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The rise of technology has revolutionized our lives in so many ways. The most notable one, however, is technology simplifying modern life by making it more comfortable and efficient.

From keeping people connected, to storing data, making information available and enhancing security in homes and workplaces, technology has surely made it possible. In addition, shopping, exercising and entertainment is as simple as clicking a button.

Here are ways that technology has made modern life simpler.

1. Exercise

People are becoming more fitness conscious by the day. For most, exercise has become an integral part of their lives. Thanks to technology, how people work out has changed for the better.

For instance, the invention of workout gears fitted with sensors is helping people keep track of their heart rate. Fitness apps are ensuring that people who have no time to go to the gym workout efficiently from home and at their convenient time.

In addition, the invention of motorized bikes is allowing easier and less exhausting cycling. This is especially good for people with knee or back injuries, or any other health condition that limits them to cycle effectively. Thanks to electric bike kits, any bicycle can be turned into a motorized bicycle.

2. Communication

Another example of technology simplifying modern life is communication. Before technology, people relied on sending letters to pass information. That meant waiting for days for the letter to reach the recipient and get a reply.

Thanks to technology, passing information is now instant with emails, phone calls and text messaging. It is even possible to communicate with more than one person at the same time. In addition, the invention of video chats has significantly shortened the distance between people. Nowadays, there is no need to travel for miles just to see another person, thus saving money and time.

3. Security

Days are gone when people worry about the security of their homes whenever they have to go away for days. To some, even leaving the house in the morning to go to work was a real struggle.

Today, home monitoring technology allows people to monitor their homes from wherever they are. Automation allows one to control everything at home including doors, windows, locks, lights and thermostats through a smartphone.

In addition, fitting a home with sensors and smart door locks detect your presence, making it possible to detect break-in attempts.

4. Shopping

Life has become fast-paced, and there is rarely enough time to do everything we would want to. Thankfully, technology has efficiently filled the gap by allowing people to run errands from the comfort of their couches.

Today, shopping for clothes, groceries and practically everything can be done online. People are enjoying scrolling through images to select the items they want in their smartphones or tablets. In addition, online payment has been enhanced, and anyone can pay safely without the fear of data theft.

5. Entertainment

A few decades ago, there wasn’t much to choose from when it came to matters entertainment. Today, Netflix and other video services provide a variety of what people can watch. From movies, sports and reality TV shows, people are spoiled for choice.

Lovers of music don’t have to go to the shops to buy a CD. Music is easily downloadable from numerous platforms available online.

Same goes for gamers, technology has made online games possible. Others are downloadable, not forgetting the invention of play stations.

All these can also be streamed through a smartphone or tablet, making it possible to get entertainment on the go.

6. Storing And Sending Data

Storing and sending data is part of our lives; besides storing important documents, we want to save memories with our loved ones. We also want to share memories with a relative who missed a family reunion, or send documents to a colleague who is on a business trip. This is another area of technology simplifying modern life.

Before technology, storing and retrieving data was a daunting task especially if the data was voluminous. With the invention of data storage technology such as cloud storage, data can be stored in a systematic and organized way. Sending files regardless of the size has also become fast and efficient.


Some people argue that technology has made people lazier. However, with the above, you can’t deny the fact that technology has simplified life in a great way. People don’t have to struggle creating time for some duties. Technology has made it possible to complete errands on the go, and practically be in multiple locations simultaneously.

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