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Tablet users: watch your posture! Recent research indicates that the way you hold/look at your tablet device affects how much pain you may experience as a result. A recent write-up states,
"Study participants' heads and necks were in more flexed positions while using the tablets than those typical of desktop or notebook computer users. Working for long periods of time with the head slumped forward and the neck flexed can result in neck pain."
Here's the original study, from the journal Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation.