5 Hot Technologies in 2010
It’s clear for all to see how technology has radically transformed the world of business over the years. A decade ago email was the medium for business communication, e-commerce was in its infancy, most companies relied on faxes and phone calls to conduct business and mobile phones were virtually unknown.
Today technology is part and part of who we are.
We rely on it both in the office and at home to communicate and educate ourselves on a daily basis. The pace at which new technology and gadgets keep appearing is truly astounding and 2010 is going to be no different!
Here’s a preview of what’s in store for next year.
The real download speed of many 3G phones can often be poor to say the least. That’s because it might have a 3 Mbps announced download speed,
but the real one is a lot less. Super 3G phones promise data transfers of 100 Mbps, and could reach up to 1 gigabit per second when static.
With mobile technology essential for every business this is more than welcome!
Starting in mid-2010, new versions of gadgets like cameras, mobile phones, printers and computers will be able to talk to each other using Wi-Fi without needing to connect to a wireless network first.
There’s been a lot of hype surrounding the release of Microsoft’s newest operating system, Windows 7. Many businesses were reluctant to upgrade to the PR mess that was Vista but reviews of Windows 7 have been far more positive, which might just convince businesses to take the leap
It’s all in the clouds! The way we use and store information has been a hot topic in IT circles for quite some time. Basically cloud computing will allow you to store information on virtual servers available over the internet ‘the cloud’. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to login to any computer in the world and be able to access all your documents, contacts and passwords straight away?
With 3G phones becoming the norm, mobile applications are set for a bumper 2010. By the end of 2010 it’s predicted that 1.2bn people will carry mobiles capable of using applications. The business community is one of the biggest users of mobile applications and developers are beginning to target this group more and more with a host of helpful and effective tools.