One of the things I liked to do as a teacher was ask the kids to apply today's technology to a completely different context. For instance, how might someone like Oliver Cromwell used the internet?
You can find more ideas like that, and get a better idea of what I'm talking about, from the article Shock tactics: 7 ideas for teaching with technology.
For example, there is the e-reader used book simulation, which includes simulated coffee stains and an old book smell. Also, libraries of the future, a Jane Austen-type dialogue with emojis, and others.
A great, sideways look at modern life.
My drawing below was inspired by one of the cartoons in the book. I don't think he'll feel threatened by me somehow!