In this gadget blog, we’ll come across some of the interesting facts about gadgets and discuss the uses of gadgets in our daily life.
Gadget is small electronic equipment or machine which is developed for various purposes. For example laptops, smartphones, kindles, i-pads, smartwatches, keyboards, mouse, etc. In simple words, any electronic item which reduces the human effort is known as gadgets.
Our daily life is tremendously evolving around gadgets. Without gadgets, we can’t imagine our life. Everybody’s life whether it’s personal, professional, or social, is now flowing in the digital world of gadgets.
It’s quite complex to survive without gadgets in our life. Today, every task is done by the help of gadgets such as searching job, to make a phone call, transfer of money, meeting our friends online through various social sites, purchasing any item through online, doing online training programs, playing video games, watching movies, and so on. Everything from A to Z is done by gadgets in today’s world.
Technology has become a very essential part of our lives nowadays. No one in this world is untouched to technology. Each and every person has some connections to gadgets that revolve around him/her.
Gadgets play an important role in our daily life. With the help of gadgets, time-consuming activities can be finished in seconds. In the older days, people were used to doing extremely hard work to do a small piece of work.
And in those days, technology was also not in full existence to make people’s work easy. The technology that was available, was very expensive and out of reach of a normal person. But now, gadgets are available at a very affordable price in the market.
Any person whether he is an entrepreneur, businessman, private employee, small-scale industry owner, or a normal middle/lower-class person, is now using all categories of gadgets in their lives.
Let’s discuss the various types of gadgets in the below section. But before that, let’s see the referenced video from youtube channel regarding gadgets.
Types of gadgets
There are numerous types of gadgets available in the market. Some of them are highly expensive and some are in a moderate price range. Companies that are developing gadgets are very well aware of the need for a common man. Gadgets are available from higher to lower categories in terms of price, size, durability, and need of the customers.
Companies know very well that which type of gadget is suitable for which segment of customers, what is the need for a gadget for a particular age group of customers, and so on.
Here in this gadget blog we’ll discuss on several types of gadgets which are flying around us.
Computers and Laptops
Nowadays, everyone is aware of the capabilities of the computer. A computer is a machine or device that performs processes, calculations, and operations at a very quick speed based on instructions provided by a software or hardware program.
The computer has its own components through which it works in an efficient manner. The components of computer are keyboard, mouse, printers, scanners, etc.
In other words, these components are also known as computer peripherals. By using a computer, we can make our life very easy by solving complex problems.
A laptop is also a type of computer which is more compatible in comparison to a desktop system. We can easily carry a laptop where ever we want to go. The laptop comes in different sizes and designed as per the customer’s requirements. It consists of all the necessary peripherals required to operate a computer. It has an inbuilt battery for power, hard disk for storing data, mouse area for navigation instead of a mouse, CPU, motherboard, CD/DVD drive for playing videos and audios, and other necessary devices.
The most popular screen size in a laptop is a 15.6-inch display as it is easy to carry and compatible. As technology is improving day by day, the size of gadgets is transforming into a small one. The laptops are available in different configurations exactly like computer desktops.
Another most commonly used gadget is a smartphone. This gadget is widely used all over the world. In older days, phones were only used to make voice calls but now in the current generation, it is used to do many things.
Smartphones are fully-loaded with the latest features such as video calling, messaging, emails, social media, entertainment galleries, multiple apps, tutorials in the form of apps, and many more. In fact, it is a mini-computer in palm. One can do everything from the smartphone which a computer can do. But we can’t carry our laptop or desktop with us, so to full fill this gap, smartphones are invented with the latest technology and to make our life easy and convenient.
We can listen to music, watch movies, learn educational materials, find the easiest route on a map, etc. by using a smartphone.
I-pads and Tablets are widely used for learning and reading purposes. These are the gadgets that are preferred in the educational sector. Various educational institutes like to prefer I-pads for their students so that learning will become exciting and not boring. In i-pads/tablets, we and easily download the learning material online. We can do other activities as well such as internet surfing, watching movies, listening to songs, emailing, and so on.
Power banks are portable batteries that are used to charge mobile phones and other devices. It has both power in and power out options. It can be charged up using a USB charger when power is available, and then used to charge the mobile’s battery whenever required. Mainly power banks are used while traveling to far places where power is not available.
A smartwatch includes several features such as camera, accelerator, thermometer, barometer, compass, chronograph, calculator, GPS-navigator, speaker, planner, and others. Few watches can be used as fitness-trackers and used to monitor the route, heartbeats, and steps rate.
These smartwatches can easily synchronize with smartphones and function with some features such as picking up the phone calls without touching smartphones. Major companies are manufacturing these smartwatches and have jumped in this revolutionary field.
There are many other gadgets available in the market which are playing an essential role in the current life of everyone.
Effects of Gadgets in Daily Life
A coin has two faces, like this, gadgets have also their some advantages along with some disadvantages.
Now let’s take a look at serious effects of using gadgets in our daily life. Below are some effects which we encounter in everyday life while using gadgets:
- Excessive use of gadgets such as mobile phones, tablets, and computer desktops can cause physical and mental damage to children.
- A person who uses gadgets can become overweight because of sitting in one place for a long period of time.
- By using gadgets for a long time, the eyesight of a person can become weak and he has to wear sight glasses to protect his eyes.
- Students who spend lots of time with gadgets and take less interest in physical activities and this affects their physical growth. Then for boosting their physical strength again, they go for various food supplements and hence this tends to extra expenses.
- Engaging with electronic gadgets regularly can cause severe health problems as wi-fi and electronic radiations are harmful to health.
- Listening to music from headphones and earphones on a regular basis can cause hearing loss.
- Using cellphones while driving can cause serious accidents on the road.
The effects of excessive use of gadgets can be more understandable by viewing the below video referenced from the youtube channel. Have a look!
Some people say that gadgets are boon to humankind and some say that it is a curse. The important thing is that, in today’s world, no one can live without gadgets but at the same time, we should maintain balance in our natural life and gadget-involved life.
That’s all for the day and we’ll bring some interesting gadget blog in deep in our next season. Till then, you can enjoy our other very interesting blog on components of computer.