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People ready to shun drinking for smartphones!

Posted on Aug 28 2014 | IANS

New York, Aug 28 : If you cannot think of a life beyond apps which have replaced evening strolls and the morning cup of tea, read this: People are even ready to give up drinking and chocolates for gadget time!

According to a latest Bank of America survey of over 1,000 US citizens, 45 percent of smartphone users said they would be willing to give up alcohol and 34 percent said they would forfeit chocolate.

Among millennials, 90 percent treat their smartphones as important as using deodorant daily.

Nearly 35 percent said they check it all the time while 16 percent said they do so about once every hour.

When asked how long they could live without smartphones, 13 percent replied "less than one hour," media reports said.

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