Let’s start by giving a definition to the word gadget. A gadget is a small tool such as a machine that has a particular function, but is often thought of as a novelty.
Nowadays there is no work which cannot be done without the assistance of machines and there is not a single human activity where machines don’t have to be used. No one can deny the fact that gadgets have not only simplified our lives but also made them more comfortable and luxurious. But on the contrary man’s dependence on them has increased so much that we just cannot do without them at all. We cannot even dare to imagine our life without laptop, smart phones, cell phones, notebooks, microwaves and so on. Gadgets are not just meant for entertainment they even improve our lives a lot. Well most of us think of gadgets as the iPods and mp3 players that provide wholesome entertainment all the time any where in the world. The word gadget is more than we could think of. It has solved a lot of problems like for the physically challenged people.
Gadgets for our daily life
Today we use various electronic gadgets in our daily life. Everything from cooking to music uses electronics or electronic components in some way. Communication gadgets are a category of gadget which control the biggest part of our lives but it is not the only gadgets that can increase the efficiency. Just think of the morning when you start using the gadgets. From the very first in the morning you need to use the alarm clock to wake you up until you want to gate late. Then you make your coffee using a coffee maker followed by watching of television to catch the latest news and stock market. It has influenced our lives to such an extent that we cannot think a day without them. Starting from the early morning till the time we reach the bed we are making use of some of other gadgets in various ways.
Life helper and optimizer
With the advancement in the technology new sophisticated gadgets – machines is coming up that enable in surgeries and diagnostic thus preventing people from frequent deaths. In earlier times due to lack of medical development usually people die before the time but recently medical science has developed so much that people can now get medicines for every disease and illness. Even for minor things like measuring blood pressure, sugar level and other there are various kinds of machines. You no longer have to wait for monthly check up or rolled down to the hospital and wait for hours to measure your blood sugar. Today you can get everything at the tip of your finger.
Benefits of gadgets
Gadgets have made our life pleasurable like the use of AC during the summer season followed by a room heater during the cold chilly winter seasons. Fans, dryers, washers, sewing machine, air purifiers are all gadgets. Wherever you look you will able to see a gadget. Even for taking care of our hair we need gadgets like hair dryer, hair straightener and so on. Gadgets are also beneficial for disabled people. Take electronic eyes for the blinds. It can help them to detect the zebra crossing and thus ensure safety to cross the roads. Similarly there are many other gadgets like Braille PDA`s, electronic arm etc.
Gadgets can also help in saving a lot of space. Earlier while using a telephone you need to sit at a single place to talk with the other person but now you can travel anywhere with your Smartphone and talk sitting wherever you want. Nowadays develop Android Apps have come to bring a revolution in the world of gadget. Again the facility of internet, camera eliminates the need of purchasing a desktop or a camera separately. Gadgets are also meant for fun, for example iPod, MP3, video system, DVD and not the least our favorite “idiot box” – TV. All these are possible only because of the advent in technology. These gadgets can bring the family together and also a smile on your face. These gadgets have become very essential in life and they also help to remove boredom and loneliness in our daily life.
Encourages innovation and creativity
Since technology is challenging, it sparks the brain to work to its full potential. In the past, it used to be very difficult to start a business, one had to have lots of capital and they even had limited access to business information. Today, it is very easy to start a business while at home. Let’s look at companies like Etsy.com which enable creative people sell their works online, this encourages creativity. Another good example is kickstarter.com which helps creative people get funds for their projects through crowd funding. On this platform, creative developers post projects seeking for funding from the community, this helps them generate lots of cash for their good ideas which latter leads to creation of new Jobs. The other creative works which have been facilitated by modern technology include Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and more.