Switch back to flip phone for a week, you could win $1,000

10 June, 2019, 02:10 | Author: Brenda Erickson
  • Would you give up your smartphone for one week in order to win $1,000

In this case, Internet service provider Frontier Communications is the "someone" in question, and it's just launched its "Flip Phone Challenge" apparently right in time for the 30th anniversary of the first Motorola phone with a clamshell design, the MicroTAC, that was created in 1989.

Most of us couldn't live without our smartphones, but could you do it for $1,000?

Could you make it one week without your smartphone?

Do you have what it takes to go one week without a smartphone, instead relying on the "antiquated" flip phone?

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"Our ideal candidate will be a self-proclaimed smartphone fiend who's always up to date on the latest tech news".

As portion of the contest, chances are you'll per chance want to lend a hand tune of the quantity of time it takes to cease projects equivalent to texting and checking email. It also doesn't voice any principles about staying away from other devices like tablets or laptops, potentially rendering all of the experiment unnecessary. There are bonus points for anyone with an active social presence who would be willing to vlog the experience.

Frontier is now not the finest company searching for to place our reliance on smartphones to the take a look at. It could be yours if you're willing to swap your smartphone with a flip phone for a week. The Brooklyn-primarily primarily based startup Light launched a "tiresome" phone in 2015 that can tackle finest well-liked initiatives corresponding to making calls and telling the time.



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