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Majority of Brits now suffering for their ‘screen time’

Square-eyed Brits are starting to feel the ill-effects of their technology use – as research reveals the average adult now spends seven hours a day staring at a screen. A shocking 55% admit that they feel their time spent staring at screens is now affecting them, with ‘eye discomfort’ emerging as the most common symptom. [...]


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The Mum-line – women spend two months of their life chatting to mum on the phone

The average woman will spend the equivalent of two months of her life chatting on the phone – to her mum, a new study and infographic has revealed. Researchers found that women make an average of three calls a week to their mum, with each conversation lasting just over 16 minutes. That’s a total of [...]


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Mobile life – iPhone users are image conscious, Blackberry users earn the most

iPhone owners are more vain and spend more on clothes and grooming than those who have BlackBerrys, it has been revealed. A lifestyle study of 2,000 smartphone users found people with an iPhone are more image conscious and generally rate themselves more attractive than those with other handsets. But BlackBerry owners, however, are busier, send [...]


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Cyber sneaking- 20% of men have a ‘secret’ e-mail account hidden from other half

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One in five men have a secret email account they use to hide correspondence from their partner, a survey has revealed. Researchers revealed millions of men keep an account they opened years ago to correspond with an ex-partner or somebody their other half doesn’t like. Worryingly, one in ten of those deliberately set up the [...]


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Brits stung by calls to Olympic Guests

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Brits are being warned they could incur up to £200(1) in unexpected mobile call charges when they phone friends and family visiting from abroad during the Olympics, according to a new study. The report by mobile telecoms operator Lebara reveals that one in ten UK households(2) will host visitors from abroad during the Olympic Games, [...]


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Mobile overtime- 23 extra days a year worked out-of-office

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The average Brit now puts in more than three weeks of overtime a year – by answering calls and emails at home. Researchers have found that nine out of ten of us continue working when we have left the office – typically for a total of three hours and 31 minutes each week. That’s a total [...]


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Death of Handwriting

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The average person hasn’t written by hand for 41 days, it has been revealed. The full extent to which technology has taken over our lives was revealed in a study of 2,000 Brits – one in three hasn’t had cause to hand write anything properly for over six months. Gone are the days of handwritten [...]


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