Walk down the sidewalk of any major city and it’s likely you’ll see the same exact scene: Masses of people staring down at their phones instead of interacting with other living, breathing humans. At some point, after the smartphone became an essential part of our lives, push notifications and news feeds have commanded more and more of our attention.
You could just not use a phone, of course, but then you’re completely disconnected. Is there a middle ground between giving in to total digital immersion and being off the grid?
A Swiss technology company called Punkt thinks so. It recently released its retro-inspired “dumbphone,” the The MP01. The cool-looking feature phone takes us away from apps as it allows nothing more than texting and calling… More at Mashable.
I really like the design of this phone. It’s like early Motorola with a modern twist.