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Smart phones: A reflection

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´╗┐Sattawat Kosasih Smart phones: A Reflection Modern society has become increasingly dependent on mobile phones. It is not the ?plain? mobile phones that are changing our daily lifestyles, but what are known as smart phones. Smart phones are the next generation of newly developed phones that can practically do everything that you can wish for. Businesses have benefited from this device .The smart phone also entertains us in various ways. The handheld device allows us to watch movies, listen to music and even play games. We do not realize how much our world has been altered by these small electrical devices that sit in our pockets. All this sounds fantastic in principle but let us scrutinize the positive and negative aspects of the smart phone. One of the great beneficiaries of this incredible new device has been businesses. ...read more.


Technological advances allow us to connect to social networking sites that were once available only on the computer, smart phones enable you to be connected to the internet and therefore have access to a plethora of information and hundreds of applications. Smart phones also have the ability for the user to watch a movie; In addition, you can also listen to music. High definition games can also be played on your smart phone giving you hours of entertainment and fun. By having all these applications in the palm of your hand it is so much easier to communicate with your friends as a group rather than individually. The reasons above are probably why the smart phone has become one of the most popular devices a person can carry with them. The positive things that we get from smart phones are an instant access to the World Wide Web allowing the user to search for any kind of information that the user needs to know at that particular time. ...read more.


The increasing amount of time that students play with their smart phones is almost equivalent to the time spent on computers. Consequently, researchers say that students? grades have begun dropping drastically as well as not performing in class as expected by their teachers. Sadly, parents seem not to be bothered about their children?s addiction to smart phones. Smart phones are becoming common in today?s society, their invention has completely re-shaped the way we live our lives. Businessmen have reaped the benefits of using smart phones. Most people that own a smart phone believe that it has improved their personal lives. The one area where there seems to be some detrimental effects are with younger people. Perhaps, there should be some way in which their time spent on the smart phones can be monitored. In this modern world, there are over 145 million smart phone users around the world and the number is continuing to grow at an astonishing rate; they are even more fashionable than computers, and yet an even bigger impact than the internet. ...read more.

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