Take a look below at this trio of devices that will ensure you concentrate on those around you, and not your mobile — even if it’s just for a little while.
Available with different slogans and customizable with names, Banish Bags come with a number of security seals that feature unique codes so once a phone has been “banished,” you’ll know if the seal has been broken.
Perfect for: A friend who needs intervention from their phone addiction
Cost: From around $22
This novelty item puts your cellphone “in the slammer.” With room for multiple phones, and a timer option to unlock the cage, it’s designed for some mobile-free quality family moments at mealtimes and game nights.
Perfect for: Families or couples who want to enjoy some mobile-free time together
The “Blokket” features two phrases, “goodbye phone, hello world,” or “my phone is off for you.” This cell signal-blocking pouch works as a courtesy gesture to let those around you know you value their company more than your mobile.
Perfect for: Anyone who needs a gentle reminder to put their handset down and engage with the real world
Image: Flickr, Lulu Vision