How smart are you with your smartphone?

Almost everyone, including the author typing this post is using smartphones these days.

Implications?

1. Two passengers on a train who in the pre-smartphone era could be attracted to each other spend their time texting and tweeting away or watching movies – no interaction between them until they, perhaps, ‘check in’ at the same place.

2. A smartphone user who suddenly arrives in a new city abroad where internet roaming costs a fortune has three options: buy an ‘analog’ map, bite the lip and bare with the cost, or, third, head straight to a local mobile service provider and buy a new simcard. Guess which one she/he is going to choose?

3. Cut off from all the social network he/she feels lonely