There is no denying how much we rely on mobile devices such as the iPad. Sales people around the country who spend their days delivering presentations no longer have to carry a heavy laptop and managers can review reports and statistics on the move. In addition to this mobile devices are perfect for roaming the internet, game play and checking up on emails. The uses are almost infinite.
As the iPad and other mobile devices continue to mould our day to day living and working it is becoming more apparent that we need to take care of these devices.
Detailed below are seven tips for caring for your IPad including shopping for iPad cases, looking after the retina and getting the best from your battery:
LOOK AFTER THE RETINA
Drop flashy iPad and your iPad could soon be useless. The display and screen are very delicate and if dropped from height it goes without saying these glass screens will crack or worse.
If you are worried about scratches or dropping your device go shopping for iPad cases, they will provide adequate cushioning.
WATCH YOUR BATTERY LIFE
The battery in the iPad contains lithium which means they are rechargeable. However over time you may start to notice the device does not hold its charge for as long as it used to. To extend the life of your battery turn off Wi-Fi when you are not using it and at least once a month run a complete battery cycle.
In other words charge your battery to 100%, let the battery die and charge again to 100%.
WATCH OUT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
If you did not know, electronical items can be extremely sensitive to its environment. Prolonged use in extreme temperatures (higher than 95 degrees or lower than 32 degrees) could potentially damage the internal circuit board.
Water can also cause a problem. Try and not get your device wet but if you do, don’t under any circumstances attempt to dry it off with a hairdryer. Case Happy iPad cases could provide some protection against water, so if you don’t have a case, invest in one.
A CRASH HELMET FOR YOUR IPAD
We were helmets when riding a bike, the same should be done to protect your iPad. Invest in a protective casing to protect against any accidental falls or general wear and tear.
Sometimes we can be a bit too ‘app happy’ and download every application that takes our interest. This can slow the device down so do take the time to review the apps and delete those ones you don’t use anymore. Transfer any pictures or videos onto your laptop. A periodic review can improve the overall performance of your iPad.
PROTECT YOUR CONTENT
It is important to add passwords to your iPad to protect unauthorised use. If children use the iPad to play games, apps or browse the internet consider taking advantage of the parental controls.
The tips provided will ensure your iPad is protected at all times.