Degrees of intimacy: Tablet, phablet, smartphone and wearable
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By JP Luchetti, Consultancy Director, Mubaloo
According to a 2002 book called ‘The Mobile Phone: Towards new categories and social relations’ by Leopoldina Fortunati, an Italian feminist, theorist and author, the mobile phone is one of the most intimate devices we have.
Since then, the definition of mobile now includes a variety of different device types, including tablet, smartphone, phablet and wearable. Each...