Published: Mon, June 10, 2019
IT | By Lester Massey

Trade your flip phone for a smartphone and win $1,000

Trade your flip phone for a smartphone and win $1,000

"Our ideal candidate will be a self-proclaimed smartphone fiend who's always up to date on the latest tech news". Whenever you are willing to discover, chances are you'll per chance cease up winning $1,000. The company is doing this to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first flip phone (the Motorola MicroTAC).

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

The more one depends on a Wi-Fi enabled device, the better.

The corporate will additionally present the participant with a so-known as "survival kit" that comprises a physical map to be identical outdated barely than apps esteem Google Maps, a physical mobile phone e book for jotting down mobile phone numbers, a pen and notebook, and retro CDs with 90s-generation music. Bonus points go to applicants who have an active social presence or are willing to vlog their experience.

As phase of the contest, you're going to wish to aid observe of the length of time it takes to total tasks equivalent to texting and checking email.


Applicants must be at least 18 years old and a US resident.

If you're answer is yes, then you need to jump on the Flip Phone Challenge!

If you want to apply for the job, you'll have to fill out the online questionnaire and explain in 200 words why you are the right candidate. The person selected will be informed no later than July 8th and will be sent guidelines on how they are expected to record the experience.

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