- The Google Envelope converts your normal smartphone to a keypad phone for as long as you want.
- The Google Envelope is just as simple as that. The design may sound way too simple but is an innovative idea from Google.
- The Google Envelope also comes with an app which allows you to control and manage the activities of your phone while it is in the Google Envelope case.
Do you sometimes feel like you have been using your mobile device for way too long and need to take a break from all the unnecessary usage of your phone? This is the case with most of the people of this generation. Many of us use our mobile phones for more than 6 hours which is very bad for our health. Google comes with a very simple yet effective solution for this problem.
The Google Envelope is a simple phone case which covers your phone from all directions with a paper or plastic sheet and only allows you to use the very necessary features of your phone like dialing or receiving a call or knowing the time, etc. The Google Envelope also comes with an app which allows you to control and manage the activities of your phone while it is in the Google Envelope case.
Problem Solving By The Product
People in today’s world cannot imagine their lives without a smartphone. Although the use of smartphones has solved uncountable number of problems, some people just can’t get a break from it. Many people develop a constant habit of using their smartphone device which leads to eye strains and several mental diseases. The doctors consult to limit the smartphone usage to give rest to your mind as well as the body. To help with this, many people use 2 phones, a smartphone and a simple keypad phone. They use the keypad phone at work to avoid the risk of using their phones for hours. Although this process is a bit effective but is full of difficulties like managing two phones in itself is a big task.
This problem can be resolved by Google’s new innovation Google Envelope. The Google Envelope converts your normal smartphone to a keypad phone for as long as you want. This allows you to take a break from all the smart applications of your phone and just use it as a normal keypad phone for some time. All you will be allowed to do in this duration is dial or receive calls, check the time and some other basic functions. This simple yet innovative and effective case for your mobile phone allows you to manage your smartphone usage and increase your health.
The Google Envelope comes with an app which is available on the Google Play Store to be downloaded for free. Opening the app and following the instructions you will find a PDF file with the layout of the Google Envelope Phone Case. All you have to do is to take a print out of the Google Envelope layout and cut it out. Pack your phone inside the envelope and activate the envelope mode from the app inside the phone.
Now, seal the envelope shut by applying any glue. You have just lost all the smart features of your android phone. You android phone is now just like any other keypad phone. The layout provides you with the holes for all the numbers so that you can dial the phone numbers. It also has 2 separate holes for you to receive or reject an incoming call. The name of the person calling will be visible. To check the time you need to select the time and the time will be shown as flashing numbers on the numeric dial pad like if the time is 20:48, the numeric pads will glow like 2, 0, 4, and 8.
The Google Envelope is just as simple as that. The design may sound way too simple but is an innovative idea from Google. Google have been known for introducing numerous innovative and simple ideas. They also introduced the Activity Bubbles live wallpaper app which had pretty much the same motive. It started adding the bubbles more and more the longer you used your phone so that when the screen was full of bubbles, you know you should take a break.
The Google Envelope has two initial layouts. The first one was to use for calling only, while the second one allows you to use your phone as a camera only. The layout converts your phone into a camera and allows you to only take pictures and record videos. This has not been very famous because even though you can use the camera, you had to take a blind shot and had to wait until you took the cover off to look at the pictures and videos you shot.
The Google envelope had initially been launched only for The Google Pixel 3A phone. The layout matches and fits perfectly over the phone and allows you not to use it. In the age of increase in functionality, Google brings you a device to control the usage of technology as excess of anything can prove to be harmful for anyone.
Plans For Launch
The Google Envelope had been initially launched only for the Google Pixel 3 A phone and is expected to be released for other devices too. Google always starts with the Pixel Phones for any application and if it becomes a success, the other devices in the market start receiving the functionality of the creative mind of Google. Although the Google Envelope is free and popular, Google will have to create layouts and program the app to be capable of being used in all other phones which may take some time.
Google is a technology based incorporation which has the parent company as Alphabet Inc. It was initially founded in September 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. The current CEO of Google is Sundar Pichai. Google is one of the world’s leading tech companies which controls one of the largest and widest used Operating Systems, the Android. Apart from Android and development, Google also builds Phones, and other convenience devices and uncountable other technologies which are used by numerous companies to provide better hardware and software to the devices. Google has also been leading in the race to Artificial Intelligence with the development of its smart Assistant.
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