The 48-hour tech detox challenge: It felt like I was missing one of my senses

ST journalists Yip Wai Yee and Bryan De Silva try going 48 hours without using any technology from Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft.
ST journalists Yip Wai Yee and Bryan De Silva try going 48 hours without using any technology from Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft.ST PHOTO: JACEN TAN
Straits Times journalists Yip Wai Yee and Bryan de Silva try to survive 48 hours without the products or services of tech giants Google, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook.

At first, the challenge - go 48 hours without using any technology from Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft - did not seem like it would be much of a sacrifice. After all, I've given up these same creature comforts and more in my military in-camp training stints before.

How wrong was I.

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