How much does your smart phone affect your life? Apparently a lot! According to IDC Research, 79% of adult smartphone users have their phones with them for 22 hours a day. 80% of smart phone users check their phone within 15 minutes of waking up. We use our cell phone as an alarm, a way to communicate, socialize digitally, get the news, find our way, and more. It is without a doubt in our first world lives, that our cell phone is the device we keep closest to us. But beyond the United States, internationally–which also includes developing countries, mobile phones has a huge impact there as well. The drastic increase in smart phone usage has definitely affected our daily routine. Check out the two following infographics that demonstrates visually, the statistics of how our mobile-device have impacted our lives.
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