Everyone wants to be Neo.

The Matrix Phone

The Matrix PhoneSo I was reading a magazine this weekend and saw that Samsung has just released another slider type phone (1, 2). There are a ton of these style phones available and I keep wondering why. Every time a new one is released I hear nothing but bad feedback on how the slider system works; either they keep breaking or they’re just not as cool as the one from the Matrix. Gadget makers just keep producing new versions, though. Because everyone wants to be Neo.

Everyone wants to be Neo.

A few weeks ago I had dinner with a really nifty guy – a professional boxer – who has a new slider phone. It was cool. I wanted it. Why? Because everyone wants to be Neo.

In case you’re wondering, you can buy the actual Matrix phone. You can probably even find a carrier that will service it. But why would you want it? Even if some company decided to take this body style and add all the new GPS and mp3 and camera features that every phone has now, who would want this brick? It’s huge! But I know some of you are going to click that link and buy it. Why? Because everyone wants to be Neo…

Also, make sure to read “What code DOESN’T do in real life (that it does in the movies)“.

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  1. Oh, sure… everybody wants a Matrix phone. Except me. I want a mobile rotary phone. But then again, I’m old skool.

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