Households across Canada and the United States are ditching their landlines in favour of mobile devices. Already the norm in most parts of the world, the growing number of mobile-only households is a clear indication that consumers want to stay connected without being tied to a physical location. A new start-up is taking this trend one step further and is looking to de-link snail mail from a fixed address. The premise behind Outbox is simple: they intercept your daily mail, scan it and push a digital copy to the recipient. Plus, users can request the original hardcopy of anything they receive. Positioned as a complement to traditional postal services, Outbox is part of a growing number of businesses that are using technology to reconcile the online and offline worlds without eradicating one or the other.