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12 technology terms to avoid at all costs

Phrases that make you look old

In technology, phrases become obsolete very quickly. You could end up looking old and obsolete yourself, if you're not in the know when it comes to new slang. To help you out, we've put together the 12 words that should definitely not be using in technology today.

11. National calls

Thanks to flat-rate calling plans available from network operators for at least five years, nobody needs to distinguish between local and national calls anymore. Like pay phones, national calls and their premium prices are relics of a past without unlimited calling bundles.

12. World Wide Web

Nobody talks about the 'World Wide Web' anymore, or the 'information Superhighway', for that matter. It's just the internet. Nothing dates you more than pulling out one of those old-fashioned ways of referring to the‘internet such as 'electronic highway'.

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See also: The 40 best dying or dead technologies

  1. Phrases that make you look old
  2. PDA's and internet telephony
  3. National calls and the World Wide Web

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