24 Feb '11, 1am

You're probably one of them: 3 out of 4 poly & uni students say they can't help but fiddle with their phones & gadgets

You're probably one of them: 3 out of 4 poly & uni students say they can't help but fiddle with their phones & gadgets

In a survey of 600 polytechnic and university students, three-quarters of respondents admitted to constantly fiddling with their mobile phones and other electronic gadgets. -- ST FILE PHOTO THREE out of four of Singapore's tech-mad youngsters may be just a bit too fond of their electronic gadgets, suffering physically and socially as a result. In a survey of 600 polytechnic and university students, three-quarters admitted to constantly fiddling with their mobile phones and other electronic gadgets. Many of the respondents aged 17 to 25 checked their phones or laptops every few seconds, and took those gadgets with them wherever they went. More than two in five, for instance, took their mobile phones everywhere - including the toilet. And one in 50 respondents admitted to getting chided 'all the time' for ignoring those around them in favour of their gadgets. Miss Christine ...

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