What? It isn't about how expensive the phone is. I love to have everything at my fingertips. I love the efficiency at which I get to my information. I bet your are using a broadband connection aren't you? Most people who started with modems thought that 56k was fast enough until you go broadband. Once that move happens, 56k is no longer good enough, it is downright painful.
People who live in rural country areas who get around with bikes and walking may think cars are useless status symbols. I bet you own a car don't you? So