Tag: smartphones


Useless plastic NoPhone curbs smartphone addiction

According to Occam’s razor, the simplest solutions are oft the best. And when trying to ease smartphone addiction, it couldn’t possibly get simpler than the NoPhone. This 100% water resistant phone-shaped device is essentially a rectangular plastic slab. What does it do? Absolutely nothing save act as surrogate to any mobile device. Continue Reading..


Watch: A hard-hitting PSA on smartphone use while driving

As we head into the Labour Day weekend, there will be a lot of people out on the roads either getting ready for school, or heading to the cottage one last time before the end of summer. Some of those people on the road may also be on their smartphones, not paying close enough attention to their surroundings. To discourage drivers from texting while driving, AT&T has begun its fifth year of its award-winning campaign called It Can Wait.Continue Reading..


Smart ads show how smartphone obsession is killing personal interactions

Researchers today are claiming that people (children in particular) are so engrossed in their phones that they can’t accurately read how people are feeling, or how to interact with people in real-life. Many people now even have what’s called smartphone-loss anxiety disorder, where they must have their phones on them at all times or they freak out. Continue Reading..


A sidewalk lane in China for people on their phones

These days people are captivated by their smartphones and connected devices; so much so that they have become oblivious to the world around them. This smartphone addiction is especially prevalent in Chinese youth. That’s why the city of Chongqing has created the first mobile phone sidewalk.Continue Reading..

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