It wasn't too long ago that, if we wanted to phone somebody, we had to use a land-line phone from a residence, or workplace, or phone booth. And we just called the apparatus a telephone, not a "landline.
Nowadays, folks can always keep in touch - anytime and anywhere - with the great invention of the cellphone. Ah, the convenience of modern technology. But is the cellphone a blessing or a curse? It's a great invention, but as we explored on News Talk Online on the Paltalk News Network, when the people who are using them are rude or careless, it's not so great.