Thinking about minimalism in my personal tech world.
it all started when I upgraded the software on my mobile phone. I went from Android version 7 to 8 using an open source custom ROM. You can find it on XDA Developers.
The call feature has an issue on the OnePlus One, where the person on the other end of the call cannot hear me talk, but works if I switch audio to to the loud speaker.
To add more to the injury, I noticed spam calls have increased, so not answering the phone seems like a good idea to me. To reduce all this annoyance, I’ve disabled the ringer and vibrate mode.
Basically, I use the phone to manage all personal communications (calls, text, email) on my terms, when the time suits me. Telephone calls simply become voice mails, and i can check those anytime i want. It doesn’t have to disrupt my day, and i’m not missing it.