It can be declared without any hint of hesitation that mobile phone is the most happening gadget of this era. Gone are the days when mobile phones were just phones that are mobile. Today, it is a multi-purpose device that can be used as camera, video recorder, music player, remote control, radio, television, real-time map, and personal computer for surfing the internet. The list is incomplete as more and more functions are being added to the tiny handset at a frantic pace. But new gadgets and inventions are launched in several other fields also. The world of personal computer and the internet is another major breeding ground of such innovations. Brick and mortar business segments also witness useful innovations periodically.
Robots guided by artificial intelligence technology are attractive and useful gadgets. Such robots can wash your cloths, clean the floor, and do most of the household cleaning activities. The robot can do these works without the guidance of a human being. When this robot becomes popular and affordable, one can happily say goodbye to the servants. One will also need to find some other uses for washing machines, dishwashers, and vacuum cleaners.
A new invention that can potentially change the way we travel is what is known as easy glider. The traffic jams in the cities on Monday mornings can be added along with death and tax as the certainties in life. Many solutions have been proposed to solve the problem of traffic jam and resultant air pollution. Easy glider is one such solution. In simple terms, it is a roller-skating device that is powered electrically. You just need to stand on the device and guide it using the handle. Its manufacturers claim that the device can attain a maximum speed of 20 km/hour. It is definitely more than what your Ferrari can practically attain during rush hours.
The next interesting device is the USB connector. This is a gadget that any of us could have invented or at least imagined. The USB connector allows the user to connect two or more USBs, and the connected system works as a single USB unit. This is very helpful when one needs to store large volumes of data. This is particularly useful considering the fact that USBs with large storage capacity (say more than 5GB) are really expensive if you consider the rate per GB.
The last of interesting gadgets and inventions in this essay has the potential to permanently end a common cause of quarrel between married couple. Its name says it all: automatic opening and closing toilet bowl lid. Once this device is installed, a light sensor detects when person approaches the bowl and the lid automatically opens. Similarly, it closes automatically when the person leaves the place.