Yearly, the writers at technology and business magazines recognize those gadgets which are on the cutting-edge. These are the tech tools that can perhaps change our lives. Of course, it's impossible to anticipate with any certainty which gadgets may become mainstays and which will go the way of the laser disc. But the editors at Inc. Magazine recently took a shot at guessing the latest technology that might change our world. Here are some of their picks:
The downside to listening to music on the iPhone is straightforward: It doesn’t always sound good. The V-MODA VAMP hopes to improve this. This product behaves as a tiny amplifier for the iPhone 4 or 4S, adding quality and volume to the devices’ music-playing capabilities. The product also serves a secondary function: it provides a back-up battery, giving your iPhone 4 a longer life.
Alice is a virtual receptionist that relies on sensors to detect when individuals get into the office. Visitors can then tap a touchscreen to get in touch with employees and they can also chat through video services using Alice. This is a huge benefit to companies who want to save money by not employing a receptionist, and it’s simple to use.
Through the use of SmartGlass, which is created by Microsoft, you can turn your tablet or smartphone into a controller for your HDTV. It permits you to simply use gestures on your device to control music, games, and videos on your TV. This technology is not out quite yet but the people at Inc. think it will be a game changer.
You never know what technologies are going to make a splash but the three above have received a great deal of attention.>