Technology – the great enabler

December 4, 2009

 

A little known fact about me … I love gadgets and technology and for some reason I’m great at operating all manner of gadgets like DVD recorders, phones and cameras. I rarely read a manual. I just have this intuition.

I spent five years as the PR person at Panasonic which definitely contributed to my passion and knowledge, and then three years as the PR Manager at Dick Smith Electronics which built on this.

I’ve recently joined the iPhone revolution and took delivery of my latest favourite gadget last week. I’ve fiddled and faddled with it, downloaded a few great apps and am completely besotted with it’s sleek look.

The only gripe I have with my new toy is that many of the apps have very small font sizes which can’t be adjusted and I struggle to read the tiny type without my reading glasses. I think Apple should really look at this issue. I’m sure that plenty of their users are over 40 and sadly our eyesight is fading.

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