Thursday, 17 July 2008
So, I'm pretty much cool now...
I've been rockin this iPhone G3 since last Friday. In case you are wondering, my brother was the first person in line and I received the very first iPhone. The whole process was maddening though because it took a few hours for it to get through the server at Rogers before I could even sign the contract (which I had to get into a new contract...boo!!). I walked out of there..with a phone that didn't even work because I was in such a hurry to get back to my job.
But the nightmare all turned out well in the end. I've been enjoying people drooling over my phone all week..it's very rare I get a new toy that makes other people drool. I even think the guy in The Source peed a little when I showed it to him (I was looking for a case...not showing off I swear!!). I'm loving all this tecnology at the touch of a finger. I've discovered that I can blog from places I've never even dreamt of (note: these have not all been tested)
-Blog from my bed
-Blog from my front porch
-Blog from my back patio
-Blog from the park
-Blog from the bus
-Blog from the toilet (yes...sad but true)
-Blog from the work bathroom (with a gas mask on)
-Blog from a boat
-Blog from a foreign island somewhere with volcanoes
-Blog from a car
...okay you get the idea! I swear I have been technologicallly deprived all these years because having all this stuff with me wherever I go just makes sense. Now when I see the butt crack on the bus I can take a pic and share it with you guys instantly rather than describe it (they say a picture is worth 1000 words right).
Although it's been great and I've really enjoyed everything about my shiny new little "assistant", I am beginning to wonder if it might be a little too much technology for me. First of all I was a little cheesed because when I plugged my old iPod headphones in my iPhone they were so crackly...I was so disappointed. I told my brother what happened and he called me stupid and said they were not compatible (Well...duh?? How the hell was I suposed to know that!?). Apparently the new headphones have a little clicky thing and a microphone so you can answer a call while listening to your music...brilliant. This little device put me in a pretty awkward situation the other day.
I was sitting on a bench waiting for a bus rockin' it to Ryan Adams when my phone rang. I did my little clicky thing and said hello. Unfortunately for me, it was a call from work and at that very moment when I did the little clicky and said hello a crazy was walking by, we shall refer to her as Psychella from now on. Here is how my phone conversation went:
Phone call> Hi..you left me a message about...
Me> ~listening to caller~
Psychella> HELLO WHAT?....WHAT???....HELLO??
Me (getting agitated, doing the shoo motion with my hand to psychella)
Psychella> HEY? WHAT?...HELLO WHAT??
Me> I'm on the phone...do you mind???????
Psychella's bf> Come on, she's on the phone...
With that Psychella stormed off. I can see how she got confused that I may have been talking to her. After I motioned the go away sign you think she would have gotten the hint? Perhaps even me telling her that I was on the phone might have clued her in? Nope she stood there staring at me like a crazed lunatic. It wasn't until her boyfriend told her I was talking on the phone when she turned and left. Yikes!
If it wasn't such an important call I would have asked the caller to hold a second while I told her I was on the phone but I was trying to listen to the instructions and psychella was just so...irritating!!
I have learned not use the clicky button in public anymore. Awww...I really liked the clicky button too :(