Smartphone Dependency: All Of Your Mind Are Belong To Apps

January 25, 2010

As a  new media aficionado with a fascination for the shift towards mobile technology, I was oddly  amused by the Toronto Star report entitled *cue horror movie suspense music* Are apps stealing our minds?

In the iPhone world alone, there are over a 100,000 apps with the a tag line “there’s an app for that.” Yes, this suggests that a simple piece of technology will offer you a blanket solution to all of life’s dilemmas, including boredom; so its no surprise we have a dependency on apps – they do everything for us.

Dependent on a piece of technology? nothing new. So why was this article sounding like a set up for some new zombie app that eats our brains for sustenance…? Are apps turning us into mindless zombies?

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