Wed. Oct 16th, 2019

Brits worried about their increased reliance on technology, the number of gadgets they have

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Millions of Brits have admitted to their increased reliance on their technological gadgets.

According to a survey of 2,000 individuals, 65% Brits were of the idea that they were unnecessarily exposed to technology, whereas 38% stated how they were concerned regarding their increased reliance on technological gadgets.

3 out of 10 Brits went to state how they believe the technological gadgets in their lives are more in number than is necessary.

However, 45% of the partakers want their tech gadgets to be as user-friendly as they can be, especially when it comes to household appliances.

The developers of modern performance appliances with a vintage inspired display, Big Chill Appliances, commissioned this research.

Honey Langcaster-James, a behavioral psychologist who joined forced with the developer, stated how the world we live in is becoming more and more digitally linked and embedded in technology. He added that the study suggests how our smart gadgets and appliances may have become too smart.

Speaking from a psychological point-of-view, he stated that the more intricate a machine is to interact with, the greater the cognitive load it puts on the users. Hence, what was intended to be helpful, instead adds stress through its figuring-out process.

He added how it appears now that users are moving back to more traditional ideas and are in search for products constructed through real human craftsmanship, making sure they are easy on the eyes, and for use.

The research also showed ow 4 out of 10 individuals work towards purchasing gadgets and appliances laden with smart tech. but on arrival of the products, only 54% seldom make use of the smart characteristics, whereas 3 in 10 admitted to having never once used these properties.