Is smartphone addiction a real problem ?

Smartphone addiction may be hiding a real problem, or is it just people wanting to jump on an addiction bandwagon ?

Interesting article with some seemingly valid research here : One in ten people have revealed that they are addicted to their smartphone, according to a new study.

The US study conducted on 2,000 college students has found that ten per cent respondents have claimed to have a full-blown addiction to the gadgets, the Sun reported.

The study found that 85% people constantly checked their phones for the time, while three-quarters slept beside it.

Via DNA India