"For God's sake, Edwards. Put the laser pointer away."
"Would you mind talking to me for a while? I forget my cell phone."
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"Godot says, 'Running late, frowny face, winky face.' "
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"Take away their Game Boys!"
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Remote Control Husband
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"I'll be on vacation until I find my cell phone."
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"We have lots of information technology. We just don't have any information."
"Fine. Sit there and check your messages. Perhaps it will give you something to contribute to the conversation."
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The phones of Dr. Moreau
"Do you have anything newer and more useless?"
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"It's like texting, but for dead people."
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"You'll love him. He's an eighty-per-cent match to your iPod."
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"Now, this complete, all-in-one model has . . . .and this large, roomy cabinet at the bottom, in case anything new is invented."
"I can't afford to lose my phone. I've assigned it talismanic properties."
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"Can we please go back to playing on our phones?"
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"If you don't believe I wasn't talking on my cell phone, ask my wife."
Coming Soon: The G.P.S. for Conversations
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"Do you have a phone that doesn't do too much?"
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"Once I connect with my server over there, I can turn my lamp on and off."
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"C'mon, time to get up and stare at your devices all day."
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"According to my PDA's global positioner, I'm right where I should be."
"Everything I had in my shell is now on my tablet."
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