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Trendsetting technologies in 2011

Last updated on: January 10, 2011 09:21 IST

Trendsetting technologies in 2011

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Take our word... the technologies/gadgets mentioned here are the latest drones. And the drone is not going to die soon. These would, of course, be the trendsetters in the days to come...

1. 3D interactive games

The days of Mario and color TV games are long gone; so are those of "primitive" games! Today it is the 3-dimension era where you can interact with the fellows inside! To a more serious note, 3D games with mind-blowing graphics and superb animation are the latest head-turners and there's no reason to think that the trend would fade away soon!

 

 


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2. 3D photography

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As we said already, 3D thing is the hip stuff of today; and that includes 3D photography too. Cameras that click 3D photographs will be ruling over the entire camera range and believe us, people would sway with the flow.

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3. Touch sensitive gadgets

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What HTC and Apple kicked off with, is the craze of the gadget nation now. Touchscreen displays and touch enabled functions are the latest "in" thing and it is going to stay for a further stretch in the near future.

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4. App stores

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Mobile application stores -- one of the most popular things among X and Y-generation today! Browse and download infinite applications from respective application stores to your portable devices like smartphones or iPod or tablet PCs etc.

The trend started by Apple with its trademark name "Apps Store: has been more commonly used as "app store" to refer to any similar service for mobile devices.

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5. Android

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Trust us, Android is the next big thing that's gonna happen to all the smart gadgets in future.

From Tablet PCs to smartphones, Android is certainly the ruler of upcoming days. As a matter of fact, Google's mobile operating system already ranks first in unit sales of smartphone OS handsets sold in the US in the 2nd and 3rd quarters of 2010!

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6. Smartphone

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Talking of Android and mobile OS, smartphones are the ones to crowd the mobile phone world with.

Why to carry a laptop everywhere when your smartphone can serve the purpose well?

From more advanced computing ability to faster connectivity, from powerful processors to abundant memory, from push emails facility to huge screens, smartphones are creating much ripples around.

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7. Tablet PCs

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Tablet PCs are in... and the sales figures of Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Viewsonic Viewpad etc. are the proofs that speak for the popularity of Tablet PCs.

Not only they are advantageous in the way of their portability in every environment, but their touch sensitive easy to use interface makes them user-friendly as well.

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8. Netbooks

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Though desktop PC would never ever lose its charm and popularity, netbooks are definite to take over laptops and monitors!

Thanks to their easy portability, light weight, compact size and affordable price range which make it easily available to the prospective users.

If netbook can serve the purpose of your personal PC well, why to bother about the heavier substitutes?

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