From the messages we send, to the food we eat, all the way to the shows we watch, technology is now very much a part of our lives.
Technology has merged with our psyche, we are now pre-programmed to check our phone the first thing in the morning, then open the television to listen to news while we eat our breakfast, tweeting #itsagoodday, along with a photo of you enjoying the morning.
Who would have ever thought that electronic gadgets and social media would become an integral part of how we conduct our lives and interact with each other? A day without a Facebook post or an Instagram photo or even a Twitter rant using devices that we can’t do without makes our lives seemingly incomplete.
That is not all what we can do with our devices, in recent years, banks have developed a way to make banking easier. Banking apps have sprung into existence that functions the same as meeting a banking personnel for specific transactions. One can check the balance of their account in a banking app, while drinking coffee and basking in the dawning sunlight.
Along with the development of apps and features for phones, there is also a surge of new phones coming to the market. Each company, joining the Battle Royale of releasing the best phones this year. Other gadgets such as laptops and televisions are also in a tight match to be the best.
With the Yuletide season nearing, join us as we make our Christmas list of gadget must-haves to guide not only the tech-savvy, but also the common folks looking for the perfect gifts for their loved ones.
As we embark on a digital transformation in our homes and workplaces as our tool for progress, let Manila Standard satisfy the techie in you when it celebrates the 3rd anniversary of its Tech and Gadgets Section.