Introducing the xkcd Phone: Your Mobile World Just Went Digital

Today, we are sharing the latest comic from digital comic extraordinaire, Randall Munroe of xkcd. It’s a perfectly comedic take on our smartphones, but you’ll have to read the fine print to appreciate the sarcasm (below). 

The small print:

Presented in partnership with Qualcomm, Craigslist, Whirlpool, Hostess, LifeStyles, and the US Chamber of Commerce. Manufactured on equipment which also processes peanuts. Price includes 2-year Knicks contract. Phone may extinguish nearby birthday candles. If phone ships with Siri, return immediately; do not speak to her and ignore any instructions she gives. Do not remove lead casing. Phone may attract/trap insects; this is normal. Volume adjustable (requires root). If you experience sudden tingling, nausea, or vomiting, perform a factory reset immediately. Do not submerge in water; phone will drown. Exterior may be frictionless. Prolonged use can cause mood swings, short-term memory loss, and seizures. Avert eyes while replacing battery. Under certain circumstances, wireless transmitter may control God.

What do you think? We think, if a wireless device can indeed control the Gods, it is worth more than one Google Glass. Unfortunately, this is just a concept cartoon.

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