Smartphone Obsession

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In this July 13, 2011 photo, one of the pages of “Today’s Deals,” appears on the screen of an iPhone, in New York. While smartphone users worry about mobile hacking and other security threats that are making news these days, psychologists and others are concerned about another equally troubling issue: the growing obsession among people who would much rather interact with their smartphones than with other human beings. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)