Picture the scene: Mum’s managed to get the whole family to sit down to a tasty lasagne. Only Dad’s glued to the golf on TV, number one son is gaming with someone in Guangzhou, and even the nipper’s not giving her lip, as they’re Backchatting away on their smartphone. Conversation? Forget it. Family time? No chance.
Never mind, Mum, you’re not alone. 69% of Aussie households admit to witnessing rows as a result of too much tech distraction at the dinner table. Step forward, Dolmio, to save the day. They’ve launched the Pepper Hacker campaign, allowing parents to power-down devices with the twist of a peppermill.
As well as actually dispensing seasoning, this household hacker switches off everything from TVs to tablets to wi-fi, even shutting down individual apps, to reclaim real time family time from the grip of the screen. Now there’s an idea that’s above the salt.
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