Stupid Things You Do With A Smartphone -- And How To Fix Them

Your smartphone can be your second brain, but it can also turn you into a person with no sense of direction, poor social skills and next to no privacy. Fixing these problems is easy, but first you need to know about them. Here are all stupid things you're doing with your smartphone.

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    Smartphone use and interacting with passengers were the most frequent ... Snapchat legally liable for the alleged incredibly stupid and reckless
    05/2/2016 - 2:46 pm | View Link
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    05/2/2016 - 1:16 pm | View Link
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    05/2/2016 - 11:44 am | View Link
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    05/1/2016 - 1:28 am | View Link
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    04/27/2016 - 11:03 am | View Link
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    04/21/2016 - 7:54 pm | View Link
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    04/19/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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    02/18/2016 - 11:03 pm | View Link
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    04/30/2016 - 9:51 pm | View Website
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    04/29/2016 - 11:51 am | View Website
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    09/30/2015 - 2:05 am | View Website
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