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Slow boot times, continually crashing PCs and annoying tech support people all add to our overwhelming sense of Computer Stress Syndrome in today's digital society, according to a new study.
New academic research shows that keyboards are able to identify when a specific user is sat at the computer, merely by his or her style of typing, plus they could be used to monitor the user's stress levels.
If you ever feel like you live in a goldfish bowl then you're definitely not alone - at least, that's according to psychology researchers in Japan and their intriguing new mobile phone stress tester.
A report from the BBC has suggested that playing puzzle games like Tetris is good for your mental health.
Sometimes, to gadget fans like us, it seems there are more crazy stress-relieving toys than there are stars in the night sky, but - apart from Windows Mobile - we had no idea some companies were making a buck off selling stress-inducing products.
A new report suggests that nature beats tech when it comes relieving stress. For proof, bods at the Uni of Washington did a little experiment: they measured peoples' heart rates after some minor stress and found that viewing a natural scene - in this case out of a window - was the best way to reduce heart rate.