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Constantly texting? Know about the smartphone pinky syndrome

April 18, 2020 12:01 pm

Although this isn’t extremely damaging to one’s health, there are other factors in play that would influence the rates of degenerative change on joints such as – diet, family history and underlying health conditions

Is 'phubbing' ruining your life? Here's what you need to know

February 04, 2020 5:14 pm

Experts believe that phubbing takes away from the experience of being physically and mentally present with people and engaging with them.

Phone addiction linked to loneliness, may make students anxious about tests: Study

January 19, 2020 3:00 pm

About one-fourth of the students said they spent over four hours a day online, and the rest reported that they spent between one to three hours everyday.

Do you check your phone compulsively? Here are some common triggers

December 27, 2019 12:19 pm

You are not alone when it comes to smartphone addiction. Across age groups, people are obsessing about their phone, more importantly the apps present inside, studies reveal.

Netflix addiction: Press Pause

October 15, 2018 6:57 am

Entertaining ourselves to madness. Human beings are not machines. Binge watching isn’t wild debauchery. Of all the vices it’s possible to succumb to — drugs, alcohol, even copious amounts of food — Netflix is, by far the least problematic.

Hyderabad: Angered by son's cell phone addiction, man 'cuts off' his hand

March 06, 2018 3:52 pm

"The victim, who works for a cable operator, had recently bought a smart phone and continuously watched films on it despite his father warning him against it," the police officer said.

How I rediscovered my life after losing a smartphone

January 09, 2015 5:48 pm

After spending more than 7 days without a smartphone, here is how my world changed.

Addicted to smartphone? Try NoPhone

September 15, 2014 9:57 am

NoPhone acts as a phone surrogate for those addicted to their smartphones, media reports said.

Your smartphone could be worth $12,000,finds new survey

May 22, 2013 4:09 pm

Email,text,social networking apps lead the pack for frequency of use,followed by games,web browsing.

3 in 10 drivers send texts while at the wheel: study

September 29, 2011 12:15 pm

Smartphone addiction is on a rise in UK where users are unable to go long without checking their phone.