Imagine what life would be like without technology, without the tools and software that make our lives bearable. We would be so busy struggling to get things done, we wouldn’t have time even for our own creativity. In this article, we are going to discuss some of the ways that technology can make your life easier and more secure.
Technology and healthcare are two things that go hand in hand together, such that the tech world has boosted healthcare in ways you cannot imagine. There are apps and wearables that can monitor different health situations such as blood sugars, pulse rates. Patients can report data remotely to their doctor, and they can also keep a closer eye on medical conditions. There are still some issues processing all the data, but look for this to be resolved soon.
Safer Online Payments
Nowadays, people can make safer payments online, even though there is a rise in identity theft and cyber-crime. There are many ways that people can protect themselves from this. Such payment apps include Apple Pay and PayPal, and they ensure that your credit card data is kept safe on one secure server.
Online Grocery Shopping
Shopping in actual stores can be fun for some of us, but we might not be able to find enough time to go because of our busy schedules. That is where online shopping comes in, with many stores offering the services. This is an advantage to people with conditions such as autism and other sensory processing complications. Making it even better, many stores keep a log of each purchase in the user’s account so that they can easily repeat an order with a single click. Looking at it from a security perspective, parking lots are one of the most common spots for abductions and sexual assaults. Not having to get out of your vehicle will make you much more secure, especially if you keep your doors locked while you wait for the store employee to bring the groceries to your car.
GPS Makes It Difficult to get Lost
The GPS provides us with step-by-step voice directions to get from point A to point B, making it easier for every driver to keep their eyes on the road instead of looking at a map. This makes driving safer, and it is also helpful by telling you when you’ll arrive, which roads to avoid and the fastest possible route.
The Tool Report
We are now going to look at some of the things that make life easier, providing more time for creativity. The tool report is a combination of both technology and actual tools, created with the aim of bringing about more efficiency.
JUKI MO654DE Portable Thread Serger Sewing Machine
Put Juki industrial sewing machine technology to work in your home. Juki’s know how incorporated powerful, dedicated drive cutting system, ease of use and high-quality stitch formation in their household use sergers. Convertible 2/3/4 thread serging with automatic rolled hem capability. Color coded threading and breakaway looper for easy, correct threading. The upper knife moves out of the way for safe and easy threading access.
Stitch length and differential feed adjustments are located on the outside of the machine for ease of use. The knife adjustment is calibrated for project to project consistency. This machine comes with a multi-purpose foot for sewing a wide variety of stitches and products including tape, and elastic. Safety features include a micro-safety switch to lock out the machine motor when the side cover is open for threading. Wide variety of optional presser feet available for cording, blind stitch, piping, gathering, etc.
- 2/3/4 Thread serger with automatic rolled hem
- Color coded threading breakaway looper external adjustment for stitch length and differential feed
- Powerful knife system with dedicated drive mechanism
- Sews light to heavy weight fabric
- Safety Switch machine will not run when swing cover is open
Shopify e-Commerce Platform
Shopify is one of the easiest platforms on which to create, manage, and promote an online shop if you’re looking to create an online shop. It is easy to use, requiring no programming capabilities and integrating with hundreds of apps. It comes complete, offering integration with Facebook’s advertising platform, and offering thousands of themes to give your shop just the look you want. There are many options of site builder options with varying degrees of e-commerce capabilities.
EGO Power+ 56V Cordless Electric Lawn Mower
The EGO Power+ Mower is the most advanced rechargeable mower on the market today. The EGO Power+ Mower delivers the performance of gas without the noise, fuss and fumes.
The features of the EGO Power+ Mower include: Weather resistant construction (ipx4), a 20-inch Deck that reduces the number of passes required to mow your lawn; true 3-in-1 function for superior performance, whether you are mulching, bagging or using the side-discharge chute; and LED headlights for mowing anytime, morning or evening. The EGO Power+ Mower makes 30% less noise than a gas-powered mower and the compact, foldable design makes storing and cleaning the mower more convenient than any other.
- 0Ah, 5.0Ah and 7.5Ah 56-Volt Lithium-Ion Battery Kits Available
- Rapid Charger Included in Kits
- 20” Cut Capacity: Cut More Grass in Less Time
- True 3-In-1 Function: Superior Mulching, Rear Bagging and Side Discharge Performance
- LED Headlights: Allow for Mowing Anytime
- 600W, High-Torque, Magnetic Motor
- 5 Year Tool Warranty
- 3 Year Battery Warranty (Kits Only)
Hobart Handler 140 MIG Welder
The Hobart Handler 140 is a compact wire-feed MIG welder designed to run on 115V household power. The generous operating parameters allow you to weld thin gauge steel 24-ga. up to 1/4in. steel plate. The Handler 140 is easy to set up and runs flux core steel, solid and aluminum wire. Plus, it is extremely versatile and perfect for the welder who wants to work on auto body, household repairs, or even heavier farm projects requiring extra power. This tapped voltage unit gives you the best possible power and arc available while welding. And with a powerful lineup of new and upgraded features, you can expect more performance than ever before Comes ready to weld with or without shielding gas no additional kits are required.
