20 Gadgets that transformed the World
In this 21st century, new inventions are taking place and technology changes even after a day or even after an hour. New gadgets are developed according to the needs and comfort of man. There are numerous countless gadgets in the world that cannot list them up and we cannot leave any of them as every gadget has comforted us to some level but here are 20 gadgets that has made a remarkable impact on our lives and we are grateful to the inventors of these finest and useful gadgets.
20. Wrist Watches
This is one of the important gadgets which have affected our life. It was the time of 1920s when the wrist watches popularized. These were earlier used by the army men and instructors to know about the exact timings. Later on these become common and affordable to everyone and become an integral part of the dressing. Now these are being replaced by digital watches but gentlemen prefer to wear the classical watches.
No doubt television is one of the most important gadgets which have turned the way of life. It was discovered by John Logie Baird in 1928. Earlier TVs were introduced in black and white with only single channel to display. But now a day you have to just push a button and hundreds of channels displayed before us. This device has become the greatest source of information and the most affordable one.
Microscopes are being in use for last 3 centuries and these have helped us to discover new horizons in the field of health and medicines. Microscopes have opened up the box of new medicines and vaccines by the scientists and microbiologists by studying the cells deeply through this most effective medical gadget that is a microscope.
17. Microwave Oven
This gadget is a blessing from scientists to our mom as this has made their life easy to more than 50%. Earlier moms and cooks have to stand near the stove for hours to make or bake a dish but this very gadget has made cooking so easy that you just have to set the timings after adding all the required ingredients for the respective dish and then enjoy your favorite meal after the set timing.
In today’s era telegram seems to be an old concept but it has been a very useful gadget in last two centuries for passing important information like news of death, birth and military news and orders. This was the only source of transferring information over longer distances before the invention of telephones and mobiles.
15. Answering Machines
These are now looked as an outdated concept after the advent of voicemails but earlier these were very helpful and very useful to get the information if they were unable to receive the call. These used the recording tapes which record the information and then it can be heard later on.
14. Remote control
This being the most useful gadget in today’s life. There is nothing more frustrating issue than not getting the remote of TV. It has made our life so easy and enjoyable than earlier as before these remotes we have to go to the TV box and need to change the channel by rotating the channel box.
13. Satellite Navigation
Satellite navigation system has made our life magical as if we have to go to some distant place and we did not know the way then there is nothing to worry. You have to just set your current position and the position where you want to reach. The navigation system will automatically help you to reach your destination in minimum possible time and distance.
12. Computer Mouse
Computer Mouse is common but in reality it is a super gadget which has turned the way of computing on computers. Earlier you have to give commands to move and to locate the files and folders but with the computer mouse you can easily get things done. It is based on the Graphical Users Interface and has made the computers alive.
11. Transistor Radio
This very gadget has transferred a great knowledge in very easy and portable way. It had become the soul mate of the people in earlier era. This concept is the mother of the modern audio gadgets that we use in this era.
10. Digital Camera
This is one of the first choice of a traveler and digital cameras has changed the life of a traveler as earlier he has to carry different film roles for taking the photographs but with these digital cameras they can shot thousands of photographs without the care of changing the role.
9. USB Flash Drive
Earlier the transfer of data was a very hard task and these were done with the use of disks and took a lot of time but with the advent of USBs in 1996, this has changed the way of transferring the data. These are small devices which can be easily carried and the rate of data transferring is way ahead of the conventional methods of using disks. Storage capacity of USBs is also very large.
8. Digital Video Recorder
Digital Video Recorder has made us happy as we are no longer in state of missing our favorite serial of match as we can now record the programme and then can watch whenever we get time for this.
7. Electronic Reader
Electronic Reader has revolutionized the reader’s experience of reading books, journals and novels. Now he does not need to carry these large books but can easily get on to reading by using the electronic Readers.
6. Apple iPhone
You must be wondering that why only Apple iPhone? Mobile phones were common way before Apple iPhone but these iPhones has changed the fate of by bringing touch phones into market. The virtual keypad in phones is introduced by apple which was later on adopted by every mobile phone company. The App store for third party was first introduced by Apple and then later on adopted by other companies. Apple iPhone has changed the way of mobile phone industry.
5. Nintendo Game Boy
It’s now the old concept but let me tell you one thing that this is the device used for gaming which has changed the course of digital gaming. It has dominated the world in gaming by selling over 188 million units of this Nintendo Game Boy.
4. MP3 Players
MP3 Players has boosted up the entire music industry. Thousands of songs in just a small 2 inches gadget, it was a dream that come true for music lovers.
This is the one of the top gadget that has created a difference in our lives. You are able to read this article is only because of this modem. Modem modulate and demodulate the digital and analog signals by which we are able to set up the internet connection.
2. Telephone and Mobile
This very gadget is now the life line of every human being as it has connected the whole world through waves and strings. Everyone is having mobile phone in their pockets and they used this for various purposes such as use of internet, games, hearing songs and most importantly to hear the voice of your dear ones.
1. The Personal Computer
Computers can be seen everywhere. Every department uses computers to carry out their complex calculations and recordings. If we see the top 25 Billionaires of the world then there are 5 Billionaires who are billionaires due to this computer and their applications. It has made the world so small by making this an global village as we can now connect to other countrymen by internet and we can talk to them and see them through video conferencing.
These are 20 gadgets without whom it is very difficult to imagine the life.