It is sad but I really don't know what I did before I had an iphone. I use it all the time. The phone is just a minor part of the gadget itself. I use it a lot as an iPod- particularly to catch up on news from Podcasts I listen to. I also have several books on it to listen to. I also have a couple of books that I can read on it too. I have my shopping list on it, our wine cellar on it, and use it as a camera all the time. And there is more... !