Kevin Roose: “On the subway, I kept my phone in my pocket and people-watched. It’s an unnerving sensation, being alone with your thoughts in the year 2019.” Photograph: Demetrius Freeman/New York Times

My name is Kevin, and I have a phone problem. And if you’re anything like me – and the statistics suggest you probably are, at least where smartphone(...)

My name is Kevin, and I have a phone problem. And if you’re anything like me – and the statistics suggest you probably are, at least where smartphones(...)

 Constantly tapping those apps is not just taking you away from your loved ones, this habitual checking of updates, swiping between apps and scrolling through feeds is doing something to our brains

“About 2½ years ago I had a baby, and one moment that sticks out in my mind was sitting with her late at night. I had this out-of-body experience wher(...)