10 pieces of tech I no longer use (and what’s replaced them)

Corded TouchTone telephone

For fun, here’s a list of ten pieces of technology that I once used, but are now obsolete for my purposes. I’ll also list why I now consider it obsolete technology, and what’s replaced it. 1. Landline telephone Replaced by: cell phone Landline phones are something I grew up with, of course. Cell phones as … Read more

PC World on 10 things supposedly killed by the smartphone

MacBook Air on a table

PC World magazine has an article about “10 things killed by the smartphone”: http://www.pcworld.com/article/225372/10_things_killed_by_the_smartphone.html The list consists of: MP3 players Portable game consoles Point-and-shoot cameras Personal video players Voice recorders Portable GPS navigation devices Personal digital assistants (PDAs) Wristwatches Paper maps Dialing 411 for directory assistance Quite an interesting list, though it fails to observe … Read more