Gizmodo Newsletter Newsletter: Someone Built a Distraction-Free Cellphone With a Working Old-School Rotary Dial


Published by Gizmodo Newsletter on February 13th, 2020 1:00pm. 5 views.



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The smartphone changed the world, but it wasn’t all for the better. Mobile devices are packed full of endless productivity-killing...
Gizmodo February 13, 2020
Someone Built a Distraction-Free Cellphone With a Working Old-School Rotary Dial
The smartphone changed the world, but it wasn’t all for the better. Mobile devices are packed full of endless productivity-killing distractions, and the ability to actually make a phone call almost seems like an afterthought now. A frustrated Justine Haupt came up with an unorthodox solution: she designed and built a mobile phone with a rotary dial that looks like it’s 40 years old.
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