Modern technology gets a bad rap sometimes, what with it stealing our privacy, brainwashing us, making us depressed, and turning our kids into zombies.  But besides all that small stuff . . . you know, it’s pretty great.

According to a new study, all of the technology we have is actually saving us two full weeks a year.  So that will add up to almost two-and-a-half years in your lifetime.  Here are 10 of the things that save us the most time . . .

1.  Online banking.

2.  Email.

3.  Microwaves.

4.  Online shopping.

5.  Cell phones.

6.  The TV remote.

7.  Laptops.

8.  Self checkout.

9.  Frozen meals.

10.  GPS.

(London Economic)