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life; for others, they are irritating contraptions that should be banned from public areas. A mobile phone or cell phone is an electronic telecommunication device with the same basic capability as a conventional fixed-line telephone, but which is also entirely portable and is not required to be connected with a wire to the telephone network. Most current mobile phones connect instead to the network using a wireless radio wave transmission technology. The mobile phone communicates via a cellular network of base stations, also known as cell sites, which are in turn linked to the conventional telephone networks. In addition to the standard voice function of a telephone, a mobile phone can support many additional services such as SMS for text messaging, packet switching for access to the Internet, and MMS for sending and receiving photos and videos. In less than twenty years, mobile phones have gone from being rare and expensive pieces of equipment used by businesses to an all pervasive low-cost personal item. In many countries, mobile phones now outnumber land-line telephones, with most adults and many children now owning mobile phones. It is not uncommon for young adults to simply own a mobile phone instead of a land-line for their residence. In some developing countries, where there is little existing fixed-line infrastructure, the mobile phone has become widespread. With high levels of mobile telephone penetration, a mobile culture has evolved, where the phone becomes a key social tool, and people rely on their mobile phone address book to keep in touch with their friends. Many people keep in touch using SMS, and a whole culture of "texting" has developed from this. The commercial market in SMSs is growing. Many phones even offer Instant Messenger services to increase the simplicity and ease of texting on phones. The mobile phone itself has also become a totemic and fashion object, with users decorating, customizing, and adding different accessories to their mobile phones to reflect their personality. This has emerged as a separate industry. People have made mobile phones into status symbols instead of necessity, especially young boys and girls. It is a matter of great prestige when they carry the latest model every fortnight to college. This has given rise to an increase in criminal and unethical activities so that they can get extra money to satisfy this growing need to snob. Mobile phone etiquette has become an important issue with mobiles ringing at funerals, weddings, movies and plays. Users often speak at increased volume, with little regard for other people nearby. It has become common practice for places like bookshops, libraries, movie theatres, and places of worship to post signs prohibiting the use of mobile phones,
The SMS is also a convenient way to keep in touch with your loved ones when no one has the time for writing long drawn letters which take days to even reach. It is . marketupdates and even the headlines. Some researchers also report the mobile phone industry has interfered with further research on health risks. to persistent heavy users. All one has to remember is that mobiles were invented for our convenience and not to create nuisance. Many air companies. One can see every second person on the road with a crooked and half-tilted neck either driving a car or riding a motorcycle. Thus they increase direct one-on-one relationship. Italy. Austria and United Kingdom. concerns have arisen about the effects on health from using a mobile telephone. mobiles can be of great use. one cannot deny the uses of mobiles. They are convenient. Mobiles are also a great source of entertainment. Yet. easily accessible and of great use. If used judiciously. Several studies have shown that motorists have a much higher risk of collisions and losing control of the vehicles while talking on the mobile telephone simultaneously while driving. In some countries. even with a hand-free system. More recently. Poland and Prance. get live cricket scores. Japan. They also keep loved and near ones well connected. You can listen to songs. Singapore. Technology is here and it is here to stay. Australia. due to concerns of possible interference with aircraft radio communications. even when using 'hands-free' systems. such as Ireland. wisely and with public etiquette. particularly those providing long distance services. Another controversial but more lethal concern is the correlation with road traffic accidents. They are one's easily available help in case of an emergency. Mobiles have been major distraction on roads and are proving to be as harmful as driving under the influence of alcohol. offer a "quiet car" where phone use is prohibited.sometimes even installing jamming equipments to prevent them. it is alleged that the conversation on a mobile distracts more than a chat with a person sitting besides the driver. as well as several states in the United States. They save a lot of time and energy in making multiple calls to track a single person. No matter where one goes. driving while using a mobile phone is illegal. Despite all the abuses of cell phones. cell phones are the only hope of keeping families connected without any hassle. though an exception is often made if the phone is equipped with a hands-free system. the Netherlands. play games. Brazil. Accidents involving a driver being distracted by talking on a mobile phone have begun to be prosecuted as negligence similar to driving while intoxicated. a study provided significant evidence of genetic damage under certain conditions. As with many new technologies. There is a small amount of scientific evidence for an increase of certain types of rare tumours (cancer) in long-time.
I find it to be heavily misused by our younger generation. It has given a new dimension to personal communication helping people to be in touch with one another during times of sickness in the family or an emerging crisis. The other day while I was on my way to Gulshan from Dhanmandi when all too suddenly appeared a young man driving his car with his mobile phone in one hand and the. vandalism on the streets including the unprecedented traffic jams. and college-going boys and girls. Besides. It has been so. have become indispensible also for young school. therefore. like monitoring and getting in touch to know the whereabouts of one's near and dear ones during riots and road blocks. ESSAY 2 Use And Abuse Of Mobile Phones Let me begin by saying that the advent of mobile phones has been one of the unique features of modern day information technology (IT) technologies. traders both big and small. . I have come across young people talking and gossiping on issues of no consequence. mobile phones also come handy for parents to locate and communicate with their school-going children while they are away. Our streets have become unsafe also due to terror acts like kidnapping of young girls and boys for ransom.. Mobile phones. Of great annoyance is also this business of people talking over mobile phones while crossing roads or driving cars. All said and done however one cannot overlook some of the typical abuses of the mobile phones that take place here in this country. They often talk through out the night leaving their studies.indeed upto us to let it guide our lives or to allow our sense of reason to control the right use of technology. particularly those of the business community. To my mind mobile phones are also instrumental in causing irreparable damage to morals of our younger generation who often use it at random for viewing pornography. In Bangladesh like elsewhere mobile phones have also become one of the key elements of communication for law enforcing and the intelligence agencies.. Here in Bangladesh there are yet other specific uses of mobile phones. for all sections of the people all over the world.