The mobiles of today are gizmos that can do multiple functions. They can send text messages, they can send and receive video messages and they have a host of facilities that somehow make the “talk on the move” function seem redundant. Through your cell you can go online and check your email. You can play games on your cell phone to kill time, not the best of uses, but a use nonetheless.

You can even hear music on the cell, watch video clippings and if you're of the inventive bend and want to click a spontaneous photograph, viola!! One click on the cellular phone and you're done.

Everywhere you go, you are swarmed by people glued to their cell phones. It has reached the proportions wherever usually one sees a young couple walking down the beach hand in hand; each their alternative hands holding on to their individual cells talking to other people. In India almost every one, everywhere, seems to have one. The vegetable merchandiser, the bus conductor, students, the office goers, almost everybody irrespective of economic status has a cell phone. This little midget has taken the planet by storm.

It means individuals are talking a great deal over they accustomed evidently. It means after you visit a fan for dinner most of the time everyone is busy on their individual cells. It conjointly means individuals drive recklessly-their one ear and one hand occupied by the cell.

However, it's the full invasion of privacy that cell phones have caused that is horrifying.

Advertising through text messages has become such a nuisance that you just have your cellular phone beeping the majority the time.

In case of an emergency, often, the network is jammed thanks to the indiscriminate use of cell phones.

Kids have been caught storing answers on the cell phone to use during examinations.

What usage is technology if it makes us restless, impatient and deprives us of the moments that really matter-a cup of hot tea had against the backdrop of the pitter patter of the rain, a walk on the beach with a loved one. What usage is it if it robs us of the thrill of taking a walk down the beach taking note of the sound of waves? With each technology, in conjunction with its uses come back the misuses and it's the user's responsibility to use technology with caution.

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