Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 3:55 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 3:55 PM ET

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National Audio 3:55 PM ET

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NAT107 - (Apple-Phone-Addiction) OTTAWA. x-14s. Tech experts say parents shouldn't count on Apple making its phones and tablets less addictive for kids. Two of the tech giant's biggest shareholders are now pushing for new features to help limit damaging screen time for children. MediaSmarts director of education Matthew Johnson says there's still no consensus on whether kids can be truly addicted to screens, but it is important for parents to monitor usage. ("..mental health.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Apple has quickly responded by saying it already has a number of parental controls built into its i-Phones and i-Pads and new features and enhancements are planned for the future.

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NAT108 - (Apple-Phone-Addiction) OTTAWA. x-20s. Tech experts say parents shouldn't count on Apple making its phones and tablets less addictive for kids. …

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