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I’m running late because of my phone [Daily Telegraph]

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Mobile phones have made people less organised and more willing to be late when meeting their friends, according to a survey.Nearly one in five people admitted to being unreliable about timekeeping because they had the “safety net” of a mobile. Three quarters said mobiles had made them more “flexible” when meeting friends – allowing them to arrange or cancel social gatherings at the last minute.

The findings came from a study of 1,000 adults and was carried out by Intel.

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