Technology has become a very important aspect of everyday life for very many people all around the world and especially in the United States. Some forms of technology have been used to keep in touch with others as well as work from home.
Recently the market for technology has been geared towards learning and personal entertainment. As of late technology has made purchasing of e-books a must while the books sitting on the shelves stay there. Things such as Kindles and other e-reader type devices have allowed people to download their favorite books to a handheld device instead of having to travel to the store to purchase it. These e-readers can hold many books with hundreds or thousands of pages.
Other personal devices such as the IPods have become more predominant. These small devices have gone from simply being able to hold audio files to holding various pictures and other applications. Some have even been equipped with cameras as well as texting applications. These devices have also come with several perks such as watching movies and downloading games in real time.
Along with personal devices, technological advances as far as medicine have helped numerous people through illnesses. These advances come at high costs but have saved lives all in the same. Medical mysteries have been figured out due to some of these technological advances. Military technology has also become more advanced and has allowed for armies to find fallen soldiers quicker as well as keep soldiers safe.
Some may say that technological advances have bettered the living standards and made things more convenient. Others may say that it has made the recent generations lazy and out of physical touch with one another. No one is to say who is right or wrong but technology continues to press forth no matter what the opinion.