Research + News | Topic: Tech Gadgets
Feb 13, 2018
This Simple Solution To Smartphone Addiction Is Now Used In Over 600 U.S. Schools
Graham Dugoni, 31, started Yondr to remind people what it’s like to live phone-free. Read the article here.
Jan 9, 2018
Fitbit Considers Developing Smartwatch For Kids
In recent years the market for devices that help parents track their children’s health has grown enormously. Read the article here.
Jan 2, 2018
Helping Teens Turn Off In A World That’s ‘Always On’: The Links Between Technology And Depression
A new study links anxiety, severe depression, suicide attempts and suicide with the rise in use of smartphones, tablets and other devices. Read the article here.
Dec 21, 2017
Tips For A Tech-Wise Christmas
Here are some key statistics and helpful tips to make yours a tech-wise home for the holidays. Read the article from Barna here.
Nov 28, 2017
Tech Still Tops Many Consumers’ Holiday Lists
As the holiday shopping season officially gets underway this week, electronics are once again among the top items on consumers’ lists. Read the article here.
Nov 3, 2017
Screen Time Is Changing The Way We Think, Focus, And Memorize
Electronic devices (especially smartphones) are addictive and can easily distract us from the very “tasks” our phones purport to simplify. Read the article here.
Nov 2, 2017
Removing Digital Devices From The Bedroom Can Improve Sleep For Children, Teens
Removing electronic media from the bedroom and encouraging a calming bedtime routine are among recommendations Penn State researchers outline in a recent manuscript on digital media and sleep in childhood and adolescence. Read the article here.
Aug 2, 2017
Turns Out, Activity Trackers Discourage Teenagers From Exercise
Wearable activity trackers such as FitBit could be doing more harm than good in encouraging young teenagers to exercise, a study suggests. Read the article here.
Jul 27, 2017
Teenage Tantrums As Kids Demand Mum And Dad Pick Up The Bill For Their Digital Lives
Despite two thirds of kids owning a smartphone (67% of those aged 8-15), fewer than one in 10 (9%) pay their own phone bill – according to findings from the latest Halifax Pocket Money Survey. Read the press release here.
Jul 27, 2017
Over 1/3 Of Millennials In Relationships Spy On Partners’ Digital Correspondence
Devices—and their contents—are a new path to breakups. Read the report here.