This is often explained as the euphoria experience.
Apart from that, the problem can also come from non-stop checking updates from social media, heavy gaming and other extensions of the functionality of smartphones.
Do you also know that cell phone has become a representation of social status these days?
With the recent explosion of Androids, i Phones, and other similar smart devices like the tablets, has caused the cell phone addiction issue rise to an alarming rate.
According to research done by the Mobile Technology Fact Sheet, more than 90% of the adults in the United States own a cell phone.
If you are still not convinced that cell phone addiction is as real and is at an alarming rate, consider these statistics: Almost everyone in the world today owned a cell phone, so how can you tell if someone is suffering the cell phone addiction syndrome from someone who is not?
Well, like most illnesses and diseases, you can tell if someone is suffering the syndrome from symptoms showed.
It does not matter for how long the phone is separated from the addict, even for the slightest moment, the addict will feel uncomfortable without the presence of his phone. Did someone ever complain about you using too much of your phone?
You can always hear these conflicts and complaints from the people around a cell phone addict.
People who use a certain brand or latest model tend to feel that proud or ‘up-to-date’.
This will indirectly create the pressure to own the latest release and to download all of the popular applications.