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How to Protect Your Tech

Nowadays, it is hard to imagine life without mobile technology. But, just a couple of decades ago, people did not have access to even half of the gadgets that are now essential for modern life. In just a short time, people have become dependent on their tech and the convenience it brings to their lives. It is now impossible to imagine having phones only used for calling people. Research shows that as of 2021, there are 4.32 billion unique mobile internet users worldwide. In addition, the study states that people spend 57.4% of their time using mobile internet. This shows how dependent the population is on mobile tech and how important it is to protect your tech from potential threats. Here is how you can protect your tech and keep your mobile devices running at their best:

Schedule Repairs

Unfortunately, accidents can happen no matter how hard you try to handle your devices with care. Dropping your phone or tablet can happen so quickly that it is impossible to stop. But picking up your phone or tablet and discovering the screen has smashed is a horrible feeling. Issues such as a smashed screen can easily allow water to enter through the cracks in the screen. Arranging an iPhone repair and getting your device fixed as soon as possible is essential. Having your device repaired immediately will help prevent further problems from occurring that could cause even more damage to your phone. So getting the repair completed is the best way to get your device back in proper working order.

Get insured

Do you have lots of expensive tech at home? Do you take mobile devices out with you, such as a smartwatch, air pods, and your cell phone? If so, it is a good idea to ensure that you have the correct level of insurance coverage. While it is not nice to think about it, your tech could be stolen from either yourself or your home while you are out and about. This makes it crucial to arrange insurance cover to protect your technology and provide you with peace of mind. Discovering your phone or tablet has been stolen and someone else may be able to access everything stored on your device is a sickening feeling. But discovering you need to part with your hard-earned cash because your insurance won’t pay out is even worse. 

Keep Up With Updates

How often has your device notified you it needs to update, but you have ignored it as you are busy? While you can continue to use your phone while you carry on ignoring updates, it is not a good idea to do this regularly. Updates are crucial as they enable your device’s operating system to install the latest version. But, as well as ensuring you are using the newest version of Android or iOS, these updates also perform crucial security patches to protect your phone. So, installing these updates is vital for the protection of your devices.


Edel Alon
Edel Alon
Edel-Ryan Alon is a starving musician, failed artist, connoisseur of fine foods, aspiring entrepreneur, husband, father of two, geek by day, cook by night, and an all around great guy.


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