In the world today, I believe that it has become a need to have the latest technology. Schools are beginning to transfer to online activities and note taking abilities to make it easier and more manageable. A lot of businesses, in fact, almost all of them use computers to chart items, do research, make documents, and keep files online. If you did not have this technology, it would be extremely hard to learn anything in school or keep track of records at work. Not only do you use this technology in school and at work, but you use it to actually get a job. A lot of employers ask for the future employee to go online to fill out an application or watch videos for training. Not having this technology would be hard to do.
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I personally believe that latest technology is a want. Yes, everyone uses it and they expect you to use it too but not everyone can learn how to use it. It is like buying the iPhone 4 when it first came out, then buying the iPhone 4s because it was new, and then buying the 5, 5s, or 5c just because its new. Not everything new is always better. I do not see a difference in how the phones work differently. Other than how they look, i do not really see the need for an iPhone 5s or 5c. I just recently upgraded to the iPhone 4s in November and it was my first smart phone. Before that I would get a new phone, for free, every two years with my upgrade. The only reason I got a smart phone was because of all of the stuff that it can do and because I will be going away to college next year. In my opinion, I think that there is no reason to go out and buy the newest model just because it’s new. How do you feel about buying the newest technology?
I believe that having the latest technology is a need for America because we have become such busy people that we need ways to stay in touch with others. I myself am always doing something at school and having to stay late, so if my parents need to know where I am at, then it is easy for them to just text or call me. Personally, I do not get a phone very often, I do not get one until my contract is up (2 years). When I do get an upgrade, it is very much needed because the newer phones have better updates and other necessities that make a phone wonderful. In today’s society, we would not have a lot of things that we consider important if it was not for technology, like machines that have helped find cures for majority of the diseases, like the Flu or Polio. Technology is getting better and better every day and in the future who knows what amazing technological advances would be made?
Technology is definitely both a necessity and a want, in some cases ;like in the business world, or in communication, technology is most definitely a necessity. We need to have communication to talk to other over long distances and let out a message that other may need to know. We also need technology in business because it not only saves a TON of paper, but it also makes it easier to get a message out to other businesses. On the other hand though we do not really need the newest and best technology on things like gaming and apps. Like is having the new xbox or having siri on your phone. Those things are just basic wants that are not needed in life.
Having the latest technology is a necessity to a certain extent. In the business world and social world it is important to have the latest technology. Whether you are trying to safely navigate down the road or get ahead in your business, technology can be useful. When it comes to social media and games I think the newest technology becomes a want. It is not necessary to have the newest iPhone or iPod that comes out because there is usually not much of a difference between the products. Having a phone to communicate with is enough. Lots of technology was created for amusement, which makes it a want and not a necessity.
Society is constantly changing and to not be up to date on the latest technology means you are going to be left behind. For example if you were using an old system to give a presentation and another employe was using the newest and most eye appealing system to give a presentation, the one with the most updated would get the job. Technology is a need in society because this time period is the technological revolution. New technology is constantly being created making the business or worker with the most to offer the most successful and if we want to be viewed as an asset we must be the most technological advanced and up to date and the newest technology.
Having the latest technology is, in most cases, a want. The technological world is constantly changing and becoming more advanced every minute. Humans practically cannot keep up with these continuos advancements being made on a consistent basis. Sometimes ones solution to these continual upgrades is to up themselves to the newest and greatest electronic ‘style’ available. This is not always necessary. For instance, Apple’s iPhone is updated at least once a year. It is currently at the level of the 5S, which isn’t much different than the 5, which is quite similar to the 4S, which is just a little faster than the 4. Needless to say, you do not always need to be exactly up to date with your technology, as long as what you possess makes you happy and gets the job done. I must say, though, if one has a flip-phone, it may be time to bury it, give in, and move on to bigger and better devices, because those are soon to be extinct.
I think technology is basically a need because of its integral part of society’s movement forward. Human innovation is continuous, that is the fact of life. Is it necessary for survival? Obviously not, but I still believe it to be a need. We should look into making technology better for our planet, and just practice individual discretion with the way we use it and its impact on our carbon footprints. No, you do NOT need the latest iPhone, everything in moderation. We need to look for ways to reduce our footprint in other areas of life.
Having the latest technology can be both a want and a need. You may want the latest technological invention to be “cool” or to “fit in.” So, basically you may want the latest technology so you can be like everyone else. Having the latest technology can also be a need. You may need that new computer for school, or you may need that updated phone in order to get certain things like Apps. That piece of technology that you have now will eventually be out of date. So out-of-date technology can go both ways. For example, you may have a phone that no one else has anymore and is discontinued in assembly, so you may want to get a newer version. Also, if something goes wrong with that phone, you probably would not be able to find parts or accessories for it which forces you to get a new one. So, having the latest technology can easily go both ways.
Whether a cell phone is a want or a need is depending on the way you look at it. When cell phones first came out it was a luxury to have one but now it is rare to meet someone who does not own one. I do not believe that having the latest cell phone is a need, but has become more of one over time. People have become dependent on their smart phones for their organization, entertainment, and communication. While cell phones are not a necessity to sustain life, they may be necessary for other things, like jobs. Technology has become such a large part of everyone’s lives that living in this modern society, having the latest thing is becoming more of a necessity than a want.