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Useful Gadget Maintenance Guide For Every Techie

Gadgets are basically small handy compact pieces of equipment designed to make our lives simpler and easier. Thus, by their very nature they require extra care and maintenance, as they are advanced and miniaturized pieces of machinery. Sadly, while many people are mad about buying or using new gadgets, very few of them realise that buying gadgets is not the same as buying pieces of furniture.

So, when you buy a gadget, you need to commit yourself to taking good care of it, so that your gadget can be useful to you. Here are two rules you must adhere to when it comes to looking after your gadget.

Use your gadget the right way

Just like one machine cannot do all kinds of work, you cannot and should not expect your gadget to do different kinds of work as well. A classic example is of people trying to use their coffer machines to make tea, when the market is equally littered with automatic tea makers.

The logic behind this absurd notion is usually to make the most of the gadget you have and use it for as many different tasks and things as possible in an attempt to get the maximum value for your money. But this kind of use, or rather abuse, of your gadget can over time prove seriously counterproductive, with your coffee machine pouring you its last cup of tea just within a few months of use.

In such cases, you only have yourself to blame. Therefore, electrical experts always advise that you should use your gadget the way it is designed to be used and charge it or let it rest periodically to ensure it keeps giving you efficient and quick service when you really need it.

Seek help from experts

If you notice that your gadget has slowed down or is taking more time to perform, then resist the temptation of playing mechanic for a day and using your penknife to jack it open hoping to fix what is wrong. Instead, try calling in an expert for help. This is because there are high chances that an enthusiastic, but amateur, handyman can do more damage than that was there in the first place.

Therefore, it helps to take your gadget to any reputed electrical specialist who can then find out what and where the problem is, using some swanky gadgets of his own. One such installation and gadget tester is called the Megger MFT1710-BS Multifunction Tester. Professional electrical specialists simply swear by it, as it is known to have all possible features you need to test if the electrical systems in your gadget are working efficiently and safely.

The fact that the Megger MFT1710-BS is fast, easy to use and has great data recall, is dust and rust proof. The fact that it comes in its own handy carry case makes it the favourite among specialists in electrical testing.

Written By

Grace Beckett is an expert associated with Pass Ltd., specialists in electrical testing, test equipment and calibration. Visit to find out more about the Megger MFT1710-BS Multifunction Tester and Megger MFT1720 Multifunction Tester respectively.



  1. Jack Tyler

    November 22, 2012 at 10:33 am

    Hi Grace, I have iphone and it’s not functioning well. I’m afraid that it might be damage or something. =(

    • Cristian Stan

      November 23, 2012 at 10:55 am

      Hi, Jack! Have you considered reinstall the iOS? Or take it to a service for repairs? Good luck with your iphone!

  2. Julia Spencer

    November 22, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    I usually prefer reading some information before using any of the gadgets, or I usually ask for some help from experts

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  3. Sarah Park

    November 23, 2012 at 2:46 am

    Hi Grace,

    You are absolutely right especially with the first one. The best way to really take good care of a gadget is to use them as to how they are designed. It is also be wise enough to read the manual carefully before starting to use the gadget.

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