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Technology Lessons – Technology Can Be Fun

It is terrific to realize that technology can be for more than just work, it can be fun. Entrepreneurs are often at the forefront of new and emerging technology. For most entrepreneurs, the main purpose for technology is to make work easier to do and more efficient. However, it is important to know that our technology can also be used for fun.

Over the course of the last five years, technology has grown developed and changed at an incredible rate. Once upon a time for example, when we worked using computers we were tethered to our desks. Just a few years ago, our computers were large multi-part devices that sat on our desks and were not portable. Today, laptop computers are popular in many offices and used by many entrepreneurs. Additionally, the new tablet technology makes it possible for us to carry powerful computer technology in our pockets, purses and briefcases. Even more interesting, is the fact that computers in our smart phones make it possible for us to carry powerful computer technology and almost anywhere in the tiniest of packages.

As our computer technology has grown smaller, we have begun to realize that our computer technology does not have to be serious all the time. As our computer technology and grows smaller and we have come to expect or gadgets to look more attractive and not merely functional. In other words, we have grown to expect our computer technology to be fun. Software manufacturers have both anticipated and responded to our desires by creating a variety of entertaining and fun software programs.

Almost everyone across the country has either played or heard of the Candy Crush or Words with Friends games. While these are two of the most popular ways to have fun with your laptop, tablet or smart phone they are far from the only fun things to do with your computer technology. There are a variety of drawing programs, photo editing programs and games galore. There’s fun to be had for almost every personality type.

So, the next time you look at your laptop, tablet or smart phone and get frustrated about the amount of work you have to do, think about a fun activity you can do once the work is completed. It just might help you to get through the work tasks just a bit easier.

In conclusion, it is terrific to realize that technology can be for more than just work, it can be fun. So, the question for you this terrific day is, what is the most fun you have had with your technology?

Janeane Davis

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  • I always use my technology for a little fun here and there. All work and no play makes this mom a dull girl!

    • Yes, all work and no play makes Jill a dull girl!

  • It's so important to remember to carve out time for fun each day. Those little breaks really help the mind to focus and recharge after a stressful event, too!

    • Yes, doing things we enjoy, reminds us of why we work.

  • Thanks for reminding me that technology can be fun. I have been so caught up with blogging I forget there is entertainment value in my gadgets.

  • I tend to take breaks while working online. You have to, to stay sane! lol

    • You are smart to take breaks throughout the day while working on line.

  • I definitely reward myself with phone time after work is done. Unfortunately, it also means going back to my email and working again.

    • I agree, sometimes it is hard to put away the work and have fun without sneaking back to work.

    • My little ones like to take photos of my teenie bopper and then draw all over them. They find that to be amazingly fun.

  • Hmm, the most fun I've had with technology. Lately, watching my 2-year-old beat my husband and I at Angry Birds on every single level lol Plus I like to play a game on my phone now and then to unwind.

    • It is fun for me to watch my daughters download things and then just win. My kids have taken to technology much better and more naturally than I did.

  • We love working and having fun with tech in our home! While i use my computer for work, I also use it to game and keep in touch with family and friends. On my phone, I like to play games like Ruzzle, Plants vs Zombies, Bejeweled and occasionally, Candy Crush. You've just got to have fun in life!

    • Yes, many of us work so that we can enjoy life. I do like the Bejeweled game.

  • I use it for work but trust me I have my share of games that I play often when I need a break from the work and real world, LOL.

    • It is nice to have things close at hand that allow us to relax and relieve stress.

  • I use to be very addicted to candy crush but after a few frustrating levels I decided to quit!

    • I have a neighbor who plays that game at the bus stop with his kids each morning.

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