Digital Diet: Disconnect to connect - AmericaNowNews.com

TechTips

Digital Diet: Disconnect to connect

According to a Time Magazine survey of 5,000 international cell phone users, 84 percent said they could not go a single day without their cell phones. Fifty percent of Americans sleep with their phone like a teddy bear or a spouse, and 20 percent check their phone every 10 minutes.

Would you take the digital diet challenge in an effort to disconnect and connect. The goal of the digital diet is to distinguish between what you really like to use and what's become a habit.

Experts say if you find it impossible to complete a digital diet, it may be an indicator you need some help.

Recent statistics show one in ten people having a serious addiction to technology, especially the Internet.

Experts say while it's easy to let digital devices take over, in most cases the problem can be overcome.

Copyright 2013 America Now. All rights reserved.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Mouse droppings cause disease

    Mouse droppings cause respiratory disease

    Mice are one of the most resilient mammals living on the planet. Some people have them as pets, and they're also used in laboratory experiments. If wild mice get inside your house, they can potentially
    If wild mice find a way inside your home, they can potentially cause thousands of dollars worth of damage to your drywall and insulation. They can also transmit a harmful disease which can cause death in humans. 
  • Six deadly foods for dogs

    Six deadly foods for dogs

    Every pet owner knows a dog can get into just about anything around the house. One woman found that out the hard way when her dog ate a bunch of grapes! Turns out, that's one of the most dangerous foods
    Every pet owner knows a dog can get into just about anything around the house. But these common snacks could be fatal for Fido.
  • Hidden fire danger in your home

    Hidden fire danger is likely lurking in your home

    Since most us probably have a phone charger plugged in at home right now, we decided to do an investigation to see how exactly a phone charger can cause a fire.
    Since most us probably have a phone charger plugged in at home right now, we decided to do an investigation to see how exactly a phone charger can cause a fire.
Powered by WorldNow