EmporiaLife Approved by FCC
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Pants Pissers unite!
I have a feeling the red button on the back will accidentaly be dialed often. Just a guess on what I read.
This phone better be hella loud.
I'm glad someone other than Samsung's Jitterbug is finally making a phone for older people. This needed to happen years ago for every carrier, however.
The "baby boomers" are getting older, their fast lifestyle is catching up with them. Their bodies are showing signs of age.
Why not accommodate them?
why not offer a phone for the...