There are spiritual politics in iPhone colors.
Apple debuted the iPhone 11 on Tuesday, which comes in the standard black and white, as well as a ruby red, cool yellow, fresh green, and delicious purple.
Sure, we can think of these vibrant strips of plastic as an Apple marketing tool, meant to convince us all to drop the fattest of stacks upon something “new.”
Or, we can hold this cynical perspective to be true, while also recognizing that our phones are our most intimate physical companions, microchips of our souls. And that, like the colors we choose for the objects that adorn us, they can both reflect who we are, and determine what we bring into our lives. Read more…