Since I haven't had a smartphone for a while now, I've been thinking about what I actually want out of a mobile device, and basically settled on something approaching a PDA that can take text input over bluetooth. I want a small (3 inch?) device with an e-ink display that can show me tasks, calendar, play music and podcasts and take notes and that's about it. Note taking input would have to be via bluetooth keyboard in a way that is perhaps attachable to the device, but not necessarily. There are a few bulids like this on instructables.
Maybe I'm just reeling from the lack of scroll