One Lump or Two?

I love winter. It means I get to wear a coat. This love isn't about fashion or warmth. It's about carrying capacity. As it is now, I spend summers looking as if I suffer from a gross deformity of the thighs, my mobile phone an unsightly lump in one trouser pocket and my personal digital assistant a suspicious bulge in the other. But another, svelter option may be coming, as efforts by electronics companies to cross-pollinate phones and digital organizers finally make headway. Coming to Asia are multifunction mobiles that are small, stylish and, best of all, they run the Palm...

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