Contact Us Today! 800-626-8277

One World Technology Inc. Blog

One World Technology Inc. has been serving the Medina area since 2012, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Technology Has Influenced a Few Holiday Traditions

Technology Has Influenced a Few Holiday Traditions

Everyone has their own holiday traditions, and Christmastime is no exception. Some might stick to more traditional roots, while others focus on more contemporary trends to create a Christmas culture that changes with each passing year. Many of these newer traditions have been molded from modern technology solutions, so let’s celebrate both new and old holiday traditions by looking at how technology has changed them.

Holiday Cards
Today’s technology has largely replaced physical holiday cards sent over postal. Social media is one trend that makes it easier to stay connected than ever before, allowing you to keep friends and relatives up-to-date on the major happenings. The annual occurrence of a holiday card is less important due to this, and younger generations simply prefer to communicate online than physically or in-person, making snail mail a moot point.

The holidays are stressful. There’s no getting around that fact. You need to properly prepare for the celebrations, as well as organize any get togethers that your family hosts. Of course, real life doesn’t just disappear during the holidays, so you’re essentially trying to juggle additional responsibilities on top of others. Technology helps you automate tasks so that you can get more done during the workday. Some tasks, like grocery shopping and even paying bills, can be automated to an extent, allowing you to spend more time preparing for the holidays.

Nowadays, retail and commercialism are a part of the holiday season. Gift-giving is a deep-seated tradition that makes people feel good about themselves. With the advent of online shopping, shoppers are capable of finding gifts without going to the physical location of a retailer, allowing for less travel and fewer headaches, while overall, providing a larger variety of available goods and services.

Stores are even taking matters into their own hands, allowing for a better consumer experience as a whole. Online price tracking lets users find the best deals in any store, and smart shelves can be used to find out if an item is even available in the first place. Near-field communication, or NFC, can be used to help shoppers finish their transactions in the most convenient way possible.

Online shopping is flourishing, and the holiday season is when it’s most successful. There are even browser plugins that help shoppers locate the best deals around. Discount codes are used as an incentive to get online shoppers to double-down on their purchases, and retailers introduce countless other bargains and sales to make the holiday season “the most profitable time of the year.”

What are some of the other ways technology has affected the holiday season? Let us know in the comments. All of us at One World Technology Inc. wish you a happy holiday season and a wonderful new year.

Tip of the Week: Is OneNote or Evernote Better for...
Amazon Has Taken Over the Cloud


No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Security Tip of the Week Privacy Cloud Best Practices Technology Network Security Business Computing Managed IT Services Hackers Backup Hosted Solutions Software Malware Outsourced IT VoIP Google Business Continuity Business Microsoft Email Disaster Recovery Data Backup Data IT Support Windows 10 Cybercrime Mobile Devices Ransomware Cloud Computing Efficiency Smartphones Android Saving Money Small Business Alert Communications Internet Innovation Browser Productivity Data Recovery Hardware IT Services Office Computers Business Management Computer Managed IT Smartphone BDR Server Virtualization Internet of Things Law Enforcement User Tips Cybersecurity Telephone Systems How To Productivity Mobility Collaboration Tech Term Communication Passwords Chrome Work/Life Balance Private Cloud Artificial Intelligence Wi-Fi Social Media Save Money Flexibility Holiday Managed IT Services Health Hacking Office Tips Avoiding Downtime Windows App Data Security Mobile Device Management Remote Monitoring Password Data Protection Quick Tips Firewall Budget Social Engineering Business Intelligence Phishing Recovery Value Big Data Facebook Gadgets Compliance Bring Your Own Device HaaS Automation Spam Miscellaneous Vulnerability Apps Identity Theft Proactive IT Two-factor Authentication Information Technology Money Applications Data Breach Redundancy Network Office 365 Router Bandwidth BYOD Mobile Device Windows 10 Business Owner Worker Managed Service Provider Keyboard OneNote Document Management IT Management Spam Blocking SaaS Upgrade Save Time Two Factor Authentication Training Public Cloud Website IT Plan Operating System VPN Unsupported Software Remote Computing Patch Management Electronic Medical Records Charger CES Workers Computing Infrastructure Scam Word Black Market Automobile PDF Risk Management Workplace Tips Marketing Battery Credit Cards Data loss Data Management Hiring/Firing Google Drive Government Smart Tech Cleaning Solid State Drive History Infrastructure End of Support Microsoft Office Legal Computer Care HIPAA Data Storage Employer-Employee Relationship Comparison Content Filtering Update Encryption Wireless Specifications iPhone Excel Settings Skype Networking Inventory Evernote Gmail Advertising Data Warehousing Content webinar Wireless Technology Shadow IT Loyalty Strategy Millennials Tip of the week Books Start Menu IBM Access Control Wireless Charging Devices Recycling Google Docs Relocation Audiobook Conferencing Rootkit Analysis Workforce Experience Windows Server 2008 Users Mobile Supercomputer Authentication Fiber-Optic Thought Leadership eWaste Entertainment IT Support Video Games Telecommuting Music Windows 7 Emergency Professional Services Root Cause Analysis Nanotechnology Cables Streaming Media Vendor Management Criminal Hybrid Cloud Voice over Internet Protocol Humor Windows 10s Assessment Accountants Remote Work Wearable Technology Regulations Tools Current Events Connectivity Unified Communications Content Filter Colocation Multi-Factor Security Software Tips Scalability Television USB Meetings Knowledge Theft Storage Content Management Trending Physical Security Audit Public Computer IoT Troubleshooting Servers hacker Transportation Botnet Network Congestion Cortana Unified Threat Management Blockchain Lifestyle Politics Emails Instant Messaging Education Hard Drives Fraud Files Flash Addiction Internet Exlporer Benefits Travel Screen Mirroring Employer Employee Relationship Google Apps Human Resources Mobile Computing HBO Computer Fan Insurance Amazon Hosted Solution Cache Smart Technology Downtime Cast Leadership Computer Accessories Staff Outlook Search Sync The Internet of Things Virtual Reality Safety Techology Practices Amazon Web Services User Error Password Manager Internet exploMicrosoft Software as a Service Best Practice Bluetooth Samsung Digital Signature Apple Frequently Asked Questions Netflix How to Telephony FENG Worker Commute Hosted Computing Online Shopping Business Mangement WiFi CrashOverride Twitter Webinar IT solutions Wireless Internet Robot

Sign up for our Newsletter!

  • Company Name *
  • First Name *
  • Last Name *