technophile

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technophile

A person who enjoys learning about and using computers and high-tech gadgets. See technophoria, computerphile, hacker and dweeb. Contrast with technophobe.
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As host of the Technophiles Podcast, David Geisler has followed technology and gaming from the first iPhone reveal to the release of the Nintendo Switch.
It also surprised technophiles with a virtual reality headset, the Samsung VR.
One technophile we feature in this report is Stephen Wolfram, the creator of the search engine Wolfram Alpha, who has for years engaged in a massive self-tracking project, cataloguing e-mails, keystrokes, even his physical movements.
Surfing the web, mastering new gadgets and absorbing every new breakthrough like sponges, these technophiles are the target group for the consumerization of IT.
Technophiles love to debate the merits of streaming media, but it's the entertainment companies, not consumers, who are promoting an end to physical media.
Put simply, probably too simply for many technophiles, IPTV promises to be more efficient, flexible and feature-rich, as well as cheaper in the long run, than traditional digital RF television.
I know that the iPad holds an almost magical allure for technophiles. It has also been heralded as a could-be saviour for the beleaguered publishing industry.
The queues of technophiles snaked down Regent Street in central London from Thursday afternoon for the touch-screen tablet-style computer.
Postmillenial debate on the appropriate human uses of technology is still framed by the struggle between technophiles, who never met a technology they didn't like, and Luddites, who manage to believe simultaneously that nature is on her last legs at the hands of technology and that she will have her revenge on us in the end.
As curator, I wanted to suggest a possible basis for making sense of tall buildings that avoided the simplistic polarities of Prince Charles on one side and technophiles on the other AR October 2008).
Despite Apple s wizardry with creations embraced by mainstream culture as well as technophiles, it could be tilting against windmills by releasing a tablet computer.
TECHNOPHILES who want the latest gadgets for Christmas won't use them nearly as much as they think, a scientific study has shown.