There is no doubt that we are living in a mobile age with the majority of us owning a portable device of one kind or another, indeed most of us now own a smartphone and have come to rely on them for far more than making a simple phone call.
It’s a mobile age
Studies show that to lose a smartphone or have one stolen adds up to a minor disaster for many. Other studies have shown that many smartphone owners would turn back home from a night out with friends or family if they have forgotten to bring their smartphones with them.
Take a look round you right now and see which item you own is the closest to you. Is it your wallet? Your car key? Most probably you will find it is your smartphone that you will find closest to you.
Smartphone is the essential kit to own and has taken its place on the catwalk replacing designer handbags and other accessories. We can make then as individual as we please which is half the reason why we have come to rely on them so much.
Individualising our smartphones
Creating a unique device that caters for our individual needs is one of the most enjoyable aspects of owning a smartphone. No matter what your tastes are there is sure to be an app for it that you can use. Whether you are into your shopping, gaming, or taking part in a health drive, having your smartphone help you out is as easy as installing the appropriate application, in fact, it will probably be more difficult choosing which one to install.
Many companies and industries saw the potential of the mobile market early on, possibly one of the first of these was the gambling industry which made the move to the smaller screens way ahead of many others.
How online gaming has evolved
There are hundreds of thousands of people who enjoy having a bet or wager online and being able to do so when and where they please (as long as there is a good internet connection) appeals to many.
To play on mobile games means that there is total freedom to pick up or leave a game at will. There is no longer any need to worry about games crashing half way through because as technology has advanced so did the validity of games on offer.
Even if a player did happen to lose internet connection games are so far advanced that they would be able to pick up right where they left without losing the opportunity of a win. Not only are mobile sites and their games convenient, they also offer those fantastic bonuses and promotional offers along with high-end graphics, video and audio clips to enhance player experience.
Players can even enjoy live games played in real time with a real human dealer or croupier, all from wherever they happen to be in the world and at any time. Not surprising then that owning a smartphone is probably high on everyone’s wish list.
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Peter Wallace has been an advocate for mental health awareness for years. He holds a master’s degree in counselling from the University of Edinburgh.