Special Report

How Technology Has Changed the World Since 2010

In the past decades, the world has seen some astounding technological changes — and even since 2010, technology made leaps and bounds. Mobile phone networks can now let users surf and stream at great speeds, apps have revolutionized online dating, and driverless cars, virtual reality, synthetic organisms, and space travel are no longer the stuff of science fiction.

Although 2010 may not feel like such a long time ago, when you consider how much has changed since then, it seems like ancient history. At the same time, some changes were so subtle and came around so gradually, you probably haven’t even noticed them — these are 50 ways American life has changed in the last decade.

Smartphones, social media, transportation, dating, streaming – these are just a few examples that have undergone major tech changes over the last few years, changing our lifestyles in the process.

Technology is developing at a fast pace, and the consumer world doesn’t wait around. It seems like there is a new product – useful or not – every day. Here are 20 gadgets from the ’90s no one uses anymore.

Click here to see how technology has changed the world since 2010.

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