So I had to put down my Motorola V600:
It took me a long time to finally fold to this culture's mobile phone obsession.
I was well past my 25th birthday when the final rationalization (needing it to use a non work phone for job searching) tipped the balance.
I really liked my cell phone. I liked its ultra-non-annoying ring tone and the fact it could fit into the watch pocket of my jeans. This watch-pocket trait was key - it snuffed out any other cell phone thoughts.
Last week I was only able to hear phone calls when it was in speaker mode - a virtual death sentence.
Stupidly long blog story short: I have a new cell phone
Thankfully, it fits in my watch pocket too.