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October 27, 2012

Some people panic without their cell phone

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By Tahree Lane, The Toledo Blade

The growing 21st-century compulsion to be connected was propelled by the addition of the Internet to smart phones, and it didn’t take long for the most avid users to become habitues. Indeed, there’s a term, nomophobia, for the anxiety felt when one is without their phone and the sense of panic when it’s lost. It’s derived from “no-mobile” technology, coined in 2008 during a study of cell-phone use among Britons commissioned by the United Kingdom Post Office.

http://www.equities.com/news/headline-story?dt=2012-10-21&val=616539&cat=tech

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