How Does Cell Phones Affect Our Lives

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Impact of Cell Phones on Our Lives What is Cell phone? Well, it is a telephone with access to a cellular radio system so it can be used over a wide area, without a physical connection to a network. Cell phones have become a necessity for many people throughout the world. Nowadays, cell phones have enabled families to keep in closer touch with each other. Today 's technically advanced cell phones are capable of not only receiving and placing phone calls, but storing data, taking pictures, internet access, and playing games as well.
The cell phone has become part of many people’s lives. The development of cell phones have improved peoples lives, however it can cause some problems. Cell phones are used all over the world and good for communicating
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Considering Aaron Smith, “40% of cell owners said they found themselves in an emergency situation in which having their phone with them helped”(Smith, “Americans and Their Cell Phones”). This shows that cells phones are a necessity to people in emergency situations. Cell phones have clearly made it easier to communicate with one another and for many people, it 's a convenient way to communicate. Cell phones are the best portable entertainment device, because nowadays cell phones can be used for watching videos, taking pictures, listening to music, reading the news, playing games, Internet access, etc. According to Kaila Schlimm, “Some people rely on their cell phones for everything. Mainly due to the fact that some cell phones can do just about anything(Schlimm, “The effects of cell phones in modern society”). In this statement, she means that with cell phones you can do anything. At the point when the mobile phone initially appeared, its only capacity was to make calls. That is not the case today. Presently, you can search anything on the internet, get the latest news, and much more through cell phones. In addition, I use my cell phone to read the latest news, talk with friends, and relatives. Furthermore, phones of today also have the technology built in to watch live TV, regardless of where you are. Based on Kingston, “Some cell phones are equipped with GPS technology”(Kingston, “The Importance Of Cell Phones In Modern Society”). If you have …show more content…
Jerpi states that cell phones are killing the family conversations and people also lacks the ability to communicate, instead they prefer texting to each other, even if they are sitting next to each other. Furthermore, in the past, before cell phones turned out to be so well known, when people went to the restaurants to eat something with their family or relatives, they always used to talk about different topics to make it interesting. Unfortunately, in today’s society when people go out to eat something at a restaurant, everyone is on their cell phones at the table, and the table is silent, nobody talks to each other. Once they are finished eating, they just get up from their seats and leave the restaurant, sometimes without even saying a word ‘bye’ to one another. In addition, when an individual is out at other public places, they are less likely to make conversations with others and make friends, because society is becoming afraid of that face to face

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