How phones used to be Posted on Monday, November 4th, 2013 at 3:37 pm. PT Written by Jim Dalrymple A funny comic. satcomer I guess people are so stupid that they can’t go through settings and turn of notifications on applications. Sigivald And/or they have absolutely zero self-control, I guess. (I’ve never used Twitter. Or Snapchat.) broggie Yeah, I don’t get it. I’m guessing this person never used those ‘simple’ phones? They were sh*t. Try maintaining an address book on them, for example (and then replacing the phone with another one — good luck getting those numbers over!). It’s easy to overlook that the iPhone’s original innovation was usability, not apps.