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Hi my name is Nick Ruffner and I’m a tech addict.

Last night we lost power at our house. That was around 7:30 p.m. We we had heard would be a short outage stretched through the night and into this morning. Years ago, the biggest worry during a power outage would be whether it would be out long enough to spoil food in freezers and refrigerators. My biggest fear? Whether I’d be able to get up on time in the morning. Why? Because my cell phone was nearly dead. Losing power for more than an hour or so isn’t fun. It’s less fun with two kids who don’t understand why they’re sitting in candlelight. Naturally, as a citizen of the 21st century, my thoughts went to items that relied on cell phone service and not wi-fi. Of course, that’s when I realized the cell phone was dead. That meant no e-mail until the power returned. What is a tech addict to do?

It’s unbelievable how much we rely on technology. Landlines have been replaced by cell phones. Analog wall clocks have been replaced by digital clocks on microwaves, ovens and cable boxes. Books replaced by e-readers and iPads. Yet, when the power goes out, all that convenience becomes an hindrance: who knows what time it is when there isn’t a clock on the wall (ok, that’s a stretch, but is it, really?)

So before going to bed, I set the clock on my nearly dead cell phone and the old-school alarm clock on the nightstand. I woke up to the sound of that alarm clock. My cell phone? Dead. In the end, it’s the technology perfected in the 1800s that saved me.

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  1. Naomi S posted on 10/28/2016 06:19 AM
    Im super dependent on innovation when all is said in done however uncommonly cell phones. Im continually perusing all the tech news and websites. flipboard is my most loved application. cnet, vergr, endgadget and so on. I generally need the freshest telephone yet am normally ready to keep down 9-12 months before I pull the trigger and should get new telephone. doesn't generally need custom assignment help UK to fundamentally be the most up to date most recent telephone yet customarily it is. What might be the best, most intelligent approach to have the capacity to continue purchasing telephones without breaking my pocket excessively. for instance. I am as of now with att and they for the most part give you marked down cost on new telephone at year and a half reestablishment of agreement. I purchased the iphone 4 s got exhausted of it after 5months then Iphone 5 turned out yet I didn't get it. I had never had an android telephone so I saw I could offer my 4s on eBay at a similar cost I could purchase system s3, I did that, just swapped the SIM. it's been 4 months.and I.want the world s4 or htc one however im.also holding up to see what the iphone 5 s will resemble. anyway, you see my issue. in 4 months I'll have the capacity to overhaul once more, since my.most late change I.did without experiencing att. In any case, I was considering, is it.better.if I ran with tmobile no contact arrange? But.also, tmobile telephones tend to offer less expensive on eBay, as in I most likely won't get my cash worth. att normally gets the most recent ttop of the line telephones, tmobile not for the most part. and so on do I simply require psych offer assistance? lol I require an arrangement to locate the most ideal approach to maybe...change telephones every..6-9 months or something like that. any thoughts? recommendations? remarks??? thankyou in cutting edge!
  2. AndrewS posted on 11/01/2016 02:03 AM
    Individuals are gradually getting to be coordinated with innovation. We will all be cyborgs later on. It's going on gradually. assignment writing. In this situation, I don't think it can be characterized as compulsion by any stretch of the imagination. It's essentially simply the way we're adjusting.
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