How to Safely Use an iPad (and Other Apple Products)

We have become so obsessed with our iGadgets that not only do we accept the unsafe working conditions that it takes to produce our iPads and the like, but we've also put our own health at risk. Attachment to our iPad screens has led to head and neck strain, found recent research out of Stanford. And there's even a Text Neck institute, for the "epidemic." We don't mean to suggest that our bourgy physical ailments match the fatigue that comes with 16 hour work days, but both have the same root cause: gadget lust. Unlike the workers in China, however, Apple's looking out for our safety, giving us some tips on how to use its products safely.

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