A gadget is a hardware device or addition that makes your life more convenient or enjoyable. Gadgets are also known as gadgets. If you look around you will surely have one handy.
The Etymology Of The Word Gadget.
Although there are several philosophies as to the etymology of the term gadget, the most popular dates back to 1884-1885 when the French company behind the creation of the Statue of Liberty, “Gadget, Gauthier & Cia” decided to sell miniature replicas of the monument to the funding of the project.
There is another theory that has it in the field of navigation that it comes from the French terms trigger or gage. In any case, the term was used and popularized in Anglo-Saxon countries in the 1980s.
Gadgets And Popular Culture
Non-English speaking countries also use the word gadget. In France and other European countries, for example, it spread through the animated series “Inspector Gadget”.
Its protagonist, a clumsy and absent-minded detective, equips himself with countless gadgets sticking out of his hat, such as a hand land an umbrella (gadgetoparaguas) or a radar (gadgetoradar).
In films like “James Bond” or in the series “Batman” and “Iron Man” we see how much the protagonists are always dependent on their equipment and gadgets. There are also several websites and blogs on the internet dedicated to the world of gadgets. Another word many internet users use to denote a gadget.
Types Of Gadgets
All kinds of technical devices such as iPod cell phones or PDA electronic devices such as radios. And integrated circuit devices, mechanical such as e.g
thermometer or computer,
Mini-applications called widgets that provide easy access to commonly used functions are examples of gadgets.
advantages and disadvantages
Advantages of electronic devices
Electronic devices have revolutionized the way we communicate, work, play and shop. The advantages of electronic devices are that they make our lives easier and more convenient.
Gadgets Help Us Stay Connected By Providing Access To Email,
Video chat and social networks. Electronic devices have transformed the world of shopping, enabling online shoppers to buy millions of products with the touch of a finger.
Disadvantages of electronic devices
The manufacture and disposal of these devices has a significant impact on the global atmosphere. Many devices contain hazardous materials that can contaminate soil if not disposed of properly.