Technology is a
very fast-paced environment. Every year, companies roll out new phones,
computer parts, and game consoles for their consumers. People replace their
current ones with the new, sometimes even multiple times a year. While this may
seem like your device has a short shelf life, it does not have to be that way.
With a few tips, you can prolong your item’s lifespan beyond its expected
Dust and Cleaning
One of the main enemies of technology is dust. Dust can build up inside your
devices overtime. This buildup can increase heat generated within, cutting
lifespans of your technology significantly. PCs, specifically gaming PCs can significantly suffer
from this heat problem. Heat generated from running resource-intensive games
can ruin your device quickly. A PC that does not receive regular maintenance
usually has a shorter life expectancy.
Mobile devices have a short lifespan because of physical damage. When it comes to
phones, the mindset always goes to replacing a damaged item instead of repairing.
It is an easier concept – why bother looking for a repair technician for a chance to fix your phone? The more
convenient way to solve this issue is to replace your phone entirely. Damage
does not even have to be that severe. Any aesthetic damage to a device, such as a scratch, crack, or broken piece, can mean
To prevent this, buying cases from third party makers can add protection to your device. This is not only
limited to phones. Items such as tablets, e-readers, and portable game consoles
all have silicone / plastic casings available for sale. All you have to do is
If you take care of your items, they take care of you in
return. They ensure that you do not spend your money needlessly for
replacements. All you need is a little TLC for your devices and they can last
years – perhaps decades even.