How long can one hold off the urge of checking the cellphone? The gadget has emerged from being a luxury just to own one during its first appearance in the 1990’s to a complete necessity in daily living in the wired world now. No doubt there is no reversal of its role but getting more and more attached on the pocket or purse all the time everytime.
During the program celebration on the 4P’s (Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Project) graduates of 2015, the camera spotted several people in the front row seats and right in front of the stage busy with their phones. Despite the presence of President Benigno S. Aquino, III, himself on the rostrum at the Smart Araneta Center in Cubao, Quezon City on April 23. The electronic content is more interesting than Mr. Aquino’s speech, after all.