We have all of this technology and somebody uses it to broadcast screams in space? I'm geeky enough to love it.
(Hey, I write science fiction. That's how many geek points right there? Oh, and I wear glasses. That's worth a few too, even if it's not exactly by choice.)
And I'm a Trekkie.
Yeah. I'm a geek. So I love random Alien references, but still... In all seriousness, the smartphone as a satellite core is going to significantly reduce the costs for certain applications.