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Apr 13, 2017
Addiction to smartphones can lead to personal and social problemsPeople who use smartphones in excess may experience personal, social and workplace problems, warns new research.
Mar 15, 2017
Survey suggests drug abuse lower in teenagers due to heavy usage of smartphones and PCsAdolescents in the US may be using less drugs because they are constantly stimulated and entertained by their computers and smartphones, experts say.
Sep 28, 2016
Study says smartphones are hampering sleep patternsThe study "Global Mobile Consumer Survey 2016" conducted by global consultancy firm Deloitte found that almost half of 18 to 24-year-olds check their phones in the middle of the night.
Jun 27, 2016
Japanese girl injured by moving train while using smartphoneA 17-year-old Japanese girl was hit and injured by a moving train while walking along the edges of the station platform, fully engrossed in her smartphone
May 11, 2016
Did you know smartphones can make you hyperactive?Pervasive use of a smartphone could be the reason behind attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)-like symptoms, new research suggests.
May 06, 2016
Millenials spend over 3 hours a day, on average, on their smartphonesMillennials — those born in the two decades after 1980s — are hooked to their smartphones or phablet screens for over three hours a day, media reported.
Mar 18, 2016
Addicted to your smartphone? It may make you impulsivePeople who constantly check their smartphone throughout the day may be more impatient and impulsive, says a new study
Mar 03, 2016
Glued to your smartphone? It can lead to depression and anxietyA new study has found that addiction to – and not simply use of – mobile phones and internet is linked to anxiety and depression in teenagers.
Dec 18, 2015
Lock n' LoL is a detox app for smartphone addicts“Lock n' LoL” app is developed by researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology that helps people restrain themselves from using smartphones during meetings or social gatherings.
Jan 30, 2015
People grow emotionally attached to their smartphones, says studyPeople are becoming emotionally attached to their smartphones, show researchers from Loughborough University and University of Iceland in Reykjavik.