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Smartphones are now causing young adults stress, anxiety and even depression
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Smartphones are now causing young adults stress, anxiety and even depression

Study reveals smartphone addiction or problematic smartphone use is a real thing and it negatively affects the mental health of children and young adults.

Google's Digital Wellbeing feature could be slowing Pixel devices: How to disable it
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Google's Digital Wellbeing feature could be slowing Pixel devices: How to disable it

Disabling the digital wellbeing feature is said to smooth out framerate issues, general sluggishness.

WWDC 2018: Apple expected to launch a Digital Health feature in iOS 12 to help you cut down on your iPhone usage
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WWDC 2018: Apple expected to launch a Digital Health feature in iOS 12 to help you cut down on your iPhone usage

Apple is planning to introduce a feature which will ensure that you spend less time on the iPhone. The feature is speculated to be called Digital Health,

Smartphone addiction: University students in India check their smartphones up to 150 times a day
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Smartphone addiction: University students in India check their smartphones up to 150 times a day

The research highlights that 63 percent use smartphone for 4 and 7 hours whereas 23 percent use the smartphone for more than 8 hours daily.

Study indicates that children are spending 30 minutes more time daily on smartphones and computers
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Study indicates that children are spending 30 minutes more time daily on smartphones and computers

Children were spending 10 minutes less time watching TV between 2000 and 2015, the study said.

Addiction to smartphones can lead to personal and social problems
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Addiction to smartphones can lead to personal and social problems

People who use smartphones in excess may experience personal, social and workplace problems, warns new research.

Survey suggests drug abuse lower in teenagers due to heavy usage of smartphones and PCs
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Survey suggests drug abuse lower in teenagers due to heavy usage of smartphones and PCs

Adolescents in the US may be using less drugs because they are constantly stimulated and entertained by their computers and smartphones, experts say.

Study says smartphones are hampering sleep patterns
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Study says smartphones are hampering sleep patterns

The 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.

Japanese girl injured by moving train while using smartphone
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Japanese girl injured by moving train while using smartphone

A 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

Millenials spend over 3 hours a day, on average, on their smartphones
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Millenials spend over 3 hours a day, on average, on their smartphones

Millennials — those born in the two decades after 1980s — are hooked to their smartphones or phablet screens for over three hours a day, media reported.

Addicted to your smartphone? It may make you impulsive
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Addicted to your smartphone? It may make you impulsive

People who constantly check their smartphone throughout the day may be more impatient and impulsive, says a new study

Glued to your smartphone? It can lead to depression and anxiety
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Glued to your smartphone? It can lead to depression and anxiety

A new study has found that addiction to – and not simply use of – mobile phones and internet is linked to anxiety and depression in teenagers.

Lock n' LoL is a detox app for smartphone addicts
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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.

People grow emotionally attached to their smartphones, says study
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People grow emotionally attached to their smartphones, says study

People are becoming emotionally attached to their smartphones, show researchers from Loughborough University and University of Iceland in Reykjavik.

Guess what people can give up alcohol and chocolate for?
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Guess what people can give up alcohol and chocolate for?

If you cannot think of a life beyond apps which have replaced evening strolls and the morning cup of tea, read this: People are even ready to give up drinking and chocolates for gadget time!