Every year, technology changes and new tech gadgets are introduced to the public. Despite the economic downturn of 2008, consumers can expect to see innovations for all of their personal technological needs in 2009, from cell phones to laptop computers. Solid state technology will be used to create lighter, quieter tech gadgets with more memory capability in the coming year. Below is a list of some of the places this technology appears.
The Flip Mino HD Camcorder is one of the places where this new technology shows up. Considered the smallest camcorder, this pocketsize tech gadget holds up to 60 minutes of footage and even displays in widescreen. It boasts high resolution video with no glare and crisp sound. This devise can even be designed according to consumers’ wishes. In order to learn about the different features that the camcorder offers and find out where this device can be obtained both online and in stores, visit the Flip Mino’s official website at http://www.theflip.com/index_flip.shtml.
The Canon VIXIA HF11 video camera is another device offering new technological advances. Like the Flip Mino, it is smaller than the standard video camera and fits in the palm of the hand, making it lighter and easier to carry around. The VIXIA HF11 records in high definition, and a tape, DV-R, or hard drive is not needed to use this product. Instead, the camera uses SD memory cards and can record up to three hours of footage. It is still pretty expensive at $800. However, individuals interested in this high tech gadget can purchase it at Amazon.com.
Cell phones will also be lighter and have more memory in 2009. Nokia N97 phone has build-in GPS sensors and complete Internet access. This flat phone is an all-purpose device, with the ability to automatically update social networks. Users of this tech gadget will be able to chat, blog, and send and receive e-mails on their phone. This phone is also a music device, so consumers won’t need an additional gadget like an IPod. Camera and recording technology on this phone will also be better. No longer will individuals have to put up with blurry images common with many cell phones. Their pictures and video are high resolution and can be stored in the memory of the phone. The Nokia N97 and other cell phones can be purchased at Amazon.com.
The ASUS EEE PC 100H is the latest in the latest in mini notebooks. It has many of the same features as other notebooks. Two key differences between this tech gadget and its predecessors are that it has a larger screen, 10 inches, and the keyboard is more spacious. These amenities give it an advantage over other notebooks. Users can place two windows side by side on the wider screen. This is especially useful if an individual has a job comparing two document. There is nothing more annoying than having to minimize and maximize window all the time. Another aspect of the new notebook is the stereo sound it produces. The downside of the ASUS EEE PC 100H is that it is at $200 more than other notebooks. Amazon.com offers a few bargains for this product.
The Laptop OX is not only a technological innovation in 2009, but it is a way to be charitable as well. This computer is the most versatile of any previous laptop and specifically built with education in mind. The technology industry and academics worked together to design this computer to be adaptable to extreme environments. Anyone who has a laptop knows that most of them require a cool area to work properly. This tech gadget, however, will work properly in hot and humid temperatures and in direct sunlight. It has built-in wireless, giving it the ability to work anywhere. Plus, for every Laptop OX purchased on Amazon.com, an additional computer will sent to a child from a developing country.
The basic trend in 2009 will be lighter tech gadgets with more memory and the ability to adapt to almost any circumstances. Additionally, although many of them still have a large price tag, most of the prices for everything from cell phones to computers are expected to fall as the year progresses. Like most devices, it is better to buy them later in the year than to buy them when they are hot off the assembly line.