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Simple Tips on How to Protect Your Gadget

Updated on August 3, 2020
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Chardie Cat is an author and a blogger. He is a motivational writer who also loves to discuss about life, family, health, and technology.

How much do you like to protect your gadgets?

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The emergence of high-tech gadgets and accessories is like heavy rains that never stops. There are phenomenal gizmos being introduced to the public and offered in the market almost every day. Sometimes, I become crazy about the latest technology and modern devices. So for me, this kind of technological development is a breakthrough. Well, maybe for the simplest reason that technology makes my daily life more comfortable and my job a lot easier to perform. I guess I am not the only one who considers and takes the advantages of owning these remarkable tools.

It is undeniable that most people are spending too much on these technologies. Personally, I don’t really mind spending too much on gadgets as long as it would absolutely serve its purpose. Among the most important things that I have learned from spending on these items is about how to value my hard work and protect my investments. I am meticulous when it comes to my devices and I constantly ensure that everything I procure will last to its maximum lifespan.

Protecting and taking care of your gadgets should be included in the list of your priorities. Based on my personal observation and experience, I could say that the longevity of our gadgets is partly at our hands—that is on how we handle them. For this reason, we must learn how to always keep them in good condition. In this article, I would like to share a few basic things you need to know if you want them to last for many years and to function precisely and satisfactorily.


Handling

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How you handle your gadget can definitely be seen from how it looks like. This is to say that you should be responsible. You should not play with them like some kind of toys. Personally, I always treat them as an important part of my body. I use it with the utmost care, considering the sensitivity of its features and physical components.


Covering

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The most valuable protection you can provide to your gadget is a casing or protective cover. There are numerous types of covers and casings available in the market today. You can choose from these varieties depending on your item and your preferences. In buying a new device, you make sure to also purchase a cover or casing for it. The cover will protect it from scratches, dust and other external elements that could slowly damage it.


Cleaning

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Regular cleaning will preserve the quality of your gadget and avoid the unwanted dirt to stick on it. You can make it a habit to clean them, but don’t overdo it. For the small ones, you can use a slightly damp cotton ball (or cotton buds for the delicate parts like the iPad keyboard case). For bigger ones, a clean slightly damp cloth will do the trick. You can use alcohol or you can inquire from the stores about liquid solutions intended for cleaning.


Usage

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You can always maximize the use of your gadget, but just make sure you don’t abuse it. Your gizmo might be high-tech and durable, but it also has limitations. Before anything else, you have to learn how to use it properly. Whenever you are using it, you must see to it that you only use the features and apps you needed. And when you are done using it, you have to always make sure that all features and apps are also closed. Do not charge your battery if it was not asking you to do so. And when you are not using your gadget, place it in a safe place, away from liquids, heat, or from falling.


Security

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Sometimes, unexpected events occur so it is necessary to protect your private property and exclusive information. You may feel safe and secured with password protection. Just remember, use only one unique password for all your gadgets to avoid confusion. Most importantly, don’t share your security password with anyone else.

Consider your gadget as an extension of yourself. Before getting one, make sure that you consider my tips. If you are practicing it already, just continue doing it and share it with your friends. Make the most of your money by protecting and making your gadgets always functional all throughout its designed lifespan.


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    • Chardie Cat profile imageAUTHOR

      Chardie Cat 

      11 months ago from Northern Mindanao, Philippines

      Life gets busy these days that I fell short on my schedules to check my hub. Thanks for the visit Liz and Eric...

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      Eric Dierker 

      11 months ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      How interesting. I think I need some upgrades in the thinking department.

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      Liz Westwood 

      11 months ago from UK

      You give good tips for how we can protect our gadgets and preserve them for longer.

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