3 UK study shows Brits hoard unused numbers, apps on smartphones

Tuesday 26 October 2021 | 10:16 CET | News
New research from 3 UK shows that that Brits are 'digital hoarders', with their smartphones holding almost 600 million uncontacted phone numbers, 300 million unopened messages, and 400 million unused apps.

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