Technology has been growing at a rapid rate to accommodate the needs and desires of people in obtaining a simpler lifestyle. One of the greatest technologies to hit the 21st century is the cell phone. Majority of the Filipino youth, who use to own a pager are now using cell phones. It is practically impossible for one not to spot or hear this device go off in the hands of a teenager, be at a church, school, car and where have you. Cell phones are ubiquitous. It has become a phenomenon and an addiction, to own a cell phone, that adolescents find it to be a necessity in one’s life. This type of youth mentality of can lead to positive as well as negative effects on their culture. Cell phones are of a great convenience by saving time and efforts. It is just amazing to see how cell phones are convenient in some particular situations. Without a cell phone, it will take a while for a person who gets lost on his way to visit a friend to find is way. He will probably drive around until he find a public phone to get in touch with his friend and have the direction. With a cell phone, as soon as he realizes that he is getting lost, he can call his friend?s house and get the right direction while driving. Being in touch 24 hours a day, 7 days a week can be crucial for business and family. A cell phone can save time and money, keeping you in touch where ever you go. The communication possibilities are endless. We now have digital cell phones that have many technological abilities that are important to today's business society. Digital cell phones have the ability to accept and send e-mail, faxes and short messages from phone to phone. These cell phones have all the luxuries of regular phones: Call waiting, caller ID, three way calling, and voice mail. It is obvious to realize all the things that a cell phone can do. Cell phones are an integral part of today's high paced world that revolves around communication and mobility.
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