Some say the hysteria over screen time echoes parents' worries that their kids were watching too much TV in the 1980s. But new studies show there's nothing overblown about parents' growing concern.
'Heavy' media multitaskers performed worse on attention and memory tests – and some even had structural brain differences.
Experts describe their research into how smartphones collect and share private personal information with tracking companies and advertisers.
Both the Coalition and Labor agreed to new laws that will give law enforcement agencies the power to access encrypted systems.
Younger generations could learn a thing or two from their older counterparts about how to have a healthier relationship with digital technologies like social media.
Reports of the death of radio are, as ever, exaggerated – but it could re-engage with younger listeners.
Technology could be a promising alternative to traditional therapy.
Without their devices, regular GPS users take longer to negotiate a route, travel more slowly and make larger navigational errors.
As their kids get older, should parents should be more – not less – vigilant?
Looking at your phone while in the presence of others – called phubbing – has become commonplace. But who gets phubbed most? How frequently? And in what situations?
While many parents believe equipping their young child with a cellphone is a matter of safety, research shows the practice comes with certain risks.
After two decades of work, the technical challenges of a bendable screen may have been overcome.
Cybercriminals may steal data from laptops and mobile phones when they are plugged in via USB ports.
The risk smartphones pose to our memory is overblown, but they do get in the way of us making more detailed and authentic memories.
It's not easy to get all those metals out of the ground.
Since 15 June 2017, roaming charges have been banned in the European Union. Are users necessarily beneficiaries of this measure?
Electric cars and smartphones have created growing demand – and volatile prices – for once obscure metals.
Our social institutions and politics suffer from a collective arrested development – and our relationship to technology has only exacerbated this trend.
As younger generations spend more time interacting with people online and less time in real life, they are more likely to experience catfishing – both as victims and instigators.
New tools to help people use their smartphones in less detrimental ways are a good start, but could be even better at protecting users' well-being.