How Far Is the Smartphone Addiction?

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Smartphone is already the Swiss Army knife of the digital age, replacing the need for alarm clocks, GPS units, even digital cameras, MP3, TV, and computer with the flick of a finger. But one time, for some of us, we can’t even go a day without them, and so consume one power bank after another to extend their battery life.

According to a survey from, 53 percent of 800 participants admitted to experiencing separation anxiety when they were without their phones, driven primarily by their incessant need to be connected. Smartphone addiction is a real issue for modern society and, and like most addictions, people who are addicted don’t truly realize how addicted they are.