Some memories are written more strongly into the brain’s circuitry, like memories tied to emotions and memories for things that we hold every day for years — including gadgets.
In the tech world, only a handful of companies have been around long enough to gin up nostalgic responses to their aged products. And that nostalgia can spur fans of these products to demand their return.
This is what happens when you design a phone for people who don’t want to be tied to their phones every minute of the day. Designers at Monohm drew their inspiration for this smartphone, called the Runcible, from the pocketable devices of eras past: pocket watches, compasses and makeup compacts. Learn more about this inventive phone here.