Ed walked out of the store proudly admiring his new smartphone. The young clerk had patiently set it up for him.
After a few steps down the sidewalk, Ed heard a ding.
Breaking news . . . .
He glanced at the phone, then continued walking until another ding rang.
Weather update . . . .
A few seconds later, a series of dings stopped him in his tracks.
Stock market opens . . . .
No appointments today . . . .
Active calories burned . . . .
Reminder . . . .
Edna met her exasperated husband at the door and heard a ding.
Total steps taken . . . .
Edna laughed, then calmly showed Ed how to turn off Notifications on his phone.