There might just be a solution to the problem. Most of the time the reason why we are not noticing our smartphones is because it is not attached to our body. It is not activating our senses successfully. So the solution would be is to develop an interface and a device that will be attached to your body and activate your senses at the right moment that you want them and at the same time send you a notification about these events and tasks.
In HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE if you wait for the credits to finish you will see
"NO DRAGONS WERE HARMED IN MAKING THIS MOVIE""