Microsoft’s Flight Simulator is all about putting you right inside the cockpit. But, while it’s always been about making you feel like the pilot, it was not available as a Virtual Reality experience until as recently as the 22nd of December 2020.
The Internet is no longer something that you browse on your PC to do research, online banking or to buy something from an eCommerce shop. Now, the Internet can be used to help you keep track of, and manage, other aspects of your daily life. For example, think about Alexa. If you fit sensors to your windows, which are linked to her, you can ask Alexa to check if these are closed when you’re not at home.
For millions of people around the world, the way they earn their incomes has been changed forever, but it has also opened a plethora of new opportunities to work and travel. Travelling across the globe has never been easier thanks to the low cost of airfare, but with access to modern high-speed internet, it’s also possible to work at the same time, which is what many people are doing. Known as digital nomads, these are professionals that have decided that they no longer want to be confined to an office setting, preferring to make their money while seeing what the world has to offer.
Travelling comes with a lot of obvious benefits, such as seeing new cultures, eating new foods, and meeting new people. But along with all of these, there are a myriad of health benefits that have been proven by science to improve people’s overall health. We live in a time where travelling is easier and cheaper than ever, and there are more than a few reasons we should all leave home every now and again to see something that we’ve never seen before.
With every passing year, technology takes another leap toward a bright and promising future. Never before have portable devices been quite so powerful, offering a wide array of modern features like cameras, internet browsing, video gaming, and much more. As we slowly make our way until a new era of foldable smart technology, there are a multitude of current smartphones that are at the bleeding edge when it comes to the newest features.
The joy of a road trip is that you really get to explore things you wouldn’t normally. It’s about the journey as much as it is about the destination. You get to head out on the open road, go where you want to, take as much time as you need, and enjoy being in the moment.
Forget Europe, North America and Asia! South Africa is the place that you should be booking your next trip to. With majestic sites like Table Mountain, which is one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, to the other regal forces of nature such as the Drakensberg, the Tsitsikamma Forest as well as the Blyde River Canyon, the southern tip of Africa is the ideal holiday destination for the lover of nature.
Whatever your fitness or workout goals, there really is an app for that. Whether you want to lose weight, train for an event, build muscle, or generally improve your lifestyle, you can download an app onto your phone or tablet to help you track your progress and achieve what you set out to do. Let’s take a look at some of the top fitness apps that people all over the world are using:
Love to go on holiday but don’t enjoy sitting on the beach or by the pool doing nothing? That’s okay – there are plenty of great getaways for those who thrive on being active and love to be adventurous. It’s all about picking the right destination and booking your sporting activities into your itinerary.
Travelling around the world in a matter of hours is a privilege that many of us have taken for granted over the last few decades, especially considering how cheap it is to travel internationally in relative terms. But current air travel standards take a serious toll on the environment, and it’s important that we begin to look at more sustainable methods of travel that don’t come with such large carbon emissions. To that end, these are some of the eco-friendlier trends that are starting to take over the travel industry, and will hopefully lay a foundation for the future.