ARTICLES RELATING TO TEXTING

New app to help you quit your job

2014-01-14 13:26

A humorous new app aims to relieve the stress and anxiety of quitting your job by sending a text message instead of confronting your boss.

Texting may aid weight loss

2013-11-22 11:38

If you like texting and are trying to lose weight, a study found that using texting to track diet and exercise habits may help you shed pounds.

Texting truckers: Fire or not fire?

2013-09-06 09:52

A truck driver involved in a fatal crash sent/received almost 100 SMS messages in less than three days – all while driving! - yet only 14% of employers believe truck drivers who text-'n-drive should be fired!

Texting granny-killer teen jailed

2013-07-11 11:04

A texting teenager who killed a 72-year-old grandma in a horror crash has been jailed for 42 months for that and for repeatedly violating parole.

Study finds speech-to-text risks behind the wheel

2013-06-13 10:56

Speech-to-text devices in new cars fail to overcome the well-known perils of hands-on texting while driving a study suggests.

'WTF, you’re dealing drugs?'

2013-04-26 11:32

Teens pretend to sell drugs to test their parents' reactions.

Death by texting

2013-01-24 14:00

Watch this devastating video on the dangers of texting while driving.

We’re writing more than ever

2010-09-13 12:00

Think texting is bad? Apparently not. Research shows that people who SMS frequently actually have better language skills than those who don’t.

 

Texting while driving raises crash risk

2014-01-02 08:46

Dialing, texting or merely reaching for your cellphone while driving will increase your crash risk especially for teens, according to a study.

Texting no good for serious conversations

2013-10-31 14:45

Couples shouldn’t let their thumbs do the talking when it comes to serious conversations, disagreements or apologies.

ADHD makes teen drivers worse

2013-08-13 10:40

Teens with ADHD are worse drivers than their peers and texting only compounds their problems on the road, a new study shows.

Teens target of cellphone blitz

2013-07-03 11:00

New York has introduced stiff new penalties for teenagers who send text messages while driving. SA roads might be a lot safer if the same law were enforced here.

Speech-to-text distracting drivers

2013-06-12 12:31

A study reveals that speech-to-text devices can prove to be a distraction behind the wheel, even more so than listening to the radio or conversing with passengers.

Voice to text just as dangerous to drivers as texting

2013-04-24 09:31

Using voice to send text messages while driving is just as dangerous as texting with fingers.

Do u spk txt? Coz ur kdz do

2012-01-12 14:40

Revolutionise communication with these text-speak tips.

We’re writing more than ever

2010-08-19 10:00

Think texting is bad? Apparently not. Research shows that people who SMS frequently actually have better language skills than those who don’t.

 
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