This is an exciting time for tech lovers. Growing up as a millennial, we can’t imagine life without technology (we weren’t born after all). There are a lot of new gadgets out there right now, most of which are now more powerful than those used to send man to the moon.
With the rise of technology becoming ever prominent, I was recently sent the new book by Martin Bailey which promises to solve ‘life’s little problems one gadget at a time’.
Regardless of whether you’re a tech whizz or can barely work your phone, this book promises to tell you anything you need to know about the latest technology.
The book offers an impartial view of technology but you can be sure that all the technology featured are items that the author (Martin Bailey) uses himself as an unashamed geek with a passion for technology.
The book covers a wide range of subjects from how to learn a new language to how to turn your phone into a photocopier and filing system.
I feel like this book is more of a present for family members than it is for students as not many of the problems solved are student related. There are tips on how to keep track of pets and how to make floor plans on your phone, all of which are extremely useful but perhaps not for a 18-21year old.
I only have one criticism of this book and that’s that I can’t help but feel that, although this book is solves problems of the 21st century, a lot of the tips are already a little outdated. One example of this is how to add lyrics to mp3 files. I can’t remember the last time I used an MP3 file. With apps such as Spotify allowing us to listen to music online and then records making a steady come back in the Indie scene, few people download mp3s as their main source to listen to music.