Tuesday, 28 August 2012

The stress-inducing smartphone

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TechRepublic Member | August 28, 2012

The stress-inducing smartphone

A common sight in urban settings is harried folks hurrying to some unknown destination, face down, all attention focused on the smartphone in hand. It's also common to see small groups of people at lunch, each engrossed on the smartphone he/she is carefully tapping. Read more

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