It has become almost necessary for each one of use to at lest own a phone; be it a feature (foolish) phone or smartphone. Of course, with a smartphone comes greater capabilities; that thing gives you more power inside your pocket than it took to land the first man to the moon; if at all it happened.
Never in the history of humanity has a person been able to communicate so easily and fast with family and friends at a distance. But smartphones are not just for communication anymore. These days, they are replacing so many other devices; from a camera, gaming console, desktop computer, torch, radio, TV, a measuring tape, hell even a compass (the list goes on and on). It is little wonder we keep our eyeballs glued to the small device all day than anything else in the world.
Motorola, in partnership with Dr. Nancy Etcoff from Harvard and the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry, did a study on the levels of people’s addiction to their phones. The study asked a series of question to 4,418 participants from across the U.S., Brazil, France, …read more