Lissa joins the Borg
Posted by Lissa on February 23, 2010
Lissa lost her Apple cherry! Yes folks, I am the proud owner of a 3G S iPhone. SQUEEE!!!
You see, my husband is the bestest, most generous, most wife-spoiling sweetie EVER. (Duh.) When I mentioned that I really wanted a smartphone and was sad that I didn’t have an upgrade until October, he selflessly offered me his upgrade, available this week, to steal if I wanted.
AND I DID!!
I’ve wanted an iPhone since they came out, really, but
a) I hate Macs. Hate’ em with fiery fiery passionate loathing. The buttons are all wrong and the keyboards are too small and no external disk drive and HATE HATE HATE. (No, I did NOT just describe my perfect happy little Eee. Shut up.)
b) I NEVER get technology when it first comes out, as the price will drop (as will the number of bugs) within the first few months.
So I’ve eyed them wistfully and longingly until now.
And, just like the Lasik, Mike took a passing “Gosh I wish I had . . . ” remark and turned it into action. He is SUCH a keeper 🙂
Oh, and the really happy part? When I went to the phone store they said that, since my line migrated in February (we moved my single line to Mike’s line for a family plan), I counted for my own upgrade. Yay!! There’s a decent possibility we’ll be back at the phone store this weekend using Mike’s upgrade for a second iPhone. Just sayin’. 🙂 (He still gets full brownie points though, because 1) he was *willing* to give me his, and 2) I wouldn’t have gone to the store and found out I was upgrade-eligible if he hadn’t.)
Seriously, this thing ROCKS!!!ELEVENTY!!. I fell asleep last night with the assistance of the Sleep Machine (free), combining the sound of a fan and the sound of a beach. It was a perfect way to climb down after playing the virtual piano (free), Skeeball ($0.99), Battle Bears (free, and if you’ve never kasploded the heads of pink zombie teddies and watched rainbows shoot out of their necks, well, then, you haven’t LIVED), popped some bubble wrap (free), caught some eggs (free), scared my cat with Kitty! sounds (free), used my phone as a lightsaber (free, and purely for Mike’s benefit), read some of my book on the Kindle app (free), checked some comments on the WordPress app (free), listened to music with Pandora (free), and checked Today In History (free). Before I’d climbed out of bed this morning I’d checked email and the weather, Skype’d my husband and looked at Facebook updates. I’d have stayed there longer except the coffee was patiently awaiting me to put it in my face. If an iPhone dispensed coffee, I’d be in bed till next week.
Is there an app for that?