Being Kept On Hold - Britain''s Greatest Tolerance Test

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(businesspress24) - New research from Tile, the world

The top five time-wasting gripes are:

1. Being kept on hold on the phone
2. Being stuck in traffic or waiting for delayed public transport
3. Queuing
4. Waiting for friends and family who are running late
5. Looking for lost or misplaced items

The average person spends 10 minutes a day looking for their misplaced items, and Brits have admitted that they resent that wasted time. It

29% of Brits said they have missed a flight/train/bus, while over a quarter (27%) admitted to being late into work. The delay has caused an argument for 1 in 10 (15%) people, whilst another 1 in 10 (12%) people even forgot to pick up their children from school.

Technology, like Tile, can help people save those 10 minutes every day. When asked what they would do with that saved time, almost a third (32%) said they

When asked what they would do for others with that time, 27% said they would call on their parents or grandparents, 25% would offer to pick up shopping for an elderly neighbour, and 21% said they would try to feed those homeless on the street.

Peter Groom, EMEA Sales Director at Tile said: ave us seething with resentment.

One of our biggest gripes is misplacing our items and wasting time trying to relocate it. Luckily, technology in the form of location trackers can come to the rescue for time-poor Brits. Tile is a particularly clever gadget that can be attached to the most commonly misplaced items

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The research was conducted by 3Gem and involved 1,000 UK adults

About Tile
Tile gives everything the power of smart location. Tile''s devices, network and mobile app work together to help people locate the things that matter to them most. Tile''s community spans 230 countries and territories and helps people locate over three million items every day. The Tile Platform makes it possible for other companies to embed smart location into their own products. The company is based in Silicon Valley and is backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, GGV Capital and Khosla Ventures. Tile is a top seller in retail stores and is sold online around the world. For more information, please visit

How it works
With Tile you can locate your item via the Tile app on select iOS or Android phones. You can also use your Tile to find your phone:

- Locate by sound - Ring your Tile from the app or double press your Tile to ring your phone - even on silent.
- Last place seen - The app always shows the last time and place it saw your Tile. Simply open the app to view the map.
- Community Find - If your Tile moved location since the app last saw it, tap the Notify When Found button in the app. This will securely and anonymously put all other Tile apps on the lookout for your Tile. You''ll receive an alert when another Tiler comes within range of your item. We call this feature Community Find.

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Tile''s latest trackers, Tile Style and Tile Sport retail for GBP29.99 each and are available online from and major retailers including Amazon, Argos, Currys PC World, John Lewis.

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Date: 04/17/2018 - 08:31
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