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IN Science & Technology ON 09 Jun, 2015
We live in the world where Laptop is our soulmate, and most of our daily activities are carried out in their presence.
Be it the morning coffee or evening tea, it is all incomplete without our eyes following the laptop screen. Heck! Sometimes, our laptops make the first sip of the morning coffee.
Here we've got ten excellent laptop hacks for you to keep your laptop run longer and better.
Immediately turn off the AC adapter and remove the battery. Also remove any peripheral devices such as mouse, connected to the system. Turn the laptop upside down and wipe the spilled liquid from the laptop's body.
Take apart the case of laptop and clean non-water stains using a clean cloth. Make sure you're insulated to static discharge. If it were just a few drops of water, let your laptop dry for a couple of hours. Check whether it's working properly after that. If not, take it to Customer care.
It's the cheapest and easiest way to remove dirt between keys of the keyboard.
PYI follows the 20-20-20 rule. It is based on the idea of taking break from your laptop every 20 minutes to let your eyes relax. In every gap of 20 minutes, look at some other object, situated at 20 feet from you for 20 seconds.
On clicking 'Start PYI' on the website, the screen is prompted with a message to take a 20 seconds break in every 20 minutes.
Don't throw away the crates. Mount your laptop on them while watching a movie on it. They provide proper ventilation to the laptop and are pretty much helpful in case of overheating.
Reduce unnecessary confusion between wires of devices by attaching bread clips to each of the wires attached to your laptop.
Using binder clips protects cables from damage and keep them ready-to-use.
It manages the display parameters of the laptop screen according to the laptop surroundings as well as Sun's position in the sky.
After entering the geographical co-ordinates of your location, f.lux manages the display settings according to Sun's position in the location and the local weather.
Keep the laptop in Sun. The ants might leave the device due to heat, but it generally takes time. Keeping sugar cubes near the laptop is also another option. DON'T USE BUG SPRAY. Best method would be to use a blow dryer. You can also try using laptop on low battery, as laptop emits excess heat when the battery is low. That may drive out the ants. If none of the above ideas work, visit Customer Care.