What are some of the latest gadgets changing our daily lives?
A gadget is an appliance or device having a unique function or purpose. When it is invented, the appliance is often way ahead of its peers in terms of uniqueness and novelty. This is what makes the gadget so desirable and pleasant to have.
Some of the popular gadgets that changed the world include the telephone, television, camera, movie camera, radio, microwave, video cassette player and recorder, video gaming consoles, IBM’s personal computer, the Sony Walkman and the cell phone first released by Motorola.
In the digital age, we try to maximize our work within an allotted time. Modern gadgets have made it possible for us to accomplish our daily tasks and to improve our efficiency. These gadgets have made our lives easier and more comfortable. Today’s life demands that our gadgets operate in certain ways including
- Speed – everything is now happening fast and speed is of the essence
- High efficiency – a high level of accuracy and efficiency
- Information saver – to store and provide information
- Labor savers – we want gadgets that can make menial tasks easier
- Mobility and Compactness – are now expected to have a mobile counterpart
- Appearance/style – Gadgets need to look sleek, futuristic and mysterious.
Benefits of the latest gadgets
Modern gadgets have made our lives pleasurable such as the use of Air conditioning, washers, air purifiers, smartphones, computers and many others. The latest Gadgets also help in saving a lot of space. They are fun, make life comfortable and save time and money.
Modern gadgets can help bring the family together and to brighten our lives. They have become essential and can help remove boredom and eliminate loneliness in our daily life. Some of the latest gadgets with the greatest impact on our lives are communication gadgets.
Gadgets for daily communication control almost every aspect of our life. With the computer/laptop, mobile phone, the camera it is now possible to connect with people almost anywhere and that too at very reasonable prices. Communication has become instantaneous. Modern gadgets not only increase the flexibility and efficiency in our daily life, they also increase our life expectancy.
The latest advances in medical technology have made it possible to conduct advanced diagnostic and surgeries and prevent frequent deaths. Modern gadgets have also improved our security. Advanced devices have made crime prevention and investigation much easier. GPS tracking, CCTV cameras and other surveillance devices have made lives become much safer and secured. The latest gadgets have also revolutionized entertainment and brought joy to our lives.
Some of the latest gadgets that are truly changing our lives or the way we interact with our environment and other people
The iPhone, Android, and Smartphones have literally redefined how we live. The mobile phone now does not only allow us to make and receive calls, it allows us to take photos, surf, take video and download them, watch movies, play games, store and listen to music, radio, and much more . They can also communicate with each other, with the laptop, the TV and with general anything that has a digital pulse.
Bluetooth is now so mainstream that it has become synonymous with the 21st Century. It allows us to wirelessly transmit data, between phones, T’s, PC’s, to use the phone while driving and the applications for it are endless.
The digital revolutionized the way we take photos. With it one can take countless photos, view them instantly and have them uploaded and printed within an instant. The quality of pictures is also improving.
The Sky+HD/ Tivo
This allows us to rewind, pause live TV, record a whole series, record other programs as you watch something else, and view everything in High Definition.
Digital, flat screen and 3D TV are coming of age. The 3D technology, already incorporated in most cinemas is coming home. Though still in the early stages, it is a very exciting prospect.
TomToms and Satnavs have made the road map redundant. They are fun too and have downloadable celebrity voices that inform you which turn to take.
The advent of the Web Cam influenced the way modern technology is built today. It is on phones and laptops. This means that computer software like Skype can enable meetings to be held over long distances and family and friends can stay in touch in a more personal manner rather than just hearing the voice.
This is an activity monitor that has GPS, a built-in the heart monitor, step counting, and sleep tracking. It also has customizable notifications system that buzz and beep with every alert programmed into the phone, from calendar events, to twitter mentions, to text messages.
The latest iPods boasts Face Time, Airplay, HD Video recording, Retina Display, iTunes, games and Apps, Air print, iOs, iCluod and voice control.
Personal Tablets are changing the way we connect and communicate. The Tab is providing new mobile computing solutions that offer streaming content and mobile connectivity.
The laptop has revolutionized the way we work and communicate. This device provides improved productivity, immediacy in the sense that one has instant access to various information, work and personal files, Up to date information and connectivity. The laptop now has easy access to the internet give the Wi-Fi and cellular broadband networks. The laptop has greatly impacted our work life as it gives us the freedom to choose where and when to work.
Inclusion, this is the digital age and technological innovations are happening very quickly, touching all spheres of our lives, and will greatly impact our lifestyles. New products and gadget are being developed and released into the market almost daily.
Going forward technology and the internet are going to play a great role in our daily lives. We are likely to grow more dependent on the laptop, smartphones, Tablets, microwaves, dryer, hair straighteners, Bluetooth, GPS and all the other latest gadgets that are making life easier, more comfortable and safer.