Cell phones have many uses besides placing a phone call or sending a text, acting also as cameras, organizers, game consoles and portals to the all-encompassing Internet. Despite their usefulness, however, they are also capable of deterring our productivity, even posing a threat to our safety if we allow them to.
If you don’t believe us, just ask some of our comic characters about the consequences of forgetting to follow proper cell phone protocol:
Although they are called “mobile devices,” that does not mean that you should use them while you are in motion.
Multi-tasking is a great skill … just not when the two tasks are “texting” and “driving.”
Texting while flying: that’s no good, either.
Using your phone at a sporting event: Not only do you risk a fly ball to the face, but no one wants to be the schmuck who doesn’t kiss their date on the Kiss Cam.
While being on your phone as a spectator is bad, using your phone as a player is worse.
Texting on date night: not exactly the epitome of romance.
To sum it up, use your phone to capture life’s moments, not keep you from them (unless you want to end up like Fred, here):