MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Before the halcyon days of smart phones, there was the epoch of flip phones.
Now, one company is trying to get people to switch back to those sleek, switchblade-emulating cellular devices, and they’re putting their money where their mouth is.READ MORE: Semi Driver Killed In I-94 Crash In St. Michael, State Patrol Says
Business internet and phone provider, Frontier Bundles, is offering people $1,000 to switch from smartphone to flip phone for a week.READ MORE: Man Charged With Murder In Gunfight-Turned-Crash That Killed Autumn Merrick, 18
They’ll also give people a “survival kit” to ease boredom — including a physical map, notepad and pen, pocket phone book and a few CDs.
The company wants to study the influence smartphones has on users.MORE NEWS: Stray Bullets Hit Daycare, Multiple Homes In Brooklyn Park
If you are morbidly interested in participating in this study and would like to apply, click here.