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People spending 3.1 hours a day on smartphone apps: Study
Self-imposed rules, boundaries important for smartphone use: Dr. Mike
Dr. Mikhail Varshavski discusses a study suggesting constant cell phone use affects the brain in a way similar to drugs and argues people should use common sense about how much time they spend with the devices.
People across the globe are spending an average of 3.1 hours per day, or one-fourth of their waking lives, using apps on their phones, a new study shows.
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2020 is set to be the biggest year yet for mobile phone usage, based on trends from the past four years, data and analytics website App Annie found in its 2020 "Mobile App Evolution" report.
"The importance of mobile has grown tremendously over the past five years," Herman Lee, senior manager of professional services at App Annie, wrote in a July 23 blog post.