I recently saw an ad: "Remember when technology had the ability to amaze you? Believe again." I doand you probably should too! The difference is technology is much more human this time around. You're reading the second special section on (must-have) gadgets and there's a reason: Gadgets and services are all around (and on!) us. They're changing the way we live, work, enjoy, expect, and behave. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) play an increasingly important role in the everyday lives of many people. Gadgets are our point of entry to the magic world of interactivity and multimodal multimedia. When…
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