"This one comes pre-loaded with nude photos of Bono": Stephen Colbert shows off his new iPhone 6

Stephen Colbert is pretty jazzed about his new phone, and new apps like Checky

By Sarah Gray

Published September 19, 2014 2:19PM (EDT)

 Colbert with iPhone 6 Plus    (svreenshot/"The Colbert Report")
Colbert with iPhone 6 Plus (svreenshot/"The Colbert Report")

Stephen Colbert is a fan of technology, and on Thursday night he waxed poetically about his new iPhone 6 Plus.

Despite his fandom, Colbert does worry that people are too reliant on technology, and spend too much time staring at their phones -- at least that's what Siri told him to say.

In order to curb this phone reliance, he introduced the Colbert Nation to Checky, an app that counts how many times you check your phone in a day. Colbert, however, decided to use the app in a different way; watch below:


Sarah Gray

Sarah Gray is an assistant editor at Salon, focusing on innovation. Follow @sarahhhgray or email sgray@salon.com.

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