If you’re sick of getting updates from Facebook ‘friends’ you haven’t actually seen since you sat your school exams back in 1995, it’s time to streamline your social networking. So take a look at the new app from fashion brand The Kooples: Blackout. It’s designed to connect you to only one other person: your partner.
Some of the features are a bit weird. For instance, a live timer counts every second of your relationship, which seems either pointless or needlessly alarming (if my other half knew that he’d spent over 300 million seconds of his life with me, I’m pretty sure he’d have a panic attack). But Blackout’s most useful function could really help couples spend more quality time together – just set your phone to ‘blackout mode’ and the app blocks all calls, texts and other notifications. So no more interjections from the ‘Rugby Bants’ Whatsapp group while you’re mooning at each other over a bottle of red.
Watch the YouTube video here.