Figure. "I hate to admit it, but now I have one too. Yes, I bought a mobile phone. I've taken a cable TV subscription, too. It's not because I really need them; I could get by perfectly well without these things. But my friends all have them. They talk about them and I hate to feel left out," Matilda Blyth admits. "Often that's how it goes with new technology. The device has a function but it's not the main reason people buy it. They buy it for everything it expresses about who they are and whom they identify with.…
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