The convenience of mobile phones cannot be denied, but neither can the way they have negatively impacted daily living. Some of the effects can be negated if boundaries are set, such as not answering the phone when running errands so time is used more efficiently.
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The line between work and personal time has practically been eradicated because the phones enable us to be contacted at any time.
Stories are commonplace of people having an accident because they were distracted while driving and talking on a mobile phone.
While the topic remains controversial, there are people who believe the microwave radiation the phones emit can cause such problems as cancer and Alzheimer's disease from prolonged use.
People can be inconsiderate when using the phone in public, doing things such as talking during a movie, holding up a line at a store and bumping into others because they aren't paying attention to where they're walking.
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