3 Ways To Prevent Hurting Your Tech Gadgets (Tech Tips),Most people, including yours truly, get excited when a new tech gadget is purchased, be it a smart phone or a car or the latest 3D television set, etc. One thing many of us pray for, is to at least, enjoy the gadgets and devices for a long time before it goes bad.
In many cases, however, we actually contribute to making these gadgets go bad in one or the other. How do we do this, you might want to ask? Below are 3 ways you can prevent your tech gadgets go bad:
Not Using a Case, especially when we are always on the move:
If you are someone who is always on the road, then, you should ensure that you adequately protect your tablets, laptops and other devices because, failure to do so might affect it over time, especially if it gets to drop or hit hard surfaces often.
Not Powering off your device:
Many people are guilty of this habit. We allow our gadgets to run for months without powering them off, thereby, not allowing the batteries to cycle properly and not even allowing the systems to receive critical updates. In case you may have not noticed, most critical updates are better installed during a reboot. To, therefore, improve the overall health of most electronic devices, you should turn them off as frequently as possible. You can also take other measures to improve your gadget’s battery life.
Not Allowing Proper Ventilation for your Gadget :
No matter the type of gadget, all of them require proper ventilation, otherwise, you will be confronted with cases of overheating that will, of course, lead to the shortage of battery life and in some cases, cause serious damage to the gadget or even bodily harm to you.
To avoid this, do not place laptops on beds or surfaces capable of blocking proper ventilation. For your phone, check it frequently and anytime you notice that it gets too hot, simple turn it off and allow it to cool before you start using it again.
These are certainly 3 cool steps to ensure that your gadgets last longer and prevent them from getting damaged.