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Have A Rest, Turn Off Your Mobile Phone Syncing

ping, PING, flash, Notification, Icon, Bubble, PING ... who needs it during the holidays when we're away from the hustle and bustle of work life. So turn it all off! Android Open your device’s Settings app Tap Users & accounts . If you have more than one account on your device, tap the one you want. Tap Account sync . Turn off the apps you don't want to auto-sync. Note : Turning off auto-sync for an app doesn't remove the app. It only stops the app from automatically refreshing your data. iOS Open Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars . Under Accounts, tap on the account you want to disable. Toggle Mail OFF . (If you are disabling an IMAP or POP account, tap or slide Account to OFF.) Gmail 'Out Of Office' And let people know you'll not be talking with them until you feel the need to do work stuff again (if you ever have that need) On your computer, open Gmail. In the top right, click Settings       Settings . Scroll down to the &

"Social Media" - Why Have That Phrase?

So, we all know what "social media" is eh - you know, when you see headlines such as, " Putting social media training on your Christmas list ", " Former Facebook exec: Social media is ripping apart society ", " Argentina criticised for banning NGOs from conference over social media posts ", " Germany Names Chinese 'Spies' Hanging Out on Social Media " ... and the list goes on and on ... but we know what the "social media" that they refer is, don't we? Or maybe it's when your mate say, "God, I'm so over social media!", or perhaps, "I don't get social media, why do people bother?", or even, "Hey, I posted something on social media and it's really taking off" ... again, the "social media" in those sentences is clear, we know what it refers to ... don't we? Do you? This is what Wikipedia: social media says: Social media are computer-mediated te