Um- people lived without them just a relatively short time ago. It was better, people were more social and less self involved. As soon as the smart phone came into existence, we started out on an evolutionary downswing
People would take more appreciation in the small, free things in life. There also wouldn't be as much instant gratification from small gadgets and devices. We would be forced to be creative, and get back in touch with our beautiful mother nature. What a beautiful thing it would be. One can only hope of a technological revolution, to tear the digital down.
It would be a lot like the time before the light bulb was invented. But hey there will be books and will read those and get smarter, and visit people instead of texting them when there 2 inches away from you