Behold, the most absurd smartphone accessory ever

Yes, yes, we all spend too much time on our phones. You know it, we know it, everybody knows it – but what's the answer? Screen Time? Self-discipline? Nope – according to one South Korean industrial designer, the answer is, of course, strapping a robotic third eyeball to your forehead.

Dubbed The Third Eye, Minwook Paeng's solution for a generation of ‘smartphone zombies’ is designed to spot obstacles in front of you, so you don't have to. The device will then alert the wearer – so you don't have to take your eyes off any of the best camera phones for even a second.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.