we start the surgery, do you have any metallic devices?"
Tags:video game, video games, handheld game, handheld games, device, devices, electronic game, electronic games, game, games, toy, toys, screen, screens, button, buttons, work, working, job, numbers, business, no fun, boring, dull, unpopular, office, computer, computers, technology, innovation, innovations, creative, innovative
"It appears to be some sort of ancient texting device."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, typewriter, typewriters, writing, computer, computers, word processor, word processors, word processing, text, texts, texting, message, messages, messaging, technology, old fashioned, traditional, old school, retro, antique, antiques, vintage, ancient, history, historical, device, devices, electronic, electronics, generation gap, age, youth, young people, confused, confusion, old technology, progress, technological advancement, digital age, basement, basements, cellar, cellars, storage room, storage rooms, modern life
"I like to leave the kids to their own devices."
Tags:millennial, millennials, generation, generations, new generation, new generations, generation gap, generation gaps, device, devices, electronic device, electronic device, mobile, mobiles, phone, phones, cell phone, cell phones, smartphone, smartphones, laptop, laptops, expression, expressions, idiom, idioms, tablet, tablets
'King Arthur's Court? I think it's that way. This is King Arthur's Boulevard.'
Magic coat fixing problems while walking the dog.
An angry Scientist has discovered his two Lab' mice are using a GPS to find their way through a maze to some cheese.
"This branch has a time-lock safe which the staff are not intelligent enough to open."
'We've found that your child doesn't interact well with mobile devices.'
"My new motto is: talk softly and carry a big man purse filled with wireless devices."
"Duct taping your phone to your head isn't smart, it's being cheap. Go buy a bluetooth."