How Tech Has Changed the Online Space


Much of what we do on our day to day has been overtaken by online options, from the latest change to remote working that has led to online platforms being widely used, the success of gaming options like those found at finding a mainstay over traditional brick and mortar options, and other forms of media for music, tv, and movies which are widely represented online too. But what comes next for the online space, and the different tech options represented too?

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Faster speeds will be something many users look towards and something that’ll be brought with the introduction of 5G on a wider basis too, particularly those living in the bigger cities and towns who’ll be able to experience these faster speeds and wider capacity, but also for those at home as modern broadband options are speeding up with fibre availability and the rapidly approaching gigabit speeds to those who haven’t had access too. Faster speeds mean the consumption of larger files is much easier, 4K streaming and faster downloads have become a hallmark of modern data usage, along with the file sharing through social media with uploading and downloading through shared files.

Working environments are the next big step forward too, cloud storage has been around for a while and has been an important part of the shift to remote working for many, but online conferencing platforms like Zoom and Teams have been essential in delivering this change, and further growth in these areas will allow for more individuals to make the change too. This is also expanding to education as many institutions in education have also made the adjustment – and these platforms will continue to evolve over time too.

The latest smartphone tech is just around the corner too as the holiday season quickly approaches and brings new tech with it too, and with a big focus of being always online and always connected too – rumours have already started to emerge about what to expect, and as Christmas approaches the realisation of what it really brings is to come too. Yearly releases lead to plenty of innovation in change as mobile continues to lead big steps forward in many different spaces, and these new flagships may look to push the boat out for future expectations too.

With tech playing such a vital role in the day to day, and the way the online space is adjusting around the latest options too, many users will have to become accustomed to fast change and different expectations, but with more freedom to make changes to fit their own needs along the way.

Louis Jones

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