To be an educated traveler would be to become a tech-savvy traveler. From utilizing GPS to navigate unfamiliar land to scouring apps to your finest local restaurants to shooting photographs on multiple devices to record your travels, technology is important in virtually every part of travel. Read a few of our best tips about the best way best to package, protect and repair your technician, then browse the picture galleries to find all 40. They will come in handy, trust me.
Consider your packing plan so that you’ll know where everything is when you require it.
Purchase a high quality bag so that everything has its own place. We suggest Peak Design’s Everyday Messenger bag and its many pockets.
Toiletries and technology do not mix, so use a bag such as this Travel Flex bag to keep your liquid contained and avoid any possibility your shampoo could spill all over your new camera lens.
A great way to ensure everything has a location, use packing cubes. Tortuga has some fantastic alternatives. If you are on a budget, then consider recycling those thick vinyl bags used to keep linens instead.
A busted screen or lost telephone is bothersome in and of itself, but imagine coping with this while in an unknown location. Not enjoyable at all.
Use a display protector for your smartphone. Everybody knows the feeling that you encounter at the .05 seconds later having your phone fall and picking it up to see whether the so needed gatchet is destroyed. Using a display protector, you might observe cracks once you flip over the phone, but it’ll probably just be the display protector rather than the display.
Purchase insurance. AppleCare for iPhones and SquareTrade for Android mobiles can be perfect for covering damage brought on by dropping a mobile or spilling liquid on it.
Protect devices from extreme temperatures. To prevent sun damage, try using a light-colored case and keep your devices away from direct sunlight. Temperatures below 32F degrees may also have adverse consequences on devices like causing the battery to drain or perish. Limit using a phone in very cold temperatures, and also keep it in a pocket when not in use.
Should a technical tragedy strike, below are a few on-the-go hints for repairing your phone.
Should your phone encounter water damage, power off the phone and for two days place it into a sealed bag of rice.
In case of a cracked phone display, put a screen protector or even transparent packing tape to cover minor cracks. If the screen is completely shattered, then set the device in a plastic bag until you are able to get it repaired. Replacing a smartphone screen will cost about $100 at most repair shops.
To deal with an overheated mobile, switch off any apps which are running in the background or just turn it completely off. Take off any protective case and put your cell phone in a cool (but not cold) place may also be helpful.