Man, I hit rock bottom few days ago. I was travelling in Crete, and went to a Gyros place just because they had a free WiFi and the owners agreed to charge my dead iPhone under the bar. And I really don’t like Gyros you see…
Moran Kadussi, Tel-Aviv, Israel
When I went to repair my iPhone at the mobile-center, the technician took the phone, and told me: “Please come back in twenty minutes, and your iPhone will be ready”. I looked at him sadly, thinking: “but where would I go without my phone?!”
Adam Leisner, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Last night I had a dream where I accidentally drilled a hole into my iPhone and basically ruined it.
I woke up screaming.
Shai Orbach, Tel-Aviv, Israel
For me, the iPhone had become a toxic compulsion. It had completed its invasion and occupation of my interstitial time — all those minutes riding the train, waiting in line, that used to be such fertile territory for daydreaming and storymaking.
Robin Sloan, Writer, California.
From an interview given to The Millions.