chain, with which I could locate my phone, wallet, moleskine, PowerBook charger,
and Nokia ID badge. I seldom manage to leave home without forgetting at least
one of the above but oddly, I never misplace my keys (perhaps because they’re
always in my pocket).
back all we had to remember was the designers’ holy trinity of wallet, keys, and
mobile phone. But now there’s also the iPod, the digital camera, and the
Blackberry… people even forget their laptops: BBC News reported in 2001 that
1,300 PDAs in London taxis over the past six months …. Businesses now risk
losing valuable or confidential information stored on handheld devices through
the carelessness of their employees."
firms who are making them think they’re in the gadget business. They’re not:
they’re in the gadget personalizing business. The pagers look horrible and the
fobs are totally uncool. Someone should do to the key-finder what Apple did to
MP3 player: make it cool."