Do you own a Samsung Galaxy S3 or S4 smartphone? Do you also want or need a tablet, but can’t afford to purchase one? No problem. If you own a Samsung Galaxy S3/S4, you can easily turn your smartphone into a tablet with a new piece of technology called TransMaker. This handy coreless tablet relies on your phone’s chip, storage and operating system.
Using TransMaker is a no-brainer, just insert your phone into the back of the device and you now have a touchscreen tablet. There are two difference sizes to choose from: 10.1″ and 11.6″ HD. You can even go a step further and turn your smartphone into a laptop by attaching the optional keyboard.
You’re probably wondering, what about phone calls? With your phone in use by TransMaker, how can you answer or make new calls? Luckily MIGOAL, the company behind the TransMaker, already has you covered. Be sure to watch the video to see the additional accessory that you can purchase to help you make and receive calls, while still having your Galaxy S3/S4 in use by TransMaker. You’ll also get to see the Samsung Galaxy turn tablet in action.
Technology has taken a vantage leap in providing solutions for man. Before now, technology used to appear complex and would require a great deal of expertise to handle solutions available. Today, we have technology applicable in the simplest human activities as smart products with intelligent algorithms powering them as they make error-free judgments and provide intelligent and analytic solutions.
Does technology have all the answers?
This article from Credit Suisse, tells us that technology does not have all the answers because it has been found to exhibit “similar biases,” as humans. No one can discredit the impact of technology, but it is not totally free of human input and this is the reason we experience these biases in many areas we have technology holding foot.
Creating technological solutions transparently
This article suggests that the process of creating technological solutions be made transparent and subject to contribution from many people who would end up as users of the product – male, female, young, old, learned, unlearned and all other preferences as we have them. It also underscores the importance of having women on product development teams. This approach is not sure to eliminate all forms of bias, but it is a good way to start in order to appraise the full benefits of technology.
Technology as the connecting tool
Technology so far has been a major connecting tool amongst us humans. It is used and appreciated by all regardless of race, language and sex. In order to keep it less subjective to these arguments about human biases. I believe we should gather opinions on products and solutions before making them available to the public. This could be done by gathering input from intended target users and receiving feedback across the stages of production.
“Recognizing the problem is a start…success will depend on inclusive technologies that meet this vast untapped market.” This cannot be more apt especially at a time when we look up to technology for solutions. We should not muzzle our progress with technology by battling algorithm bias. The first way to avoid this battle is by reading this article here.