You see it everywhere!  People of all ages with their faces in stuck in their phones, playing games, messing with apps and or checking messages.  But have you ever wondered why we are so mesmerized with our handheld technology?

According to experts, this addiction is one that the phone manufacturers and app designers have been planning.

The video above features a former design expert from Google, who explains how the smartphones of today were designed to keep us from putting our phones down.  So if you're one of the millions of people with a smartphone and you find yourself constantly picking up your phone to check for messages, here's why...

Our desire for interaction humans and a smartphone industry that is designing it's technology to prey on that need in order to get you addicted.

Source: Digg.com