Disney’s smartphone addiction is emblematic of how current management has lost its way—all the systems are now designed for Disney’s convenience, but not so much the guest’s.
Ok this is a little too much. It's still possible to go to Disneyland without your cell phone and have a perfectly enjoyable day.
No, you don't have to ride Rise of the Resistance.
No, you don't have to eat at the Tiki Juice Bar.
No, you don't need to download your Photopass Photos.
If you want to go and or5etend it's still 2005, you are perfectly able to do that. You can ride Pirates and Mansion and Thunder and never pick up your phone.
The only people who feel you need a cell phone to complete the experience are the ones already suffering from FOMO.