The world has truly become a more convenient and wonderful place to live in thanks to all the new and exciting products hundreds of companies in the world create, innovate and later on introduce in the market. We can deny it all we want but each and every one of us has truly become very dependent on these items that without it, we cannot fully function well. So the question now is, are these products and services really good for us? Or too much of everything also has its negative effects? In this article, we will point out the different pros and cons as well as the effects of these modern day gadgets and technologies.
Living in this time and age, regardless of the country you live in, your status in life, the type of job you have, you age or gender, each and everyone of you surely owns any kind of gadget or technological devices that ranges from the top micro usb cable, laptop, Ipad or tablet, smart televisions, mp3 players and the most popular of all are the mobile phones. There are already billions of cellular phone users around the world who take advantage of the different applications and services it offers. People nowadays can not only talk to their love ones living thousands of miles away from them but can also actually see them face to face using its built in camera. As long as one has an Internet connection they can freely make and take voice or video calls, send messages, electronic messages or email and even visit the World Wide Web.
Social media websites are now considered as a haven or the place where people can express their feelings and show the photos they want to any of their family and friends within their network. Also, any user can make use of the GPS connection that will help them reach their point of destination wherever they are in the world. The functions, applications and services provided for by mobile phones are far from what people fifty years ago grew accustomed of. Fifty years ago, if people want to communicate with their family or friends who are even a few hundred miles away, they only have to options. First is to pay them a visit personally using any mode of transportation available during that time or second, write them a letter which will take days, weeks or even months before it reaches the person whom they sent it to as it depends on the location. One of the reasons why people get hold of this kind of device is because they want to take advantage of the different things they can do with it, as well as live a hassle free and convenient way of living.
Just like any other thing, the use of any product of technology such as these mobile phones also has its downside. People become to addicted to using it that they tend to spend more time using it instead of bonding with their love ones. Also, the lose of personal touch is lost because instead of people saying the things they want to say in person, they opt to send text messages or photos to express their feelings.