Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Moms Voices program and have been provided with a wireless device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product. That doesn’t mean I have any idea what I am doing, which is part of the fun!
So last Thursday FedEx dropped a package at my door. It was a mystery package, but it was from Verizon, so whatever it is, it’s good right?
She sure thought so. (Yes. I know. Not a baby anymore.)
Good things come in small packages. With bubble wrap.
Confession: I saw something on Twitter about the surprise device being a “Note” and my first reaction was to roll my eyes. “I do NOT need a smaller tablet! I have a tablet, and it works just fine thankyouverymuch. I can take notes with pencil and paper.”
But whatever this “Note” was looked pretty nifty.
“Get to Know Your Phone.” That’s what the little book said. Is this a phone?! Really?! (I was in denial after thinking I was getting a phone three months ago. )It’s bigger than any smart phone I’ve ever seen, but what do I know? So… I googled it. Samsung Galaxy Note 3.
It IS a phone!!!!!!
Then I inadvertently hit a button and it made noise. I jumped. And laughed. Found the power button!
What’s this? There’s a pen! There’s a pen in my phone! So I quick wrote a note to myself just because I could. (As soon as I figure out how to take a screen shot I can share more of the wonder with you!)
I immediately sent a text to my sister. Oh, look! The texts look just like the ones I read on those funny text sites that make me cry hilarious tears.
I took photos. Downloaded a few apps. Joined the Instagram phenomenon. And showed the kids.
Yep. Mommy’s cool now. At least for six months. Enjoy it.
I appreciate your excitement, but no, you may not have my pre-paid dumbphone. Yet.
I’ve got a few months of paid service for “Operation: Does Amy NEED a SmartPhone?” State your case! (And tell me what apps I should download!)