When should parents give their child a phone?

Many children have their own mobile phones these days. But how young is too young for a child to join the ranks of screen-swipers and app-users?

Chinese woman uses phone for 20 straight hours, suffers stroke after developing blood clots in brain

A Chinese woman suffered multiple blood clots and underwent an emergency operation after using her mobile phone for 20 hours during a train journey.

Parents and students will be able to have their say on the use of smartphones in schools

Education Minister Richard Bruton has announced that parents and students will be consulted over the use of smartphones in schools, saying that their use by students has “increasingly caused concern”.

Boy, 5, treated for smartphone addiction

It was the third time that Kenny (not his real name) had thrown the phone in a tantrum after being told to stop using it.

The technology trap: Should you give your kid a smartphone?

Caroline Kassabian tried not to freak out when her nine-year old son accidentally stumbled upon pornography as he perused the Internet at home on his iPad.

Skip the Selfies: The Psychological Effect of Social Media on Kids, and How Mamas Can Help

Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Youtube, Whatsapp…these are commonly known social media platforms that have gained popularity all around the world.

YouTube Kids gets new parental-control features

YouTube Kids unveiled on Wednesday new features meant to give parents more control over what their children watch, following an outcry late last year over disturbing videos that landed on the app.

These computer glasses reflect blue light and prevent screen-induced headaches — and they’re available with prescription lenses

A few years ago, Insider Picks wrote about Felix Gray’s reflective computer glasses that keep blue light from harming your eyes or causing screen-induced headaches.

Guidelines on child’s use of screen devices

One of the biggest issues modern schools and parents have to encounter is how to manage students’ electronic use.

Hwa Chong Institution restricts smartphone use; no gaming allowed from 7am to 2pm

Hwa Chong Institution (HCI) has introduced new rules restricting smartphone use by its students this month.