Opinion: Of smartphones & middle age

Barth Keck
Barth Keck

Barth Keck is an English teacher and assistant football coach who also teaches courses in journalism and media literacy at Haddam-Killingworth High School. Email Barth here

To app or not to app. That is the question.

At least that’s the question for this skeptical, 50-something English teacher.

Apple’s recently released iPhone 6 is no doubt of interest to the more than 60 percent of the U.S. population that now owns a smartphone. Meanwhile, I plod along with my non-touch-screen, imitation-Blackberry dumbphone. (I’d probably still have my original Nokia mini-brick if it weren’t for an unscheduled beverage bath.)

I’m such a dinosaur, I’m even a minority in my own age group:

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