Smartphone Separation Anxiety. I still have a landline, and even I tend to carry my phone with me from room to room. And, I wonder, is there an ereader equivalent of this? I tend not to leave the house without a Kindle, even though I have an app on my phone….
The other day, as I sat on the couch with a dead iPhone resting on my belly, I found myself wondering why my phone is constantly dead. And I had a revelation: I’d rather have a dead phone within reach than be even a few feet away from it as it charges across the room. It’s pathetic, I know, but absolutely true.
The noPhone is built specifically to alleviate the anxiety that comes along with not having a phone, and/or work as a substitute for a phone during those moments when you should really be more attentive to what’s happening in your real life.
The noPhone can come with you on a first date so that you can still maintain eye contact and pay attention without having a panic attack. You can also take the noPhone with you when you go camping or hiking, where your…
Amazon is giving away over $100 worth of Android apps in their app store. The apps, which Amazon dubs “Essential,” are free Thursday, July 31, 2014 and Friday, August 1, 2014.
There is a nice variety among the 30 apps offered. These include productivity programs such as an alarm clock, a PDF viewer, a photo editor, a calendar, even workout and travel apps, There are also apps for math and music, games, and language coaching. Instapaper and the Oxford Advanced Learning Dictionary are included among the selections.