How important is the Cell Phone in our daily activity?

Philippines
November 13, 2010 7:16am CST
From big chunky unfriendly user interface and a fad or fashion icon, the cellphone has evolve into more used devices in almost every aspect of our society. This coupled with the huge advances in technology and the lowering of cost in owning one, the cellphone status has dramatically change from being a luxury on its earlier days to a necessity for almost any activity that we do. Now if for some reason the cellphone has been taking from us abruptly, Can we still function normally in our daily activity?
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18 responses
@dismalgrin (2602)
• United States
15 Nov 10
With a lot of adjustments I could live without a cellphone, I wouldn't like to, but I could. Same goes for the internet. It has become a necessity for me over the past year... but I could live without it if I had too. I would just have to find other ways to make money and find new information. This is a very good question for us to ask ourselves though. Often we begin to rely too much on our tools and we need to realize that they really could be lost to us in the blink of an eye.
• India
15 Nov 10
Cellphone has become a mandatory thing to carry before I leave from home or even at hom eI keep that near to me. It is not a luxury but a requirement these days however I know some peoples who still do not use cellphones in their daily life and still living their life as good as others. I cannot manage without cellphone.
@aerous (13474)
• Philippines
14 Nov 10
Well, cellphone is very important to me. But not at the extend i am handling it always as other does
@mods196621 (3631)
• Philippines
14 Nov 10
Cellphone is the important device that we always use everyday even children have this. I never go out without this because this is my important thing to me now especially i am dealing with properties. This is the most important things with us all. No reasons that we cannot have this and as of now there are lots of cellphone that we can buy in a low price. Most of them are now in sales items at the stores and bazaars and to all corners of the street. Some are second hand for sale. So there is no one who could not buy.
@grangeke (112)
• Belgium
14 Nov 10
As many tests have proved that the cellphone is somthing that is a must in our lifes i believe it's just as they say. If you walk around on the street you see alot of youngsters with a cellphone, not neccesairy for calling but going on the internet, watching movies, making movies or taking pictures, listening to music and so on... The older people also try to do this (seniors 55 - 75+) but aren't so used to it as we are born along the cellphone generation. I can say i can just put it aside and leave it there. For me a cellphone is good enough if it can call and send messages nothing more. Who needs ipod's or camera's anymore? We get all of that in a cellphone and on top of that it's light, compact and easy to use and fits in your pocket like a wallet.
@chowee (517)
• Philippines
14 Nov 10
hello ryder!!! for me cellphones must be listed in basic needs..hahaha lol now a days cellphone is very important to everyone because it provides easy and comfortable means of communicating!!!! Cellphones are useful if it is used in the right way.. it will be only bad if you used it in abusive way!!!
• Philippines
14 Nov 10
my phone was so important to me because i'll used this everyday to texting my love ones and amy classmates. to inform where they are and to text my love love ones to what her doing or something how are you something like that.
@stevecsh (49)
• Malaysia
14 Nov 10
I sleep, I eat, I go to toilet with my cellphone. I don't think I can live without this thing.
@jennbart (1332)
• Philippines
14 Nov 10
Its very important as I use my phone to email while on the go and also, use to communicate to my friends and co workers whenever I need them. Its still luxury but its more of a necessity. Luxury as not all can afford high technology phones that can make you surf the net such as Blackberry and Iphones:)
14 Nov 10
Yes, we can still function normally in our daily activity if for some reason the cellphone has been taking from us abruptly. That's the way we live before. No computers, no laptop and no cellphones. Actually life is really simple, we're just the one who make it so complicated. It is much better to get back to the basic. no complications. it still very nice to have verbally conversation face to face rather than thru texting or sms messaging. if you use to call to communicate it spend a lot of money. how about the people who cant afford??? if i were you to ask? Yes I can live without it!
@del2010 (77)
• Philippines
14 Nov 10
Now a days I think cellphone is is very important to us. It is because this is the fastest way of communicating with people. No need to go to other place just to communicate the person whom you wanted to talk to. Wherever you are, you always see to it that your cellphone is in your bag. Thus, through your unit you will be able to know what is going on around you, relay whatever you are doing and wherever you are.
@Diddaka (90)
13 Nov 10
Cellphone is very immportant for me.You have connect with everybody almost everywhere.In nowdays they are even more than that.When you traveling(for work to say) you used it to listening a music or playing games.With this options the time arrives faster.Especially if you travel long time to work.
• United States
13 Nov 10
Cell phones whether it be chunky or slim are essential organizers for many people. Along with such a benefit, they are really good for socialization and relationships. People may shop at the store, but call there spouses to be reminded of what to buy. Such people may talk with co-workers and be closely knit to their group of people. I've used cell phones to talk with friends, family and official phone numbers. The uses I get are better conversational abilities, and many organizational skills. I can use my cell phone for GPS, alarm clock, time and news, which actively develop my communication, organization and efficiency when traveling. This resource is not a match when comparing land line phones, and many newer features will make cell phones the best new innovation again and again. There is so much to be learned from cell phones. The monthly fee is in no way comparable to the high amount of productivity one gets from using cell phones.
• Philippines
13 Nov 10
I guess it has really become a necessity nowadays. In an era where availability of information is an edge, cellphones have become one of the ways of keeping yoursel informed about the world either through work, business or personal lives. It's basically technology driving the world and cellphone is just a part of it. Personally, I think it would be difficult to do away of it now primarily because of the nature of my work. I deal with lots of people and decision-making becomes relevant when I am always available through call. But it still depends on the lifestyle of an individual. For people whose lives have remained satisfactory without owning one, then there's no really need for them to keep it. I guess the main determining factor is how do you want to live your life. Would you go for the complexities of life like technology or would you rather live it with more simplicity.
@tylerlou (67)
• United States
13 Nov 10
I find it very sad when people can't even function a day without their phones. Its not the end of the world if you don't use your phone for one single day. I'm only 18 and I can survive without my phone for weeks, its not a necessity in my life. I'm not saying that cell phones aren't important cause they are, but people need to learn that there not going to die if they forgot it.
@lola88 (1)
• Australia
13 Nov 10
I feel incomplete without it! specially now with the BBM service.. The other day the reception was down for bout 2 hrs, it felt like 2days!
@icecubic (1851)
• Indonesia
13 Nov 10
I'm agree with you guys.I guess cell phone is our main gadget today. For me, I just felt bored when forgotten to bring my phone in my daily activities. I can't spend my life time without my phone.
@arielbsn (199)
• Philippines
13 Nov 10
Cellphone has been one of our basic needs in life and without cellphone I don't think we can do our normal activity because almost all people now are using cellphone, as you can imagine if someone needs to speak with somebody who is far away from him, he can't speak to him right away unless they are both at home using a landline.