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Remember the days when only an elite few had cellphones?

With new, flashier models of smartphones on the shelves, it seems inevitable that we'll all be even more connected to our mobile devices.

Is now the right time to buy a new smartphone? Are you going for the BlackBerry Torch or an iPhone 4?

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Join the Globe's Omar El Akkad, Amber Mac and Ivor Tossell as they discuss the new technology. Are we too plugged in?

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