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NEW TRAFFIC RULES: NO TOUCHING OF MOBILE DEVICES EVEN AT TRAFFIC LIGHTS

The new driving rules are in force from 1st July. Remember not to touch your mobile devices while driving, not even at traffic lights. First-time offenders can be fined up to Sgd$1,000 and/or jailed for up to six months. Anyone caught using any function of his mobile device and holding it while driving could be found guilty of committing an offence

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PRI SCH BOY: I WISH TO BECOME A SMARTPHONE SO MY PARENTS WILL LOVE ME MORE

A teacher after the dinner she started checking homework done by the students. Her husband is strolling around with a smart phone playing his favourite game ‘Candy Crush Saga’. When reading the last note, the wife starts crying with silent tears. Her husband saw this and asked, ‘Why are you crying dear? What happened?’ Wife: ‘Yesterday I gave homework to my 1st Standard students, to write something on topic -My Wish-.

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YOUNG CHILDREN WHO USE SMARTPHONES MORE PRONE TO BRAIN CANCER

Several studies have tried to link mobile phone radiation and cancer. Now, a study in Sweden has claimed that younger phone users are more prone to brain cancer, while those who use the phone more face a higher risk of contracting the disease. Wong Seng Weng, medical director and consultant specialist for medical oncology at The Cancer Centre, said that the risks seem to be higher for those who start using cell phones below the age of 20.

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GOOGLE STUDY: S'PORE IS TOP COUNTRY FOR SMARTPHONE USAGE

Asia is the leader in the world for smartphone usage and engagement, and Singapore is at the top of the pack. According to a global study released by Google, Singapore is now the number one smartphone adopter in the world at 85 per cent, outdoing South Korea at 80 per cent. The research released by Google called the Consumer Barometer, sought to provide insights into web consumption across 46 countries this year.

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Smartphone wars shift from gadgetry to price

The mobile phone industry is now looking to the fast-growing demand for smartphones priced at US$100 or below as the market for fancier high-end devices has become saturated, but not all handset makers are able or willing to trade down. Much of the talk this week at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the industry’s biggest annual trade fair, has turned from the latest big screen, premium-priced devices to the new, entry-level smartphones that analysts say now overwhelmingly represent the industry’s best hope for growth.

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Samsung leads as smartphone sales top billion

The smartphone market hit a milestone in 2013 with more than a billion shipped, a survey showed on Monday. Samsung extended its lead as the world's biggest vendor, accounting for 31.3 per cent of sales, ahead of Apple's 15.3 per cent, according to the poll by market research and analysis firm IDC. IDC said vendors delivered a total of 1.004 billion smartphones last year, up 38.4 per cent from 2012. And smartphones made up 55 per cent of the total mobile phone shipments of 1.8 billion.

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Use of smartphones leaves people disengaged

People can now leave their offices without fear of being disconnected from their work. Indeed, many would consider smartphones to be among the most important tools ever invented, when it comes to increasing the productivity of knowledge work. However, our new research indicates that greater connectivity comes at a cost: Using a smartphone to cram more work into a given evening results in less work done the next day. The reason for this is that smartphones are bad for sleep, and sleep is very important to effectiveness as an employee.

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