Living with Push Notifications, Day & Night

push notifications.jpgPush notifications are one of the most useful developments of smartphone technology, but there comes a time when they become tedious and bothersome. Who wants to be woken up in the middle of the night by your friend’s latest updates? How do you stop your phone from annoying everybody around you with its incessant rings? Here’s how I learned to optimize the way I work with push notifications without losing any sleep.

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Bedside Manners: Reasons for Powering Off Your Phone Every Night

020312cellatbed.jpgWhile some may argue they need to be reachable at all hours of the day, the reality is only a tiny minority require it. No, it’s more likely you’d benefit by leaving your phone turned completely powered off as soon as you’ve changed into PJs and brushed your teeth (and not just on standby mode near the bed), since there are quite a few reasons your smartphone might be the root of many of your health problems…

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