Smartphones Advantages And Disadvantages Essay
Thesis: Disadvantage of smartphones on teenagers and the general public.
Audience: People who use smartphones.
Purpose: To reduce the usage of smartphones.
ENGL 1301 71012
Date: 6 October 2014
Disadvantage of Smartphones
Do you know anyone who doesn’t have a mobile device? I believe most of the people have a mobile device such as smartphone. When we wake up in the morning till we go to bed at night, we consistently use our smartphones. Most of our time is spend using Facebook, playing games such as Candy Crush, and chatting with people. Regardless of the advantages a cell phone can provide to people, in my opinion, the disadvantages weigh more.
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The excessive use of cell phones (smartphone) causes headaches, shortness of temper, depression, and nausea. Although, it’s not proven but scientist insists that cell phone use can also cause cancer. According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a component of the World Health Organization, has recently classified radiofrequency fields as “possibly carcinogenic to humans,” based on limited evidence from human studies, limited evidence from studies of radiofrequency energy and cancer in rodents, and weak mechanistic evidence. With such a huge risk of health problem we still use smartphone everyday in our life. Even for children smartphone has become a favorite pass time. The easy accessible of TV series using Netflix application has made children parasite towards smartphone. Is government giving more emphasis towards the technology development discarding the health risk posed by them?
In a nutshell, smartphone are surplus towards globalization. Daily human activities are depended on smartphone. Except for call and text purpose, people need smartphone to transfer money (e-banking), GPS, and emails. Without smartphone, people nowadays can’t even make it to work. They are so much dependent on the GPS service that they rarely make a mental map of the city they live. Before the GPS service people use read and understand the schematic of the map. Even without the map they were able