I’m constantly surprised when my luddite friends and family exhibit techie knowledge or show up with techie gadgets.
The other evening, while at a get-together supper in a restaurant, one of them pulled out, albeit last year’s iPod touch, bought on sale now that the new iPod has been announced. She said she was looking for free Wi-Fi. I didn’t even know she knew what Wi-Fi was. My luddite husband didn’t know what Wi-Fi was until this summer, when we went looking for it while holiday, in the car with my MacBook open on my lap.
My friend said she bought the iPod touch for use next spring when they go to Chile. Not just for playing music but for quick access to the web for email, directions to hotels, restaurants, shopping, places of interest and for other touristy advice. Continue reading