Article by Jayaprakash Reddy V
What is Gadget?
Everybody knows what a gadget is and what functions it has. However, the topic of functions might be a unclear one, as there are many of gadgets with different functions and methods of usage. A gadget is an article which helps in many ways wherever your. For instance : Mobile phone with multi function, blackberry cell phone, ipod, laptop, spycam, wrist watches, Car accessories etc., are some examples. For different people (Children, ladies, gents, IT people etc.,) based on their requirement today variety of gadgets available in the market.
Earlier days a gadget used to mean a device, which was meant to do something amazing. Today there are so many devices of this kind that it’s impossible to explain, where the edge between a gadget and a device lies. For example, a digital camera is mainly called a device (or just a camera), though a new and a stylish mobile phone with many modern applications and functions would be called a gadget. The line between the two expressions became really unclear.
The word ‘gadget’ could be defined as a new, strange device, mostly used for amusement; yet also for household and security. Whereas a ‘device’ means any tool or instrument used during a particular job to achieve the desired result.
In some ways the only difference between these two words could be defined as they have almost the same sense, though a gadget is always a device, but a device is not only a gadget.
Kinds of Gadgets
After the technological roar in the last decade of the last century the manufacturers and amateurs have assembled several gadgets for various purposes. It was actually not possible to categorize any of them as everyone, especially the amateurs, built them for their individual needs.
Grouping gadgets in categories is quite a task, because of their great number and diversity. However, there are a few main categories, which can unite gadgets having the same typical features.
Gadgets USB related
The main and the most numerous is the category of USB gadgets. The USB-based gadgets are so numerous these days that the diversity of their usage is actually a matter of individual desire.
First of all, What for USB? This is quite simple. After the Universal Serial Bus Port became available on computers, the computer geeks have felt there were people, who think about them. The USB enables the users attaching various devices to their computer without having to shut it down or reboot. This is a great benefit of this port. All they had to do is plug the device in and wait until the Operating System finds and installs the necessary drivers. Additionally, the power usage of USB-based gadgets is very low. This way developing and afterwards manufacturing USB-based devices has become a priority for many companies.
Today there are lists of best, weirdest or stupidest USB gadgets. This fashion of producing this variety of gadgets is determined by those young public, who are motivated to look unusual and to have unusual things neighboring them. Thus the series of these gadgets begins with a simple USB Flash Card (as a portable device for copying files from one computer to another) and to USB Heating Gloves, Flower Pot Speaker or a USB Self-Destruction Button.
As a matter of fact, the most usual USB Flash Cards are now being reconceived, because even designers are trying to personalize these devices. It becomes something every person familiar with computers should have.
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