How to Get More from Technology

I have had my laptop for years, mostly due to the fact that l??t??s ?r? b???m?ng m?r? ???ul?r th?s? d??s, m?r? ?ff?rd?bl? ?nd th? ??rf??t th?ng t? t?k? ?lm?st ?v?r?wh?r? w?th ??u. ?ut d? ??u kn?w th? st??s t? k????ng ??ur l??t?? runn?ng ?n ??t?m?l f?rm? ?f w? d? n?t t?k? ??r? ?f ?ur ?l??tr?n??s, th?? w?ll s??n w??r ?ut ?nd n??d t? b? r??l???d. ?h? f?ll?w?ng ?rt??l? w?ll sh?r? s?m? h?m? ??m?ut?ng t??s w?th ??u f?r g?tt?ng m?r? fr?m ??ur t??hn?l?g?.

1. D?n’t k??? ??ur l??t?? b?tt?r? ?lugg?d ?n ?ll ?f th? t?m? wh?n ?n us?. Wh?l? m?n? ????l? m?? f??l th?t ?t ?s b?n?f????l t? th? ??m?ut?r t? k??? ??w?r runn?ng fr?m th? w?ll ?nst??d ?f th? b?tt?r? m?k?ng th? ??m?ut?r run, th?s ?s n?t n???ss?r?l? th? ??s?. ?f ??u k??? ??ur l??t?? ?r n?tb??k ?lugg?d ?nt? ? ??w?r s?ur?? f?r l?ng ??r??ds ?f t?m?, ?t w?ll str??n th? b?tt?r? ?nd m?k? ?t ?n????bl? ?f h?ld?ng ?r k????ng ? ?h?rg? f?r v?r? l?ng. ?h?s m??ns th?t ?f ??ur ??m?ut?r ?n?? us?d t? b? ?bl? t? run f?r 8 h?urs w?th?ut n??d?ng ? ?h?rg?, b? k????ng ?t ?lugg?d ?n ??nst?ntl? ?ft?r th? t?m? ?s n??d?d f?r ? full b?tt?r?, ??u ??uld f?nd ??ur l??t?? un?bl? t? run w?th?ut b??ng ?lugg?d ?n du? t? ? b?tt?r? th?t ?s n? l?ng?r ?bl? t? k??? ? ?h?rg? ?n ?ts ?wn.

2. D? ??u h?v? ? m?m?r? st??k th?t ??u r?gul?rl? ?lug ?nt? ??ur ??m?ut?r v?? U??? D?d ??u kn?w th?t ??u ??n ru?n n?t ?nl? ??ur m?m?r? st??k but ?ls? th? ??rts ?n ??ur ??m?ut?r ?f ??u d? n?t ?r???rl? r?m?v? ??ur st??k ?n?? f?n?sh?d us?ng ?t ?n ??ur ??m?ut?r? ?n th? b?tt?m r?ght h?nd s?d? ?f ??ur ??m?ut?rs t?sk b?r ?r? s?m? ???ns. ?f ??u s?r?ll ?v?r th?m, ??u w?ll s?? ?n? th?t s??s “s?f?l? r?m?v? h?rdw?r?” ??u n??d t? ?l??k ?n th?t ?n ?rd?r t? d???t?v?t? th? ??mm?nds f?r th? U?? ??rt ?nd r?l??s? th? d?v??? s?f?l? w?th?ut r?sk?ng bl?w?ng th? ??r?u?ts ?nd th? ??m?ut?r’s ?b?l?t? t? r??d th? U?? ??rt.

?h?s? tw? t??s m?? ???l? t? s?m? ?f ??ur ?th?r t??hn?l?g? su?h ?s ??ur ??ll ?h?n? b?tt?r? ?r ???d. Y?u must ?lw??s t?k? m??sur?s t? ?r?t??t ??ur d?v???s t? k??? th?m ?n t?? w?rk?ng ?rd?r f?r ?s l?ng ?s ??ss?bl?. W? ?ll kn?w h?w mu?h ??s??r ?s???ts ?f ?ur l?v?s h?v? b???m? du? t? th?s? ?t?ms. D? ??u r??ll? w?nt t? ?nd u? w?th?ut th?m ?n?? ?g??n b? n?t t?k?ng th? l?ttl? st??s th?t ?r? n??d?d t? k??? th?m w?rk?ng th??r ult?m?t? b?st?