Thoughts on Airplane Mode and (Dis)Connectivity

Thoughts on Airplane Mode and (Dis)Connectivity
technology
Christine Huang
  • 19 september 2008

Jan Chipchase offers some interesting thoughts on the iPhone and what “Airplane Mode” says about our evolving relationship towards mobile devices. The creation of this switch that stops our phones from making and receiving calls, but keeps its other functions intact is, in Chipchase’s view, a reflection of how our phones have become more than just phones. Or perhaps become something else entirely. He writes:

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