The impact Apple has on technology and society


Nowadays, technology surrounds our society with smart devices ranging from iPad, iPhones, Apple TVs to more advanced technology regarding science, medical research, and more. Such innovations have become more and more crucial for societies to grow and advance. Technology will always continue to advance and develop. In addition to that, new technological advancements have the potential to positively affect people’s lives.

The impact Apple has on technology and society

What is digital technology?

Digital technology includes all electronic devices, automated systems, as well as resources that store, produce and process information. Digital technology is used in every aspect of everyday culture since nowadays almost everything is dependent on computers in one way or another. Such technologies have impacted over 50 per cent of the world’s population, progressing faster than any other breakthrough and affecting civilization.

The impact it has on society

The living standards of many people have improved as a result of technological advancements in recent decades. It impacts the way people interact, how they learn and think. Technology benefits society and influences how individuals connect with one another on a regular basis. As a result, making today’s society heavily reliant on technology and its products such as TVs, laptops, mobile phones, and tablets, to name a few.

Because of technological advancements, the capacity to enjoy entertainment has become increasingly practical and convenient. The internet has given us access to unlimited information at any time of the day. This way we have the option of finding almost anything online from different everyday products to information about any topic by simply searching for it at the search bar.

For example, online websites like Kimbino have made it easier for people to search for products from the brands they like in order to purchase items at a discount and save money. Without the benefit of technological advancements, people wouldn’t have the luxury of finding products from the comfort of their couch. Or simply search for information to help with schoolwork instead of going through books and books.

Mobile phones, laptops, computers, TVs, and more, have brought a significant change in today’s society, making them necessary items for everyday life and accessible at almost every store. Through online sites like Kimbino and many similar to it, there are leaflets containing tech products at a discount. For example, well-known stores not only Apple, but also Currys, Three, Samsung, or Costco have offers on almost every tech product to assist in saving money and purchasing such necessary items.

Technologies in the health sector are assisting in saving lives, diagnosing illnesses, as well as, extending the average lifespan. Whereas, when it comes to education, technology has opened up many opportunities including virtual learning for young students who don’t have the option to study in a usual learning setting.  Electronic devices such as iPads, MacBook Air, Apple Watch from Apple offers, besides for entertainment, are being used in an educational setting to increase cooperation and involve students in learning activities.

Technical abilities will become more and more significant in the workplace including the growing influential impact they will have on society on a day-to-day basis. In addition to that, one of the most important things of introducing children to electronic products, whether it be from Samsung, Apple, or any other well-known and trustworthy brand, is that they will have the option and be ready to enter numerous well-paying tech careers.

Influential tech companies such as Samsung, Microsoft, Dell Technologies, and Apple, to name a few, have had a significant positive impact on today’s society. Including products like the iPhone or iPad, which have had a profound impact on our culture and society with their wide range of capabilities.

For example, the iPhone has substituted so many other gadgets, making it a non-replaceable item in an individual’s everyday life. Some of the many things that the iPhone has replaced include alarm clocks, books, camcorders, flashlights, scanners, newspapers, music players, calculators, calendars, and more. Every one of such electronic products includes a touch screen and a home button which makes it quite convenient. In addition to that, newer versions of Apple products have gotten rid of the home button completely, making their products extremely easy to use.

It helps businesses grow

Many technological developments and innovations are driven by corporations trying to better their products and the ability to sell those products. As a result of such advancements, business tactics have considerably changed and improved.

For instance, when it came to the hiring process, many companies had very few options to employ new staff, through traditional ways such as newspaper ads or seeking assistance from hiring organizations. Whereas now, because of technology and many other social networking platforms, the recruiting market has grown significantly through recent years.

Additionally, businesses would have a hard time going through statistics, making them extremely limited. The only way to go through reports or data would be on a monthly basis, therefore, making it impossible to execute well-informed marketing strategies and decisions.

The future

According to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), over half the world’s population utilizes the internet, resulting in 3.5 billion daily Google searches. The future of technology advancements will be more fascinating than the present. In only the previous few years, around 90 per cent of the world’s data has been produced. As conducted from an article done by AnalyticsWeek, there will be over 50 billion smart devices to gather, share data, and evaluate, all within the next 5 years.


Lucy Bennett

Lucy Bennett is a Contributing Editor at iLounge. She has been writing about Apple and technology for over six years. Prior to joining iLounge, Lucy worked as a writer for several online publications.