Fantasy or reality? Going without smartphone for 1 year
Last updated 4/25/2019 at Noon
Taking away a smartphone from millennials is kinda like depriving them of food and water.
So why would a 30-year-old named Elana Mugdan, a filmmaker and young-adult author from New York City, ditch her iPhone 5S computer-in-a-pocket for yikes! a flip phone, endearingly known these days as a “dumb phone”?
There’s a good reason 100,000 of them, really.
Mugdan was chosen from 100,000 Twitter and Instagram entries in a contest sponsored by Vitaminwater to go one year sans smartphone. That year started Feb. 15. At the end of the year, Mugdan will take a lie detector test to det...