So many gizmos and gadgets have been invented to help people save time. So many in fact, that I simply do not have time to go into detail. I mean, we all have our own opinions about specific items. For instance, I think Amazon has the best flat panel monitors available on the market, and I have my own set of multitasking programs that I am loyal too, and so on and so forth. Each new product saves time and energy which helps people waste less and less time throughout the day.
Here is a list of products and the different ways cool gizmos can help you save time and energy. By using these things effectively you can spend more time on the more important things in life.
Smartphones have applications, or Apps, that can help save time depending on what you do most often and whether or not you have the right Apps that can help with those things. Some Apps help you keep track of expenses and records even while you are away from your desktop. You can keep track of tax records on smartphones also. It can also work as a GPS which can help you save time when you are trying to find things.
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Digital Video Recorders help save a lot of time. How many people stay up too late because they want to finish a movie or show? Each commercial get’s longer and longer and before long you are falling asleep before the movie ends. DVR helps people watch only what they want to see, when they want to see it. This saves time usually spent watching commercials.
A predictive dialer dials a list of numbers and connects those who answer to the people making the call. The people answering the calls are often called agents. Predictive dialers save a lot of time because they do not dial numbers one at a time, and if an agent is not available to take the call the predictive dialer plays a recorded message.
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA’s)
A personal digital assistant, or a palmtop computer, or a personal data assistant. Whatever you call it, it is a mobile device that can usually connect to the internet and functions as a manager for personal information. This can save time because it is mobile and go where you go. Many doctors use these to pull up information quickly. Though many are now called smartphones, they are still being used today.
There are many different kinds of gadgets out there that can help save time, but those same gadgets can also become distractions and become a waste of time. A fine balance must be reached, a balance where you control the gadgets and tools, you make them work for you in order to save time. Once you begin checking your email every 5 minutes the tool becomes more of a hindrance and then it begins to steal time away from you. Just be smart about how you spend time on certain gadgets and technology and you will find yourself saving more and more time each day.