Upgrading Your Home Technology: How can I bring my tech-unfriendly home back to life?

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Technology is, by its very nature, constantly improving and adapting. As such, it can be difficult to upgrade and keep up with the times. Not least of all, this can be somewhat expensive.

However, there are often a few tips and tricks you can use to feel more modern. Whether it’s upgrading the expensive options over buying something new or simply investing in a few key gadgets here and there, these options allow you to explore new technology without having to replace your entire range of gadgets and devices.

How Can I Upgrade My Home Technology?


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Improve Your Computer

Arguably one of the most expensive options, not everyone has the resources to upgrade their computer to keep up with the times. Modern software and services expect are computers to be faster and faster and, as each new operating system comes out, the very desktop often expects the same.

As such, there is a big difference between upgrading for flashy spectacle and improving performance. Whilst standard external hard-drives are very popular, I would recommend pushing for a solid state hard drive. This works in much the same way, but it can also improve operating performance on the connected computer. It’s a lot cheaper than buying a new computer but it can give you that little extra speed that makes a big difference.

Inter-connectivity

Likewise, one’s own home is also quickly becoming similar to one’s personal office, in that everything is connected. Admittedly, the majority of people don’t have a private server at home, but this can still be replicated via syncing devices across your wireless broadband.

Similarly, cloud storage and other options help to share files and media across computing devices. Again, this is a small improvement that makes for big changes, especially when you have numerous devices and don’t want to constantly copy media across the board.

The Right Gadgets

Finally, don’t be afraid to invest in various newer technologies here and there. There are many such examples that are becoming cheaper in price, as the likes of Blu-ray become more accepted in the main stream market.

If you have an old camera, for instance, it may surprise you to know that you can get a HD camcorder for fairly reasonable prices these days. In fact, high definition viewing is becoming something of a base-level standard across technology, so getting this on any device is easier than you may expect.

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Olawale Daniel is a business builder and psychologist, a network marketing professional, a world-class motivational speaker, a successful internet entrepreneur and a digital media strategist interested in all things mobile and digital — start-ups, media, branding. He started TechAtLast back in 2010 as a platform to quench his thirst for latest technologies. As a motivational speaker and author, Olawale has published several motivational and personal development books and he's currently working on "SUCCESS AHEAD - Don't Quit" which is billed to hit the stand by Q4 of the year. He writes regularly on his personal website on motivation and personal lifestyle and tips for network marketing success, OlawaleDaniel.com. His latest book on How to Sponsor More People in Your Network Marketing Business is still one of the best sellers in its category. He's presently working as a Health and Wellness consultant at BURN SLIM TRIM Inc., a firm that helps people regain their perfect lifestyle through state-of-the-art recent discoveries way back from nature. He's also the brain behind FOBCourse, a business university for startup entrepreneurs in Africa.

2 COMMENTS

  1. I think one should add go for biometric door lock. This gadget will add tech into your life. Why don’t you discuss about new home security equipments?

    • “I think one should add go for biometric door lock. This gadget will add tech into your life. Why don’t you discuss about new home security equipments?”
      hello you are talking about biometric lock but it can be harmful. Then how can you agree with bio metric lock

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