Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 16 September 2014

Apple pedestrian mobile app is the final straw

Apple's pedestrian-avoidance plan for the terminally phone-struck (Saturday Review, April 5) is one more blow in the drive to render normal human behaviour redundant.

The massive surge in numbers of those who 'walk and talk' has become one of the most annoying features of the urban landscape.

It's bad enough coping with the ear-plug barkers shouting into thin air, but 10 times worse with those who simply stare at their phones while veering randomly into fellow pedestrians.

Now, combine that, as some already do, with a bicycle...

CHRIS DAWES

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