10
02/2013
Lifestyle

7 Gadget Categories That Change How We Live Today

gadgetsGadgets and technological innovations are playing a big part in our day-to-day life, and now we have internalized them. In the past 10 years, we have grown dependent on these innovations to a point where we cannot imagine their absence. The following are the top seven categories in which technology has redefined how we live today.  

  1. Telecommunications technology: We no longer have to return to our desktop computers just to check our email. Customers purchase mobile phones for features other than just a good signal.
  2. Media players: Devices previously called mp3 players have evolved to deliver both visual and audible media that can either be pre-produced or interactive.
  3. Cloud system: Information that can be easily accessed from any device makes our load lighter, as we do not need to carry with us CDs, USB flash disks or external hard drives wherever we go.
  4. Digital photography: Imagine you are limited in how many pictures you can take on your vacation due to how much film you have available. With digital photography, it's now easier than ever to not only take an almost unlimited number of images but also share them with loved ones.
  5. Tablet computers: Today, your screen monitor is both your keyboard and CPU. Tablets have made us better consumers by making the experience of online browsing and social media more fun and portable.
  6. Video games: The video gaming industry has become more social and less individual as bandwidth speeds and sophisticated gaming consoles invite all family members to join in.
  7. On-demand entertainment: The phrase “I need to be back home before my show starts” is now irrelevant. Making TV shows and movies available on demand has increased their popularity as well as impacted viewers’ time management habits.