I’m lucky: I’ve never had a phone stolen, lost, or broken irreparably. (Well, other than gradually wearing out due to age.) But Sam Cater’s post about phone theft (and the precautions you can take against it) got me wondering how common that is.
Of course, I’ve been invited to plenty of those Facebook events named “Lost my phone, numbers please!!”, but it still seems like a problem that’s only for other people. And besides, if you’re using Android, your numbers are all stored at google.com/contacts anyway, so there’s no need for any of us to create an event like that
But maybe I’m just living in a safe little bubble, I don’t know. How about you? Have you ever had to get a new phone out of necessity alone?