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Screen time stories

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Phantom vibration syndrome rises with increased UK smartphone usage
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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Phantom Vibration Syndrome surge experienced, correlating with a rise in UK smartphone usage, now averaging 4.14 hours daily.
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Kiwi parents' fears over children's technology use ease slightly
Mon, 6th Nov 2023
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New Zealand parents show a mild decline in worry over their children's use of technology, according to a recent survey.
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Samsung delivers standout Business Monitor solutions for today's workers
Thu, 13th Oct 2022
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Samsung's extensive range of business monitors is the go-to solution for employees seeking reliable, efficient, and healthy workspace setups.
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Online security a concern as screen addiction surges during COVID-19 lockdown
Wed, 25th Aug 2021
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online services
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mental health
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COVID-19 is fueling screen addiction among New Zealanders, with 36% admitting they are hooked, according to NortonLifeLock's global study.
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Kiwis keen to reduce workplace screen time - for a $250 bonus
Thu, 5th Mar 2020
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mental health
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technology addiction
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frog recruitment
The poll shows an appetite for workplaces to assess the amount of time their employees are on a screen, and provide an incentive for people to switch off.
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Disconnection anxiety hitting home for Kiwis
Thu, 25th Feb 2016
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digital entertainment
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A new survey reveals just how much of an impact the internet is having on Kiwis - and our anxiety when disconnected.