I Swapped My iPhone for an Apple Watch and Here’s What Happened.

A glimpse at an audio-first, phone-free future.

Franz Schrepf
Feb 5 · 8 min read
Photo by Angus Gray on Unsplash

Working from home and still using your phone?

Audio-first: A step into the future, not the past

The infamous Nokia 8110 4G banana phone.
A Nokia user out in the wild.

Details: How to replace your Phone with a Watch

Prepare your setup, routines, and devices

Moved to laptop

Bear — note taking in action.

Moved to watch

Details: What’s it like to only use your Apple Watch?

Weak: Let’s start with the bad.

Classic withdrawal symptom: Aimlessly swiping around on your watch.

Woke: All the good stuff the future has to offer!

Me, disappearing in the bathroom for 20min with my phone.

Conclusion: The future is near!

Main apps now are Apple Podcast, banking, and changing watch settings.

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Franz Schrepf

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Strategic Partnerships @ Hopin, the world’s leading virtual events platform. Thinking about #startups, #integrations, #virtualevents, and #futureofwork.

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