[dba-Tech] Stupid Phones, anyone?

Kathryn Bassett kathryn at bassett.net
Tue Apr 30 12:54:42 CDT 2019

Verizon has "flip phones" - ask for one using that term, emphasizing that
you don't want a data phone. I have 3 on my plan, one each for my sister,
niece, and stepmother.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: dba-Tech [mailto:dba-tech-bounces at databaseadvisors.com] On Behalf
> Of Arthur Fuller
> Sent: Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 6:53 AM
> To: Discussion of Hardware and Software issues
> Subject: [dba-Tech] Stupid Phones, anyone?
> I guess that I'm on the distantly trailing edge of the phone domain. I
have an LG
> phone two or three years old, which has some games on it, plus Chrome and
> email and God only knows what else. I have never even once used it to text
> read email or surf the net. I think of it as a phone. As for all the other
> activities, I have laptops for that.
> Maybe I'm alone in this, but I wish that some manufacturers and service
> providers would wake up to the fact that I don't need all this superfluous
> and charge me substantially less per month since I don't want, need, or
use any
> of the other "features" they are peddling.
> --
> Arthur
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