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This beautifully designed ‘dumb phone’ can only make calls and send texts — and it might be the key to curing our addiction to apps

The Light Phone 2 can make calls, send texts, handle basic directions, and call you a taxi — but it still doesn't have any apps.

Amazon’s new $130 Kindle Paperwhite is a boring device that can’t do very much — but that makes it perfect for helping break your ap...

The new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite isn't the most innovative device. But in 2018, that's kind of refreshing.

Here are all the new ways Apple can help you combat your smartphone addiction in iOS 12

iOS 12's new features are intended to help people understand how much time they're spending on their iPhone or iPad. You can now set time limits on certain apps, enable 'Do Not Disturb while you're sleeping,' and get reports on your smartphone activity.

There’s zero compelling evidence showing tech is as addictive as cocaine, according to scientists

Psychologists at the University of Oxford are highly sceptical of the media buzz around social media addiction, and are especially critical of comparisons between social media use and hard drugs like cocaine.

Almost half of millennials say they would rather give up shampooing for a week than stop using their phones

A study of over 1,000 cell-phone owning millennials revealed some interesting tidbits about how consumers prioritize their mobile devices over some fairly necessary habits and possessions.

74% of Americans believe smartphone addiction is a problem that should be solved by consumers — not tech companies or the government

Most Americans believe consumers are to blame for smartphone addiction. Only a tenth of the 2,200 adults surveyed by Morning Consult believe tech companies are responsible.

Nearly 50% of teens in the US say they’re now online ‘almost constantly,’ according to new research

A new study from Pew Research Center on teen internet and social media use found that nearly half of teens report being online on a near-constant basis. Another 44% say they go online multiple times every day.

Google’s next version of Android will tell you exactly how addicted you are to your phone

Google is introducing time limits on apps and blocking them after bed time to try and tackle smartphone addiction.
It isn't clear just yet how serious Google is about combatting smartphone addiction.

Google could outdo Apple and introduce new Android features to combat people’s phone addiction

Google is planning to add settings to its operating system, Android, designed to help people manage how much time they spend on their phones, according to The Washington Post.

YouTube will start bugging you if you binge too much — and it’s getting a new feature to make you less addicted

Google is tackling smartphone addiction, starting with YouTube. Now, it'll bug you if you watch too many videos, and it'll give you a daily digest of notifications.