It is not only ordinary mortals like us who are going gaga over our smartphones. In fact, many celebrities wouldn’t be caught without theirs. Smartphones have become an indispensable part of daily life for many. Let us check who among the famous celebrities are practically inseparable from theirs.
The President of the United States, Barack Obama, reportedly refused to give up his Blackberry to the great dismay of his security advisers. He is said to be the first American President to use email while serving his high profile position. It is expected though that security measures have been doubled many times over to ensure that his safety is not compromised because of his decision not to part with this smartphone.
You have to have been hiding in a hole not to know that Justin Bieber absolutely loves his iPhone 5 by his side at every possible time. Whether it is to take some selfies or to take some shots of the event where he’s at, his smartphone looks every inch like a mainstay in his person. Add to that the constant need of young people (okay even older ones) to stay perpetually connected.
Rihanna is not exactly known to be loyal to a specific brand but she usually has a smartphone in her at any given time. Whether she gets paid to promote them or not like many other celebrities is beside the point. She certainly has a unique way of going about it. Remember her “Rihannified” One X+ which has her initial on it?
Pictures of Paris Hilton holding a smartphone are so many, one is tempted to ask if the device is part of her usually fashionable persona. Holding the latest technological devices has now become part of fashion statements nowadays that many fans are taking their cue from celebrities. Many are considered fashion accessories if we are to consider the efforts of phone manufacturers to cater to design-conscious consumers.
Tom Cruise will always have something to remember Katie Holmes and the iPhone by with this photo, although not necessarily in the same context. One thing is clear though, celebrities are using their smartphones to create memories like most of us do. Smartphones have certainly made themselves indispensable to many.
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Sara Wells is a travel writer who blogs on behalf of car rental insurance brand Protectyourbubble.com