Today’s technology can be described as the tool, events and resources that drive live. People have known and adopted that there is a new invention being launched each year. Space exploration and artificial intelligence is driving technocrats into thinking beyond today to develop electronics or communication gadgets with greater endurance than what we have now. Personal live are equally being affected with day to day development of communication gadgets and cell phones are the main culprit.
At least, everybody has developed some behavior that can be described as technology addiction. Technology is now a need and not a want. It has done more than plain human common sense could do. In fact, it might even bring in a new medical condition that can be described as “tech debilitating” condition because of technology addiction. Nevertheless, cell phone addiction does not cause physiological conditions such as those of illegal substances like heroin or cocaine but their effects in terms of social transformation are equally painful.
What brings personal effects with cell phones? While cell phones do not have physiological effects to people; how about separating them from the owner for a day or two? Doing this will has an effect in the daily performance of the person. A person whose phone has been put away will start experiencing stress and the stress will reduce gradually for longer. This has been documented.
Obsessive phone use has effects. However, these effects depend on the user’s behavior but it is better for everybody to understand this information to avoid unnecessary stress. A person with a separated personal cell phone hardly concentrates.
As if having a cell phone and separating from it is not enough stress, some people will experience difficulties living with an old phone and will want the latest gadgets. It is suffice to note that cell phone technology has affected million people’s budgets because the latest mobile phones makes the current and older ones obsolete even if they are still in use. Is phone upgrades really necessary?
As if paying for an expensive cell phone is not enough, some people have carried burdens of phone use bills such as calling, SMS, MMS and ringtone services that are produced every day. In addition to this almost basic phone use subscriptions, cell phones have the main stream of breaking news and people will go ahead and subscribe to them. These news subscriptions come with huge bills.
With large bills and some bills go unnoticed, personal cell phone use should not go unchecked. They are calmly praying on consumer health and budgets. Although they are not hard drugs such as cocaine, cell phone addiction has been documented and equally affected people.
While people are not realizing the effects of this cell phones dependence, they better do, because these gadgets seem to come with accumulated effects. Additionally, the continuity of innovating new phones means that the effects will be around for long. Unless people become knowledgeable of mobile phone dependence, this situation might lead to other features that are not properly documented.