I’ll admit it for sure: I check my smartphone compulsively. And the more I use it, the more often the appetite to look at it hits me! Smartphone buzz is all around the world now. The smartphone market has been strumming with different gadgets. Android, IOS, windows smartphones has added new horizons in the world of science and technology, providing the user with different applications and facilities.
It should come as no surprise to parents that as ‘’smartphones’’ become more popular, the number of children with access to mobile technologies and advancement is also increasing. Nowadays, every other student either wants an android phone or iPhone and its not alluring at all!
Now a very valid question arises that these smartphones has become a hook or habit? Of course, smartphones allow us to look at videos, listen to music, to check out twitter and Facebook feeds, news update in addition to emails, anytime, anywhere. Now is this behavior unhealthy?
Although via smartphones one can stay connected with family and friends but yet some might view smartphones as yet another digital distraction. They are expensive, the can easily dumb you down; they can make you constantly available. So these devices should be used for good because if used properly, it can enable meaningful learning experiences. Again, I love my smartphone and it has definitely played a major role in enhancing my lifestyle but still I think we all need to take some time to separate ourselves from them and enjoy the reality, the real world that’s in front of us!