How I use my cell phone

This blog post was published on USA TODAY Social Media on July 12, 2010.

I was fourteen when I got my first cell phone. It was huge, had a bright green Celtics case, the Snake game, and t9 texting—by far its most exciting feature.

Since getting our first cell phones, my friends and I have spent the last decade or so evolving into adults, with these evolving devices always at our sides. In fact, most of us would agree that by this point, our “cellies” have become something like another bodily appendage, ones we simply can’t live without. Read more of this post