26 Sep '16, 1pm

Why the best smartphone is the one you already have

It’s that time of year when Apple introduces a new iPhone and everyone looks at their phone and thinks about replacing it with the latest model. However Douglas Rushkoff, Professor of Media Theory and Digital Economics at the City University of New York, media theorist and most recently, author of Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus, writes in Digital Trends that The best smartphone is the one you already own . It really salved my own iPhone 7 itch. He is really blunt about it, starting with: Now that Apple has disappointed early adopters with a mere incremental iPhone upgrade, and Samsung has done even worse by releasing exploding Galaxy Note 7s, the preposterous futility of the smartphone wars should be coming apparent. Those people who are trading in perfectly usable phones for the latest models are the suckers. He notes that beyond the cash, there are human and climate co...

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