- Welds 24 gauge to 1/4-inch mild steel
- Operates off 115-volt household current
- 25 – 140 amps
- Industrial cast aluminum drive system
- Designed and assembled in Troy, OH USA
Hobart Handler 190 MIG Welder
The Hobart Handler 190 is a powerful and portable wire-feed flux core and MIG welder designed to weld mild steel, flux core steel, aluminum and stainless steel. The generous operating parameters allow you to weld 24 ga. to 5/16 in steel in single pass. Plus it is extremely versatile and perfect for the welder who wants to work on auto body, household repairs, or even heavier farm projects requiring extra power. With an arsenal of standard features such as 7 output voltage settings and a dual-groove quick change drive roll, the Handler 190 is as versatile as it is powerful.
- Welds 24 gauge up to 5/16-inch mild steel
- Operates off 230-volt input power
- 7 voltage settings for fine control and improved arc performance
- 25 to 190 output amperage
- Duty cycle – 30% at 130 amps
- Dual groove, quick change drive roll
- Durable cast aluminum feed head with quick-release drive roll lever
- Weighs 79 lbs.
- Manufacturers Limited Warranty
- Designed and assembled in Troy, Ohio USA
Highster Mobile Spy App
The Highster mobile app is a powerful cell phone monitoring tool with the ability to track a wide variety of communications such as phone calls, texts, chats, GPS location and many more, on the phone on which it is installed. This means that you can track everything that your kids do with their phones even when you’re not with them. It is compatible with both iOS and Android, and it can check the following things:
- Text messages (old & deleted)
- iMessages (history & deleted)
- Photos & Videos (old & deleted)
- Emails (old & deleted)
- Browser history (old & deleted)
- GPS location (old & deleted)
- Block Applications
- Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Skype, and others)
- All installed & running apps
- Remote un-install
- Remotely lock phone
- Remote camera control
- GPS on command
- Search alerts
Other mobile spy and tracking apps include:
- Mobile Spy
Hypertherm’s Powermax 30 XP Plasma Cutter
The new Powermax30 XP delivers high performance in a small, portable package. With its two-in-one design, the system provides high-power capability for thick metal cutting, plus Fine Cut consumables for detailed, thin metal cutting. Combined with a custom carry case, shaded glasses, cutting gloves and adapter plugs for 120V or 240V circuits, this system is designed to get you cutting quickly and easily. Two-in-one design High-power cutting up to 16 mm (5/8″) plus Fine Cut consumables for detailed, thin metal cutting.
Designed to last New Duramax LT Torch is designed to withstand impact and heat. Easy to use One knob interface and superior cut quality for less edge preparation. Highly portable Small size, light weight (only 9.8 kg) and carry strap ensure high portability. Rugged, 4.5 m (15′) torch lead Strain reliefs on both ends provide protection in demanding environments. Cut any kind of metal Stainless steel, aluminum, mild steel even if rusted or painted. Plug into 120 to 240 V power with Auto-Voltage technology safe. Only uses compressed air. No expensive and explosive gases needed.
Janome Memory Craft 8900QCP
This machine comes with the following: Top loading full rotary hook bobbin system 270 built in stitches up to 9mm wide, including 3 alphabets 11 one-step buttonholes. Detachable AcuFeed Flex system. Auto tension system Built-in, one-hand needle threader. Snap-on presser feet, memorized needle up/down 7-piece feed dog. One-step needle plate conversion 1,000 spm sewing speed and super fine needle position adjustment Start/Stop button. Speed control slider, locking stitch button and automatic thread cutter. A twin needle guard and easy reverse button. Advanced plate markings along with individual and combination stitch editing. Last stitch recall capability, adjustable knee lift and auto-declutch bobbin winder. There’s an extra high presser foot lift as well as a high-resolution LCD touchscreen. Tactile jog dial Foot pressure adjustment Maximum stitch width: 9mm Maximum stitch length: 5mm. A Cloth Guide is included along with a pattern stitch length calculator. An extension table is included along with 5 ultrabright LED lamps for shadow-free sewing.
Janome HD3000 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine
This is a powerful, durable, and reliable sewing machine that can take care of all your heavy duty sewing. The HD3000 utilizes a 1.0 amp motor which is capable of sewing through multiple layers of fabric easily.
- 19 decorative and utility stitches
- 1-step buttonhole
- 5-piece feed dog
- Extra high presser foot lift
- Drop feed
- Reverse stitch button
- Push-pull bobbin winder
- Stitch selection dial
- Foot pressure adjustment
- Forizontal, full rotary hook bobbin system
With all this technology, I think that it would be best to embrace it and move along with it. It not only makes life easier, it gives you time for your creativity. You can even use some of the technology to bring out your creative side.