Simon English: Professional and private smartphone preferences
Thursday 21 March 2013
Outlook A drink in a City bar with trader folk. They aren't prop traders, not officially anyway, they just do clients' bidding. That's what they say until there are two glasses of wine in, anyway, when a slightly different story emerges.
It is noticed that since the last meet-up the traders have all swapped their BlackBerrys for iPhones.
Because the iPhone's got better trading apps, more financial info, says the junior trader.
Because the iPhone's better for getting video face-time with the kids, says the middle-ranking trader.
Because my wife is pregnant, says the boss, getting redder in the face by the minute. And?
Erm, the iPhone's better for downloading pornography in a hurry.
Your letters of complaint about how despicable these people are shall be treated with all due respect.
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