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This article was published on May 17, 2015

The Light Phone is a credit card-sized phone designed to be used as little as possible


The Light Phone is a credit card-sized phone designed to be used as little as possible
Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
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Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten

Founder & board member, TNW

Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.

This is one of their selling points:

We are using the same technology we used ten years ago, to build a phone

Goes to show new and more isn’t always better. It’s a Kickstarter project and at the time of writing this they’ve reached $54,115 of their $200,000 goal with 41 days to go.

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Even though it’s a great concept and I would love to own one of these there’s a close resemblance to John’s Phone, a very similar basic phone project from 2010.

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