As we all rely more on technology to do our bidding when it comes to finances, bill payments and other everyday activities, disaster could be looming if one of these devices, such as a phone, were to break or malfunction and an inopportune time.
Not every device you own may serve a super important function such as home security, but the cost of electronics and what it costs to repair them can be staggering. Digital camera, laptop or cell phone repair can cost hundreds to thousands of dollars. A common cause of permanent electronic device failure is overheating, which can seriously damage or even destroy a device.
Improper airflow is one of the main causes of overheating. Most people don’t usually think whether or not their phone case is restricting airflow to and from their phone, or if their laptop is positioned properly on their desk.
You can also familiarize yourself with the device’s user manual. Most manufacturers have digital copies available on their websites if you do not own a physical copy. The manual should give you advice on how to correctly operate and store your device.
For more information on electronic device overheating and how to prevent it, please see the accompanying guide.
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