I often see my friends and colleagues hooked to a phone app. It might be Facebook, Twitter or an email app, but almost every smart phone user ends up having their favourite Apps. Phone Apps have actually made things a lot easier. I know some friends who do not even sit in front of their computer for days, because of smart phone apps.
Here is a nice infographic from XCube Labs, which show some interesting statistics. For example, an astounding 77% smart phone users have used it to search online. And 95% of them are searching for local information.