FIVE TECH DONTs IN 2017 A no no for us all

The season of new year resolutions are in with the planning and the mental psyche and all but we always forget the tech aspect of our lives with is practically inseparable from us. But hey! It’s never too late to add these to your list “tech-wise” resolutions if you don’t want to be visiting my blogs often for fixing sessions (*winks) These are everyday things we do with our devices and we are unconsciously unaware of them. Let’s just say we are signing up the death sentence of our gadgets in the subtlest of ways. Wicked right? With that, let’s get right to it.

1. USING YOUR LAPTOP ON YOUR BED!

no no no!!

I have had squabbles with my sister over this, time and time, and it gets frustrating.

Materials used for the bed and bedspread materials are quite good retainers and conductors of heat that is why they keep you warm at night. Using the laptop on them mean air vents, emitting heat from the laptop, meant to cool your gadget would would transfer the heat onto the bedspread materials and mattress and this would mean a cyclic revolution of the heat right to the base of your precious gadget. Continuous heat wave could be adverse to your PCs components especially the internal hard disk and your battery pack. A techlleujah to the invention of cooler stands and a pile of books for my budget wise ninjas who still want the bed experience. These leave the vent areas exposed for better aeration hence a better laptop. But I’d say no bed if you love your i3+ (Sorry Mr. and Mrs. Low processor, hahaha).

2. Not Cleaning that darn PC!

How do you have a spark of creativity with a dirty PC! Please No, that’s just a major tech-crime and unfair to your device. All you need good quality bristle brush and and some pc screen recommended wipes and a few screwdrivers if you’re ready to tinker away. But on a safer side for you and your warranty, I recommend a good tech repairs person to help clean up the dusts and clogs of life from your PCs.Do this and you would be googling how to fix a crashed hard drive. *wide Grin.

It’s never too late to add these to your list “tech-wise” resolutions if you don’t want to be visiting my blogs often for fixing sessions.

3. SHOWCASING YOUR BUSINESS ON PUBLIC DEVICES.

From your bestie’s devices right to the school library or office devices, just know that we don’t want to know what you’re up to with your surfing life unless its Twitter or Facebook or anything that requires a post of your life. I have the habit of looking through the history of public devices and its sad how people expose themselves to all sorts of hacks and phishing. I’d recommend that you always browse incognito which is a great privacy feature in most recent browsers. It clears all your history and passwords and anything sensitive you don’t want us seeing. I highly recommend it for for monetary transactions online and pages requiring passwords upon close but just so you know Enterprise devices still have an access to your browsing activity so if you’re thing of having your NSFW business all over that work PC? Think twice.

4. EAVESDROPPING ON THAT CHAT

I know! It can be very adventurous and tempting at times especially when you have super eagle eye range and the phone owner is smiling throughout that WhatsApp chat. But I know you wouldn’t enjoy same with I had my eyes wide open into your chat. So not cool tech ninja…Let’s just say no this year and keep that techtiquette on top standard.

Be careful of where you install your apps from and always ensure that the apps have verified developers by the appstore’s vendors.

5. INSTALLING EVERYTHING FROM THAT APP STORE

App logos and designs can be real catchy but it doesn’t mean you might need it and your Device would be able to run well with it. Well thank Goodness our is the only unlimited storage so far (All things being equal, Hehehe) Only heaven know what you’d have on that poor phone. Save yourself of the clutter and curate the apps you need and have those installed. Also seek candid opinions from other similar app users and their experiences before you do that installation. A helpful place for that would be the appstore’s review forum and feedback scores from users of the app (Even though it might not always be the case). Be careful of where you install your apps from and always ensure that the apps have verified developers by the appstore’s vendors.

This year promises a season of great updates coupled with fresh and crisp tech all over the world so get your techdars on and have a happy new year!

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Nana Kwaku Normah Awuah
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