With all the tech world moving towards the idea that you have a single device that does everything, I've found myself suckered in to the convergence ideal in recent months. I was even genuinely excited by the recent video about Unity 8.
I have an Android phone that I use for a lot of purposes (nothing unusual: music, podcasts, messaging, web, phone calls) and a tablet that I use for more or less the same set of things with a bigger screen.
Yesterday, I managed to break my phone's screen leaving me with the horrifying prospect of a ride to work without being able to catch up on Linux Luddites (cha-ching) so I dug out my old mp3 player and it reminded me how clean and efficient the interface was.
Until a lot more work has happened, I've officially woken up from the convergence dream.
I have a Kindle Paperwhite. I use it to read books. It's fantastic for that.
The web browser is dire.
I have a Nexus 7. I use it to surf the information superhighway. The web browser is great.
It's not so good for reading books - the display is too bright (even on a low setting).
On-the-move Music / Podcasts
I've fallen back in love with the MuVo and I think I'm going to stick with it for a while.
It is, however, much to big to use in bed.
Gaming / home media
I don't do much gaming so that doesn't warrant its own hardware but shares a home in the PC behind the telly which runs a Plex server and Kodi and has a big hard drive attached with all of our media on it.
I have a watch. It's a Pebble so it tells me when things are going on but it's mostly there to tell me what time it is (and relatedly, when I'm about to be late for a meeting).
I'm left feeling a little unsure of what I need a phone for now. Breaking it and subsequently not missing it one iota today speaks volumes. I barely use SMS (I mostly stay in contact through various other means) and I don't make or receive enough phone calls for it to seem worth carting an expensive oblong around.
I'm sure I'll change my mind soon.