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Consumer Gadgets: 50 Ways to Have Fun and Simplify Your Life with Today’s Technology…and Tomorrow’s by Nicholas D. Evans

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Chapter 1. Getting High-Speed Connections: Broadband Internet

A vital part of being able to use some of today’s hottest technologies and gadgets is a broadband connection to the Internet. Although getting connected is a somewhat mundane topic, we start here because it’s a basic requirement for us to get the most out of the more sexy gadgets that I profile in the upcoming pages. Having a broadband Internet connection will enable you to communicate and collaborate more easily with friends and business associates, and send and receive emails, photographs, music, videos, and other new forms of information with ease.

We also begin here because many of us are still tied to slower dialup-connections and may be looking to evaluate the best options for ...

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