Benefits of Being an Early Adopter of Technology

Each innovation in technology has a life-cycle and whether you adopt in the beginning, middle, or end; you are a part of this cycle. If you are the type of person that had an HDTV in 2001 or a Nokia N95 in 2007, then you understand the concept of being an early adopter. This term refers to the second position in the technology life-cycle behind “innovators” and is made up of people who are usually very tech-savvy and willing to spend money to be among the first with a new gadget. There are a few benefits and even drawbacks of being an early adopter, but without these folks, there would not be the level of innovation that we enjoy today.
Early adopters, more often than not, are the first consumer “votes” that a company will have on a new piece of technology. What is meant by votes in this context …

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