That is what these devices are *made* for. Heck... don't take that call in the Starbucks, wait until you get HOME to talk to your mom about the family reunion.
That is the thing. You MAY be right - but the whole justification for a mobile device is to have what you want or need immediately. It seems silly to make a device that is supposed to un-tether you from the devices that you can't take with you and then say, "but you can only use it a little bit, and you shouldn't use it for this, or that, or the other thing."
Doesn't it? It defeats the whole purpose.
Keep in mind, the device also TAKES the video and pictures - and that may be what they're talking about - someone who records something and doesn't UPLOAD it until later. Again, the idea is that we're supposed to be able to record items in real time and share them on social media sites so people who couldn't be present can attend vicariously. That is one of the BENEFITS that the carriers push about a smart-phone. Only - well, you should wait until you get to a WiFi signal to upload that big video, because you really don't want to squander your data-plan on that, do you?
The fact that bandwidth demand on wireless carriers is blowing up and "stressing networks" is something that should be *encouraged*, not discouraged - and making it more expensive and more limited isn't the right way to make that market continue to grow.
Then there is convenience. I just took the video, I can quickly click on it, select share, and send it to Facebook. Or I can wait a few hours, drive home, remember the video, and either connect to my WiFi and upload it directly from the phone, or copy it to my PC via USB or other method, and upload it from there. Sure, this can be done - in fact, I do this all the time. But it is a hassle. It takes more time, more steps, more thought and planning. Sometimes this can be a good thing,
"Man, I'm glad I sobered up after that wedding party before I considered uploading THIS video to Facebook!"
But more frequently it is just a hassle and impedes getting it done.
"Did you upload that video of the employee awards to the social media sites and blogs?"
"Oh darn! I forgot, I was waiting until I got back to the office and had a WiFi connection. I'll do it now."
"It has been two weeks, Jones - never mind, don't bother. We're going to make Smith the new director of social media."
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