How Technology Has Changed in 2016


The more we venture deeper into the digital era, the more the technology is changing consistently. Many people thought that technology had reached its peak with the invention of smartphones and numerous other mobile devices. However, it has continued to evolve and in 2016, new technology that is able to transform the world is already in place, and by the beginning of 2017, it is expected that life will be changed by technology.

Technology has Brought Changes to Our Daily Activities

Internet of ThingsIn 2016, technology has simplified the way of doing our daily tasks. Some years back, people relied on laptops as the main devices to perform various assignments. However, these devices would only access the internet in areas with Wi-Fi connection, but today, giant-sized smartphones and tablets are available, and they enable people to work from anywhere.

Battery Power

All these mobile devices require sufficient power to keep you connected with your family, friends, and workmates. Due to technology, universal chargers are now available and they are very convenient. These universal chargers are suitable for charging your tablet, smartphone, and several other mobile devices. In fact, some portable chargers can even jumpstart your car.

The arrival of Automated Technology and Internet of Things (IoT)

There are quite a good number of machines on the market with the capacity to respond to a person’s voice to follow instructions. Future machines will have the ability to recognize a person’s voice, as well as reading the emotions of the person using it. IoT is a technology just around, but the most tech-savvy individuals know extremely well that it has already arrived.

Anyone Can Become a Programmer

Recently, Microsoft launched a program called PowerApp, that in essence allows everyone to become a developer, despite their level of skills. In fact, the app allows users to create an application for their Android, Windows or iOS, without previous skills and knowledge. This is an opportunity which new entrepreneurs can use to introduce their ideas to the world, despite them lacking expertise in programming.

Autopilot Driving

Autopilot DrivingThis is a technology that was rolled out by a car company Tesla at the end of 2014. The software, which is similar to what is used by airline pilots, allows the car to be driving on autopilot. This technology is expected to become more popular going into 2017.

Management of Video Content

Many businesses have been using video content technology in their operation for some time now. Today, this technology is being integrated in all areas of operation of these businesses including customer service desks and field tech areas. It is expected that this software will continue to grow and become fully operational and integrated into management systems in 2017.

Indeed, this is how technology has changed in 2016 and is aimed at streamlining activities at the workplace. However, the changes are expected to spill over and change our lives too; making them easier. Therefore, we should all embrace these technological changes because they are meant to simplify our work and lives.