With mobile phones becoming seemingly impossible to live without (just ask my 87 year old grandma who answers to the ring of ?Jack of Diane?), it's not surprising that most of the new technology in our lives is somehow connected to our wireless handsets.
Even hotels, such as the hip and trendy Crescent Hotel in LA, are renovating rooms with touch screens that allow their guests to text their mobile devices with spa appointments, directions to dinner, reservations and more.
Runtriz, one of the companies that offers this cell-phone friendly touch screen technology, also has screens for the high-end nightclubs, restaurants and yes ? your home. No more waiting on the bar to call you a cab or scrounging through an old YellowBook. You can alert the cab company from your table and enter your cell phone number. Not only will you get a text to tell you how long the wait, but the cab company will call when the cab arrives.
Forgot your shopping list? Can't reach the kids? The Runtriz home screens will text your grocery list and to-do lists to you or anyone you have programmed in the system. You can also send little Tommy a text to be home early to clean his room.
Believe it or not, they even offer a wine application that lets your local wine shop automatically notify you when that hard to find case you ordered comes in. You guessed it ? all through your cell phone.
All the more reason NOT to try to live without your mobile.