For many, the gadgets they own, their mobile phones, tablets, and the works, are their prized possessions. So much, that even the slightest technical glitch in them can lead to pangs of grief and anxiety.
With the monsoons on in full swing, it is more likely that gadgets will suffer damage, sometimes irreversible, if not cared for. So, like the old saying goes, prevention is better than cure. One must take measures to safeguard it the right way.
While she had to bid adieu to her favourite device, you need not, if you make sure to carry out these simple safety measures. Nerul-based tech expert
Carrying laptops and tablets in a good waterproof bag is also a safe option. "I make it a point to get my laptop checked at least twice during rains," said
"During heavy, thunderous showers, computers or other devices can suffer circuit a meltdown and drastic surge in voltage can damage devices," adds Natrajan. "Even if you have a UPS or a stabilizer for refrigerators, it would be risk-free to unplug the devices in rains," he adds.
Photography enthusiasts can use the inexpensive ways of protecting their cameras. "There are many covers available in the market for different types of cameras. You can create a makeshift cover using a plastic sheet and poking holes for the lens area," said
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