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Mobile phone is one of the most useful inventions of man. It can be compared to a mini computer. Mobile is mans best companion. There are a lot of drawbacks in it, yet it is a very useful gadgets.

In today’s modern and competitive world, without, a mobile it is impossible to carry out our day to day work. Having a mobile in hand we can keep in constant touch with our loved ones, either through Whatsapp, SMS, MMS or the internet connectivity. Nowadays even the framers in the village get in hand knowledge through mobile when is the right time to sow the crops and even when to harvest it. A lot of time is saved.

Nothing more than a Mobile Phone comes to great help in emergency. You are driving by the freeway and the vehicle jams and Mobile Phone comes to your rescue. You are stuck in a lone place, again call somebody and ask for directions. Texting: You can get texting capabilities on a cell phone, which is great for certain, situations when in a public place. You might not want everyone else hearing your conversation. Also, everyone else might not want to hear your conversation, especially in a crowded restaurant or in a store. Texting can me a great way to keep in touch with relatives and friends all over the world.

When the mobile is in the hand people prefer mobiles over land line. It is also possible to do mobile banking and get an in hand update of your account balance. A lot of corrupting has been exposed in the government agencies through the sting operations captured on mobiles.

There are bad effects to. Lots of people misuse mobiles specially while riding a motor bike or driving a car due to which lots of accidents have occurred. Even while crossing the road or railway tracks people keep on talking and at times meet with fatal accidents. Constantly talking for hours together on the mobile can reduce the hearing capacity of a person. It has scientifically been proved that the mobile is one of the causes of cancer. Due to mobile phones people spend for less time bonding with their family and friends.

Mobile has an adverse effect on children too, they prefer playing mobile games than outdoor activities, so they misuse the gadget more than the adults. Due to the latest technology like in built in camera, at times people tend to misuse it by recording vulgar clipping and sharing it among friends via Bluetooth and the poor victims are black mailed.

While cell phones provide an efficient and easy way to communicate with friends, family, and co-workers, excessive use can take a toll on your health. Mobile phones use transmitting radio waves through a series of base stations where radio frequency waves are electromagnetic fields that cannot break chemical bonds or cause ionization in the human body. Although cell phones are considered to be low-powered radio frequency transmitters, your handset transmits power when it is on, and therefore it is important to increase your distance from the handset to reduce radio frequency exposure. The presence of a cell phone while two or more people are talking face-to-face can generate negative feelings toward the person who has his or her device visible.

Mobile has changed the face of the society. It looks as if a day will come when everything in this world will be run by this marvelous invention of mankind. Hence we must see that we use it sensibly, so that they remain our slaves and not become our masters.

It is up to us to make the best use of this invention.