Tech Addiction

24 Apr
Are You a Toilet Texter?

With every addiction, there’s a recognition moment. Maybe it’s 10am and you’re cracking open a bottle of Stella; maybe you’re lighting one cigarette off of another; maybe you have replaced the bread in your sandwiches for potato waffles. Whether it's food, alcohol, cigarettes or technology,...

11 Apr
Is the Time Spent on Your Phone Really Time Well Spent?

At our latest count in the UK, 18-24-year-old women are now spending 88.5 hours a month looking at their smartphones. This might seem shockingly high, but stop to think that the average use across all age groups is now 65.3 hours a month on a...

How much time are you spending on your smartphone?
14 Mar
How much time are you spending on your smartphone?

Waiting for a bus? Friend a bit late? It’s easy to spend this otherwise seemingly wasted time unlocking your smartphone screen and just checking for little bits of information. Email, social media, perhaps the latest news – it hoovers up the nooks and crannies of...

social media addiction
08 Mar
How our smartphones and social media keep us hooked

Smartphone usage is getting dizzyingly high. In March 2017, Ofcom reported that 18-24-year-old women were on their smartphones 88.5 hours a month, and the average for all ages and genders was about 65 hours. It’s not as if anyone wakes up in the morning with...

Digital detox is a trend that's sticking around
07 Mar
Why Digital Detox is More Than a Trend

As we discover more about how our lifestyles and food choices really affect us, we're embracing wellness and putting our well-being first. We’re becoming more clued up on the importance of eating a balanced diet, enjoying mindfulness and self care and making time for regular exercise. But, what about...

Digital Addiction
27 Jan
5 Signs of Digital Addiction

At Time To Log Off, we have a love-hate relationship with digital devices. We recognise how they've made our lives heaps easier. From mundane activities like checking train times to the power of having a library of knowledge at our fingertips, our constant connection to the World...

A reflection on technology and digital detox in 2017
30 Nov
4 Things We’ve Learnt About Digital Detox and Technology in 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we’re reflecting on some of the year’s technology news. Are we finally starting to get the digital detox message? Or are we more addicted than ever to our devices? There’s nowhere to hide in the Public Sphere Bloggers and influencers have...