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Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:40 pm

Apparently "app addiction" is a real thing so companies are making dumb phones even "dumber" than the older style candybar Nokias.

It is desirable to have an emergency phone but I need my email unfortunately. Life.
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Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:01 am

Apps aren't the primary issue with addiction. It's the ongoing notifications every single time a friend blinks on social media, "ding", "ding", "ding" all throughout the day.


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Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:20 pm

How do you receive voice mail and write texts on that thing?


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Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:16 pm

Tasha wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 10:01 am
Apps aren't the primary issue with addiction. It's the ongoing notifications every single time a friend blinks on social media, "ding", "ding", "ding" all throughout the day.
I find it stressful when my phone would ring while driving, when there's no roadside area to park and check the message or call. Now I switch it to the night time sleep mode while driving, in a meeting or doing anything particularly important. I assume numerous road accidents are caused by mobiles ringing, texting while driving and the idiots who check messages at traffic lights. Put the phone down and watch the surroundings, taking a life because of a text is fd.
AlexMakeup wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:20 pm
How do you receive voice mail and write texts on that thing?
They have an Indiegogo page to bring out the 2nd light phone which they say will have alarm clock and texting. I can't see any mention of voicemail.


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Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:29 pm

Maxsy wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 6:16 pm
AlexMakeup wrote:
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:20 pm
How do you receive voice mail and write texts on that thing?
They have an Indiegogo page to bring out the 2nd light phone which they say will have alarm clock and texting. I can't see any mention of voicemail.
......... Oh ..... there's two.


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Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:33 am

It looks scary



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Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:39 pm

GuyShadow wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 10:33 am
It looks scary
how?



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Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:00 pm

I get 30 texts a day from friends. No social media apps would be ok but I desperately require texting functionality. You could just go to amazon and buy a cheap phone for 1/2 the price. It's cheaper and I doubt snake would distract anyone

Just remember the phone should be 3g or 4g as 2g has closed down in Aus, and probably everywhere else.

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Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:18 am

I totally support simplification and minimalism.


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Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:06 pm

AllyMarshall wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:00 pm
I get 30 texts a day from friends. No social media apps would be ok but I desperately require texting functionality. You could just go to amazon and buy a cheap phone for 1/2 the price. It's cheaper and I doubt snake would distract anyone

Just remember the phone should be 3g or 4g as 2g has closed down in Aus, and probably everywhere else.

I wish I was that popular !love They have a version, so they say that will have texting. You're right the Nokia 3310 3G remake should do the same job, plus it has battery standby for up to a month and is colourful.


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Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:29 pm

My friends are a walking example of mobile phone app addiction.
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Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:32 pm

The original light phone is 2G only. It wouldn't work in many countries now :(


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