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Windows 7: How do you use your cell phone?

11 Nov 2010   #1
strollin

W7 Ult desktop, W8.1 laptop, W7 Home netbook, W8.1 tablet, Win 10 TP VM
 
 
How do you use your cell phone?

Do you actually use your cell phone to make/receive calls? I have 4 adult kids (19, 21, 24, 26) and they all tell me they use their phones almost exclusively to text and rarely make calls. Personally, I have no use for texting and think it's the most archaic form of communication available today except for snail mail.
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11 Nov 2010   #2
linnemeyerhere

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
 
 

80% phone, 10% text, 10% web (that's new and I'm learning....may go up/down)
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11 Nov 2010   #3
Skulblaka

Windows 8 Professional 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by linnemeyerhere View Post
80% phone, 10% text, 10% web (that's new and I'm learning....may go up/down)
I have no one to text or call, I use it for reference considering it's an iPhone with many great apps. (I'm a teen and I never use my phone except for reference, talk about irony.)
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11 Nov 2010   #4
WindowsStar

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
 
 

Now-a-days: 60% Text and 40% phone calls.....wow how did that happen???
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11 Nov 2010   #5
Imperfect1

 
 

Don't text much, so I'd say 90% talk and 9% photos back and forth.
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11 Nov 2010   #6
madtownidiot

 

As seldom as possible. I don't like talking on the phone
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11 Nov 2010   #7
spinifex

 
 

Don't use my phone much as when i work out in the desert, there are no cell phone towers.
When i am in range, it's 90% text, 10% calls. Using prepaid, which makes calls expensive.
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11 Nov 2010   #8
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

About 50/50. Especially handy for meetings, where a ringing phone can get you strung up.
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11 Nov 2010   #9
vierasniper

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

i dont even have a cell, call me mesozoic if you will haha
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11 Nov 2010   #10
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

I have had a cell phone for about six years. I resisted until my lady said she would pay the bill if I carried the phone. == I only use it for talking. A few times I have taken a picture just fooling around. Pictures are the reason I bought a digital camera, why use a phone. As you might guess, I am on the downhill side of life.
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