Don’t restore your phone from a backup: Why you should start fresh

If you keep a phone around long enough, it becomes a vestige of an old version of yourself, or even many former versions of yourself. 
Regrettable texts, untouched apps, and pointless screenshots are scattered on its internal storage. The cloud makes it worse by making these files available even when we get a new phone. It's a gigantic mess that's never worth sorting through, especially when it's so easy to bring back the old files. 
But my iPhone X has given me a new lease on life. Rather than backing up my musty old data from Apple, I'm just letting it go. No old apps. No old contacts. Nothing's old. It's a completely fresh start.  Read more... More about Smartphones , Apps And Software , Iphone X , Tech , and Consumer Tech