TableCubby Digital Detox News

Why a social media detox was the best thing I did for my health this year

Research suggests our mood is improved when we spend time in nature, bond with our friends and exercise (especially in natural light), but does any...

Are restaurants going to start banning phone calls?

Restaurants just like movie theaters are going to start banning phone conversations during meal times, according to Webby award-winning creative and serial venturepreneur NJ Goldston. We wholeheartedly agree that it's fantastic the art of conversation is making a comeback.

Teens prefer texting over in-person communication

"Today's teens prefer texting over in-person communication, use social media multiple times a day, and admit that digital distractions interfere with homework, personal relationships and sleep, according to a new survey of 13- to 17-year-olds." The report also highlights what to do about it...

The case for slowing down internet-connected device growth

It's getting harder and harder to disconnect. Technology Review covers security expert Bruce Schneier's new book. "According to an estimate from re...

France, UK and now New Zealand are all taking digital detox for kids seriously

France has banned all children under 15 from using their phones in schools and in the United Kingdom secondary schools are introducing strict new bans on mobile phones where all pupils aged up to 16 have to lock them away for the entire day. 

Kids Feel Unimportant to Cell Phone-Addicted Parents

Are you risking your child's health because you're checking your phone too often? According to a recent study, nearly one-third of children feel unimportant when their parents use their cell phones during meal times, conversations, TV watching and playing outside.

Placing your mobile phone on the restaurant table is scientifically shown to ruin your meal

So many of us place our phones on the table when we sit down and simply think about whether we should place it face down or face up. The reality is...

This Trend Is Ruining Relationships (And You’re Probably Guilty Of It)

Take a look around the next time you're in a restaurant and you can always spot them. The couple or family that simply can't put their phone down. ...

Phone Addiction Is Real -- And So Are Its Mental Health Risks

A lot of us must be wondering if we're hooked on our tech: Searches for “phone addiction” have risen steadily in the past five years, according to ...

Restaurants & Cell Phones: An Uneasy Love Affair

In 2017, if a meal consumed at a restaurant doesn’t get posted online, did it really happen? Now that 95 percent of Americans own a cell phone of ...