Smartphones are internet enabled mobile phones, and more than 50% of Australians own one (maybe more like three quarters of us by some estimates), Radio National's Natasha Mitchell and her guests Mark Pesce and Mark Eiden discuss.
Clearly we love them—and why shouldn't we? They've have got everything: the internet, apps, cameras, navigation, games.
But do we love them too much?
Is all this compact connectivity changing who we are? Are we giving our smartphones more of our attention and love than we should?