You’d never describe your USB Flash drive as a floppy disk, even though it serves the same purpose. You wouldn’t think of referring to the network admin who runs your servers as a “keypunch operator.” So why did you tell your daughter that you are “filming” her dance recital on a digital camera?
Upgrade your thought-to-speech engine by avoiding these 13 confusing or outdated tech terms.
Rotary phones were on their way out when Ronald Reagan took the oath of office for the first time. Today, landline phones with physical push buttons are all but dead too. Every time you say that you're dialing someone's number, Alexander Graham Bell turns over in his grave. Just say you're calling, inputting or entering a phone number any time you try to initiate a call.