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Giving up technology is as ´stressful
as getting married´ - and Thursday is
the hardest day to go without gadgets

Daily Mail [UK], by Victoria Woollaston

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 12/5/2013 4:35:48 PM

If the very thought of being without your smartphone brings you out in a cold sweat you could be suffering from a form of technology addiction. New research has found that more than half of gadget owners (53 per cent) worldwide admit to suffering anxiety when they can’t use their phones and added having a tech detox was ‘as stressful as a trip to the dentist or even their own wedding day.’ The number of people being treated for this addiction has risen over the past year and around 1 in 8 people in the UK now exhibit signs of being hooked

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/5/2013 4:43:39 PM     (No. 9641862)

I relish the time I can get away from the electronic umbilical cord.
Example: in early November I spent the better part of a week in the backwoods on a hunting trip. Big house, but loaded with siblings, cousins, and assorted relatives. No electricity, no running water, and best of all, no mobile phone signal, and certainly no internet.
It was heavenly.

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