digital amnesia noun the inability to remember basic things, such as telephone numbers, dates, etc. as a result of over-reliance on mobile phones, the Internet etc for storing information
The problem, dubbed ‘digital amnesia’ is a result of our brains adapting to an age where our phone, and the internet, is always available, scientists say.
[www.dailymail.co.uk 01 July 2015]
pocket dial verb informal to call someone by accident with a phone that is in your pocket
How many times have you answered your phone only to find out that someone has ‘pocket dialed’ you by accident.
[www.lawyersandsettlements.com/ 28 July 2015]
ride-hailing service noun an on-demand car service for which people use a smartphone app to arrange a ride
Uber, the ride-hailing service, lost a round in its fight for legality in Brazil.
[bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/09/29 20 September 2015]
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