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Internet Connected Toothbrushes: Has Technology Gone Too Far?

It’s true that we want to be online all the time, hence, we carry around our smartphones, a laptop or a tablet with us at all times so that we are able to stay connected. This is where tech companies have capitalized and then started creating different devices that can connect to the internet, this includes our television, leading to smart TVs, our refrigerators, home devices like Google Home and Alexa, and yes, you are reading this correctly, internet connected toothbrushes.

We have all seen the electric toothbrush since we were kids, and they have always been fascinating to us, but some companies have decided to take it up another notch by introducing internet and Bluetooth connected electric toothbrushes. If you still don’t believe me, or in case you want a review on these electric toothbrushes and what they are all about, you can check this very interesting article by Wolf Richter about his and his wife’s experience with these toothbrushes from start to finish.

Basically, there is a company that provides these brushes, and you are required to download an application which will allow you to be able to control the brush. Yes, you can manually turn the brush on and off like with every other electric toothbrush, but through the application, you are able to control and adjust its speed and intensity. The application also features things like reward points, giving you space to add in your dental insurance and so on. The creation of this brush really leaves one to question whether technology has gone too far and whether companies have gone too far when it comes to exploiting our dependence on the internet. Ultimately, you alone will decide what you think and how you feel about this product.

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VGA Converters: What You Need to Know

Take a look at any piece of electronic equipment and you would find on the edges different ports placed that serve unique functions. From audio ports to USB 3.0 ports, you might already be familiar with most of the standard outlets that are placed in the electronic devices. To many people complicated terms and foreign jargon might not make any sense because of lack of their knowledge in the IT field. As a consumer living in the current digital world, you might not have enough information about old cable and port options that are still around. The same can be said about VGA cable converters that are widely becoming popular in the market.

With the wide availability of smart TVs in the market, most of the ports that come built-in with the gadgets don’t support obsolete port options. In order to synchronize your latest gadgets to old devices you need a converter so that you can establish an effective connection without having to discard your outdated device. Nowadays most of the laptops and monitors have modern video ports such as HDMI 2 and 3, which makes the owners of outdates computers feel miserable.

You might want to purchase a latest monitor from the local electronic store, but not sure whether you should buy it because the current computer might have a video card that doesn’t support latest display ports such as DVI or HDMI. If you want to know what type of adapter you need to convert VGA to HDMI, and then make sure to refer to the users’ guide uploaded on the webpage of Technical for Web now. The latest options have a USB port embedded in them so that the user can expect to get a display on their screens without having to compromise the audio.