Don't bother attempting to rescue the cell phone you just dropped in the sink, the laptop that just overheated, or the e-reader you ran over on your way to work this morning -- according to network giant Cisco, in a few years you'll have more devices than you know what to do with.
Cisco released results of its mobile device study, which predicts that between 2011 and 2016 mobile device usage will increase 78 percent, and that by 2016 there will be more than 10 billion mobile devices.
The United Nations predicted the human population to be around 7.3 billion that same year.
Friends, we're being outnumbered.
The study also predicted that by 2016, mobile devices will be downloading, transferring, sending and receiving more than 10.8 exabytes of data per month (which roughly translates to 813 quadrillion text messages, 4.3 quadrillion MP3 files, and 33 billion DVDs).