January 4, 2010 By Reid Goldsborough
System was originally intended for military use, same as the Internet, but it has since become an indispensable tool for millions in determining how to drive from point A to point B in their cars using popular devices like the TomTom.
USB drives. Using storage as fast as RAM and nearly as capacious as a hard drive, these portable devices have replaced the venerable floppy disk and all other would-be successors.
Digital photography. Virtually everything exciting these days about photography is digital, from cameras and photo editing software to printers and photo sharing Web sites. As a common digital technology theme, digital photography lets you do more yourself, more quickly, with more people.
Reid Goldsborough is a syndicated columnist and author of the book Straight Talk About the Information Superhighway. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.reidgoldsborough.com.
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