It's a sad truth, but the Internet consumes our lives. A day without Netflix, a moment without email or a second without Google is beyond imagination
But there once was a time — many, many years ago (but not really that long) — when humans had to find a non-web-based form of entertainment
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In this Sunday comic, Nitrozac and Snaggy of The Joy of Tech imagine how our prehistoric ancestors wasted time without the luxury of social media
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Four years from now, 5.1 billion people will be mobile phone users around the globe — almost 1 billion more mobile users than the 4.3 billion people worldwide using them now.
Asia, the region that will see the most growth, is already home to the most mobile phone users. Some 2.4 billion people there use mobile phones, a figure projected to grow to 2.9 billion by 2017.
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Statista's chart, below, compares mobile phone penetration in 2013 to forecasts for 2017 in different regions of the world.
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