Troubleshooting New Gadgets

Many people got new electronics for Christmas, and that new technology can sometimes be hard to figure out. Local professionals say if you can’t figure out what’s causing a problem, you should leave it to the experts for fixing.


In the digital age up-to-the-minute updates are a click and a touch away. But a new study says all of our gadgets and all of this multitasking aren’t necessarily good — and may actually be making us dumber. The same devices that connect us and keep us plugged in have obvious drawbacks.

A new study from Carnegie Mellon, first reported on, attempts to analyze the impact of juggling email, texts, and social media on your brain while you’re at work. People who were told they might be interrupted but were left alone had a surprising result.

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