Global Q&A: As mobile phones get more features, does it help you, or just waste your time?

May 1, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Mobile phones support people’s lives, while extra features can be great tools in work situations; they can waste time in the learning process and can reinforce addiction-type behavior. This is what Epoch Times reporters from areas such as Peru to Australia discovered when they asked locals, “As mobile phones get more features, does it help you, or just waste your time?”

Look for the Global Q&A column every week. Epoch Times correspondents interview people around the world to learn about their lives and perspectives on local and global realities. Next week’s global question, “Do you think work internships should be paid or volunteer?”