Category Archive: Technology

The Myth of the Compact Cell Phone

Over the years, most forms of technology seem to have gotten smaller. But for some reason cell phone manufacturers have decided to be rebels, releasing larger phones year after year. I’m sure there’s… Continue reading

The Benefits of Pokemon GO

Pokemon GO has become so famous even my mum has heard of it (to give you a frame of reference she’s not heard of the Lord of the Rings). It seems like everyone… Continue reading

Selfies: Fad or A New Kind of Normal?

Selfies have become so popular even my mother knows what they are. And before you jump to any conclusions about her knowledge of pop culture I would like to point out that she… Continue reading

Japanese Toilets for Dummies

While some developed nations focus on building bigger TVs or more energy-efficient vehicles, Japan has taken great strides in developing something that is useful to everyone: Toilets. Japan will forever hold a special… Continue reading

Phone Conversations in the Texting Era

Many people seem to lament the decline of phone conversations in the present era of texting. I for one am glad that SMS, Whatsapp and BBM have killed phone conversations, mainly because I… Continue reading

Life Before Google

I went to school at a time when you needed encyclopedias to do research projects. You had to trust that the information hadn’t changed since the textbook was published. My social studies textbooks… Continue reading

If You Remember These Gadgets, Your Childhood is Probably Over

Age is a nasty habit of sneaking up on you. One moment you are wondering if grade 7 will ever end and the next moment you can’t believe that people 10 years younger… Continue reading