Smartphones (© iStock)Smartphones; you probably have one in your pocket right now - that is if you're not reading this on your mobile. Even if you have just invested in the best phone around it's likely that within only a few months there will be a new iPhone out, the latest Sony to boast an incredible camera or the next iteration of the wildly popular Samsung Galaxy series. Long gone are the days when mobile phones were just for making calls. Now they are app-running, selfie-shooting, music-playing powerhouses in your pocket.

Is it time for a tech detox?

Many individuals are hooked on their smartphones, and a growing number of people are entering rehab for technology addiction. So what could these extreme cases tell us about our relationships with gadgets?

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