Buzzword Bingo: Smartphone

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A smartphone is a cellphone (mobile phone) that offers advanced computing ability and connectivity. The smartphone turns every walk into a potential photo safari.

Should we call it a 'phone?'

Buzzword Bingo

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Can a smartphone be a tablet?

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Translating: Smartphone

Spanish: Dispositivo móvil

Translating: Please Turn ON Your Smartphone

Spanish: Por favor prende tu Smartphone
Swedish: Snälla, slå på din smartphone
Estonian: palun lülitage oma nutitelefonid sisse
Afrikaans: Skakel asseblief jou Smart Phone aan
German: Bitte Smart Phones ANschalten
French: Gardez votre Smart Phone branchee

Turn Off Your Smartphone


Lift up your heart, not your smartphone

levanta tu corazón, no tu teléfono inteligente
- Pope Francis

Should we call it a 'phone?'
- Ian Bogost, The end of the hangup

We are the first generation to say 'I lost my phone.'
- Melbourne International Comedy Festival


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