I'm not using tech on the job at all. Supervisor? Sure but he's in a different position and my lack of a smartphone is not what's keeping me from being a supervisor. My girlfriend uses iPads but that is not a smartphone. I thought this thread was about smartphones? The people I know who are un/underemployed do not have the money for rent and food, let alone a fancy smartphone and it's monthly charge. No, not everyone can/wants to afford the luxury of a smartphone. And at this point, it is a luxury for many people... especially in this economy. I have no fear of technology (I'm an avid hi-fi enthusiast), I just have zero need for a smartphone.