Do you find yourself staring down at your phone all day and then having a stiff neck?
How To Fix Your 'Text Neck'Do you find yourself staring down at your phone all day and then having a stiff neck?
Poll Says Technology Makes Raising Kids HarderAccording to OnePoll, 74 percent of parents polled think it is more challenging to raise a child now than it was when they were growing up.
Chip Shortage Could Impact iPhone ProductionA chip shortage is taking a bite out of Apple.
Good Question: How Much Does The Internet Know About Us?An extra layer of privacy is now in the hands of iPhone users, reports Jeff Wagner (2:47). WCCO 4 News At 10 - April 27, 2021
TurnSignl App Aims To Help Everyone Get Home Safely After Traffic StopsWhen Jazz Hampton and his now business partners watched routine traffic stops turn deadly time after time in Minnesota, they couldn't stand by, Erin Hassanzadeh reports (2:15). WCCO 4 News At 10 - April 22, 2021
Are Our Phones Spying On Us? Local Marketing Professional Weighs InHave you ever told someone about a product or business, and then all of a sudden, you see ads for it everywhere? WCCO’s Jeff Wagner spoke with local marketing professional Giselle Ugarte to answer that question, (5:48). WCCO 4 News at 10:30 – September 5, 2020
Do You Have 'Nomophobia'?It appears it's pretty common for college students to suffer from "nomophonia," or a fear of being without a mobile phone (2:58). WCCO Mid-Morning - September 3, 2020
Smartphones Distract Workers For Hours DailyA new survey shows the average American employee spends about two-and-a-half hours on their smartphone each day, checking out digital content not related to work (3:28). WCCO Mid-Morning - September 1, 2020
Is Instagram To Blame For Your FOMO?FOMO is short for "fear of missing out," and some research suggests social media is a possible culprit, Jason DeRusha reports (3:41). WCCO Mid-Morning - July 23, 2020
How To Spice Up Your Distanced Zoom CallsLifestyle contributor Jasmine Stringer says you can add some joy back into your virtual calls with themes (3:40). WCCO Mid-Morning - July 21, 2020
WCCO Viewers Share Their Favorite EmojiFriday, July 16 is World Emoji Day, and there are more than 1,800 to choose from (3:37). WCCO Mid-Morning - July 17, 2020
Could Smartphones Be Tied To Positive Parenting?There's research that smartphones can foster support and connection between parents and kids (3:50). WCCO Mid-Morning - July 17, 2020
60% Of Singles Are Cautious About In-Person DatingQuarantine meant more people were mingling online in hopes of finding that special someone (2:51). WCCO Mid-Morning - June 25, 2020
Many Embracing New Technologies While Staying At HomeA global study shows more people are having a positive relationship with technology by learning new skills and improving their knowledge (3:16). WCCO Mid-Morning - June 24, 2020
New App, QuarantineChat, Connects People Amid Social DistancingThe app has options for 25 languages, with 5,000 users in 183 countries (4:12). WCCO Mid-Morning - May 5, 2020
Advice For Parents On Limiting Screen Time While ShelteringMedia -- like TV, computers and smartphones -- gives families a way to stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Gigi Chawla, chief of general pediatrics at Children's Minnesota, explains (3:59). WCCO Mid-Morning - April 29, 2020
Try These Fun Apps, Games & Devices For Fun During ShelteringWCCO's Kim Johnson is one of the many Americans working from home right now (2:43). WCCO Mid-Morning - April 28, 2020
The Hottest Apps For Our Stay-At-Home EraWCCO's Kim Johnson has been working from home for a few weeks now (2:50). WCCO Mid-Morning - April 27, 2020
Are You Secretly Zoomed Out By This Point?Our social interactions have changed greatly since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak (3:28). WCCO Mid-Morning - April 27, 2020
Google, Apple Plan To Launch COVID-19 Tracking AppToday, Google and Apple announced they have a tracking-tool that would allow health professionals to contact you if you've been near someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, Erin Hassanzadeh reports (1:59). WCCO 4 News at 10 - April 10, 2020
The Hidden Benefits Of Working From HomeWorking from home can add a new set of challenges to our job that we've never encountered before (3:50). WCCO Mid-Morning - April 2, 2020
Social Distancing Is Creating Increased Demand On Communication NetworksCall congestion has become an issue on commercial networks across the country, Jennifer Mayerle reports (1:53). WCCO 4 News at 6 – March 27, 2020
National Day Of Unplugging Starts TomorrowThe National Day Of Unplugging starts at sundown tomorrow - but could you survive for a day without your phone? (3:31). WCCO 4 Mid-Morning – March 5, 2020
Next Batch Of Emoji Includes Gender-Neutral SantaOther options will include a man wearing a wedding veil, bubble tea, and something called "Italian hand gesture," Kim Johnson reports (0:53). WCCO This Morning - January 31, 2020