Communication reached to a new level with invention of cell phones. The world is connected now, and it is connected through cell phones. Almost every person these days has at least one mobile phone. World is going mobile, and it’s just because of the cell phones.
The invention has been a major game changer in terms of food preparation and the office break room. Not only have microwaves modernized the way we eat, they’ve also made meals far more convenient – to prepare.
Thanks to the GPS, or Global Positioning System, and its integration in just about everything tech-related, most of you will never get lost again. And we’re not talking just about those dashboard displays. According to the British newspaper The Telegraph, GPS was originally developed in 1978 by the U.S. military.
No list of the “greatest technologies ever invented” is complete unless it includes the personal computer. The invention of the personal computer, or PC, happened in the 1970s and revolutionized the entire world.
Music has graced the world with its presence for thousands of years, but digitizing music has improved sound quality and sharing ability. Digital music also cuts back on waste, and it’s only a matter of time before CDs, records and cassette tapes become obsolete.
The computer mouse is one technology that often gets overlooked and taken for granted. The mouse — named after its tail-like cord and round body – was invented in 1964 by Douglas Engelbart, a radar technician from the Stanford Research Institute, according to the British newspaper The Independent.
The Internet has arguably changed the world more than most other inventions. The Internet was invented in the late ’60s and made available to the public in the ’90s. Since then, it has improved both communication and information dissemination and changed daily life for virtually everyone on Earth.
Like the microwave, remote controls aren’t necessary to humankind’s survival. With that said, they’re certainly convenient. Though we take them for granted today, the way they wirelessly change the TV channel or run through your slideshows — without making you move from your couch or podium — is undeniably impressive.
Digital cameras are beloved by many because they capture sentimental moments and personal adventures. They come in handy for recording such memories, but they also play a significant role in news dissemination and recording history in general.
The idea of video conferencing may not seem like a big deal in today’s tech-saturated world, but consider how science-fiction-like the idea was even 100 years ago. Today, talking face-to-face, without actually being face-to-face, is commonplace – with just two or three clicks of the mouse, through the digital camera on your PC or smart phone, across the Internet.