1. A cell phone is a mobile communication device in the way of: telephone calls, SMS, e-mail, and instant messaging services 2. Short message services are cost and time effective
3. Mobile internet access
4. Camera and video capabilities, with ever improving resolutions 5. Storage device for data, including music, photos, video clips, etc. 6. Certain models are even useful for office presentations, although capabilities are limited. Feature-wise, cell phones offer an astounding combination of gadgets, bundled into one. Some cell phones have fm radio; while almost all have calculator, calendar, organizer, and reminder facilities. Newest cell phones offer recording from radio, as well as touch screens, with new and improved functions emerging daily. On the flip side: the cons of cell phones:
1. Limited battery life
2. Memory capacity limited, though capabilities are constantly growing. 3. According to research, short message services and instant messaging can have a detrimental effect on language use in frequent users. 4. Adult content and gambling can be accessed by anyone in possession of a cell phone, and knowledge of how to access these services. 5. "Addiction" to cell phone use has been identified as a contributor to stress, and anti social behavior. In addition, cell phones have been investigated to have adverse health effects, backed by testimonies from users who have suffered these effects. Cell phone...