Today’s Technology Allows Us To Be Available At All Times

Now, more than ever, a person is available for conversation wherever he or she is in the world. To some, this is a great convenience while others hate the concept. Here are three reasons why a person is now available all the timeand why it will probably not change in the near future.

Smartphone: With this piece of equipment, one can check emails and other messages. This allows a person to stay connected whether he or she is in a foreign country or on a hiking trip. In fact, many employees [...]

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Technology Of Ages Past And How It Has Grown

Technology changes so quickly that it would take an extraordinary amount of time to start from the beginning. The last 50 years have seen incredibly advances in technology. Life was much more enriching when the color television first became standard in American households. Microwaves made cooking faster and easier than ever to keep up with the quickening pace of the American life. The first video game systems entertained children in ways that were previously unknown to them. As time went on, the first home computers were being developed. They [...]

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Is Technology Advancing To Quickly For Us To Keep Up

The older you are right now, the more likely you are to feel overwhelmed by technology and the way it has changed culture within your lifetime. Things that were once done on paper are done electronically, and information that was once stored in binders and folders is stored in spreadsheets and databases. For people who are set in their ways of doing things, these changes can be difficult to accept.

On the other hand, the younger you are right now the more likely you feel comfortable with technology and [...]

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Staying In Touch Used To Mean Visitation

Once upon a time friends and family took the time to make phone calls and plan visits. Thanks to the internet that has all changed, many think that is a good thing. After all, with the invention of email and social networking we were suddenly able to keep in touch with everyone with the touch a button.

But just as people are apt to do, the internet is now something to be abused. Everyone posts their status updates on social networking sites and that is considered keeping in touch. Social [...]

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Classic Video Game Consoles And Games They Offered

Classic Video Game Consoles and games they offered have come along way. Back in the the mid 1980′s, these systems did not have too much too offer. If you wanted to fly a tiny little speck of a plane on your TV screen you could. If you wanted to chase something in a robotic army tank and shoot at things you could do that as well. How mesmerized we were all back then. If you look at how times have changed, video games [...]

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Our Space Age Technology Of Today

With the space age technology of today, people can make phone calls while eating breakfast at a restaurant, waiting in traffic or relaxing on the beach. They can send a fax from their phones, shop online and check for messages. During previous years, there was more travel time required for communication. Individuals were forced to stop at a pay phone or go home to check messages on their telephone answering machines. They had to send a fax at an office, fax service or their home. And drivers sat helplessly in traffic without being able to call [...]

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Technology: Closing and Widening the Gulf between Us

At first technology was seen as a way to bridge the gap between individuals. Friends and family from across the country, even across the world could send emails to one another, chat in real time with instant messenger and even experience voice-to-voice communication with internet phone services – we were never closer.

But like every piece of technology and progression crafted with the best intentions, there was a dark side to it all. People started to favor instant messaging, texting and calling as opposed to meeting their own neighbors in person. And while physical contact and face-to-face meetings are far from phased out of human society, one can certainly see the widening gulf between us and it only gets wider with every new advancement.

New improvements in 4G internet technology from service providers like Sprint and Clearwire have now made it so that you don’t even have to be at home to accomplish some of the larger web tasks. Why go to a bookstore and perhaps meet people or talk to a cashier when you can just have a book delivered at the press of a button? Will there be a time where we can no longer communicate with one another in personwhen we are incapable?

Probably not, but one has to wonder.

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Cell Phones Now Versus Cell Phones Then

Cell phones have changed a lot since they came into being. Looking back, I remember back when it was high tech to have the wired cell phone in your car; or the phone that was about the size of a brick. Back then, the technology was still evolving from its infancy and the phones began to shrink in size and increase ability as the tech improved. Also cell coverage was spotty at best, roaming charges were common, and the idea of data services was not [...]

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What Computers Were Like In The Beginning

In the beginning, there were entire floors of buildings dedicated to a single computer. Running reels of tape or punch cards to input or store information. Looking back it is hard to imagine. And just to think that the technology back then was also used effectively to launch humans into space is even more staggering. Only the largest companies and government agencies would be able to afford to use such systems and even then, finding people who could run [...]

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The Compact Discs Advancement Over Cassette Tapes

The advancement from cassette tapes to compact discs was a very considerable jump in terms of sound quality and use of modern technology. Cassettes were very popular through the 1980-s and into the early 90-s. The cassette tapes are a fairly basic design to mimic a smaller version of a reel to reel pathway. The cassette has an exposed area at the bottom that allows the player-s read head access to the tape. Some minor drawbacks that they have are with moving [...]

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