Top 5 Greatest Tech Inventions You Would Love Your Father To Have
Technology has revolutionized the way we do almost everything. Thanks to the creativity of some brilliant men, nifty devices have been created which have made the performance of every task much simpler.
From the moment you open your eyes in the morning to the time you lay your head back on the pillow to rest in the evening, you are confronted with technology on every side. Your dad is probably woken up in the morning by an alarm clock, and is forced to wake up by drinking some coffee from the coffee making machine.
Bearing in mind that almost every area of life has a technological innovation that has made it easier, it is quite difficult to come up with a comprehensive list of what kind of gift your father should have. Think again, since some of the ideas below will make his life better, so take a look and if possible, get him one of these:
- A good, easy-to-use smartphone
The invention of telephone technology in itself was a major leap for mankind. Giving people the ability to communicate with each other in real time over great distances was no mean feat. However, the invention of the cell phone took this invention to a whole new level.
With the cell phone, the need for inconveniencing wires to achieve connection was eliminated and it became possible to communicate with someone thousands of miles away over a wireless connection. Life was made much easier as the need to halt outdoor activities for the day to wait for a phone call in the house was eliminated. Now wherever you are you can receive a call.
A further step is now being made in the telecommunications industry with the invention of the smartphone. This device boasts capabilities that the first inventors of the telephone would never have believed possible. He can now surf, listen to his favorite classics, chat and use the thousands of apps to do a myriad of things.
- The Personal Computer
Note the use of the word ‘personal’ computer in the title. It is his and his alone. The initial industrial computers did not do the ordinary layman much good. Operating it was as hard as could be, and the machines themselves were large and bulky.
The PC is a simplified version of the computer, found in almost every home. It has been evolved further to form the laptop, which is a form of PC, but which is much more portable as it can be used even when it is not connected to a power source as long as the battery has enough charge.
The PC has changed the way we do business, the way we keep records, the way we calculate and generally the way we operate. This is the kind of gift that would make your father smile.
- The Internet
A platform that opens up the world to you at the click of a button, the internet definitely deserves to be in the list of the greatest inventions of all time. What more would a business minded father want than for you to fix him up with a wireless connection in his house as a gift?
The internet has revolutionized the way we do business, opening up business opportunities and avenues for advertising. It has also changed the way we work, allowing people to allow from the comfort of their home as long as they have access. Online studying is also quite possible, with personal tutoring even. The net has even changed the way we date!
- The powerful digital camera
Think about all the vacations, graduations, birthdays and other beautiful memories in his life you felt were worth preserving. He probably had no camera ready to give him some of these sweet memories. Cameras have created avenues for people to be able to preserve beautiful memories together in beautiful still shots.
These pictures have also come in handy in the unlikeliest of places, such as determining who the true winner of a race is in a close finish. They have been used to solve crimes as well. Video cameras are included in this category too. They do not take still shots but continuous video shots. Without the camera there would be no movies or series to watch. You have to agree it is a great invention to buy for dad!
Why has this been included in the list? Well if you were ever to get lost in a foreign country with no idea how to read the directions or ask the locals for help, then you would know just how much this direction-finding device could come in handy!
Trevor Smith is freelance writer and an avid tech blogger. He works for Greatgiftsformen and writes about technology, gadgets and also reviews them periodically.