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How To Clean Your iPhone Screen

Posted by on May 9, 2015

How To Clean The Screen Of Your iPhone

The touch screens of iPod and iPhone are prepared using oleophobic coating, which tends to repel oil. In order to sustain the smooth working of these screens, careful handling is very important. The article intents to help you by providing some useful methods that will not merely help you with the cleaning of such screens, but averting damage in the long run as well:

Method 1: Cleaning The Device

To start with the cleaning process, it is always important to ensure that the iPod or iPhone touch is unplugged and shut down. In other case, the chances of lasting damage to the screen increased.

A small microfiber cloth normally accompanies with the device. This special cloth tends to be lint-free and soft. Interestingly, this specially designed fabric does not put scratches on the touch screen.  Thus, gently use the cloth in circular motions, in order to remove all the stains and fingerprints. Avoid exerting pressure on the screen while cleaning it, as this can result in losing some portion of the oleophobic coating.

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In case there are some stains on your screen that have failed to remove with the microfiber cloth alone, for example, some grime or dried soda, then you can wet a small portion of it using clean water. Gently rub the stain with the dampened part. Avoid excess water on your screen, as this can permanently damage the screen.Thus, slight wetting of the cloth is finefor cleaning purposes. Do not wipe the ports with the wet part, as moisture can harm your device if it manages to reach into such areas.

You need to ensure that there is no moisture left on the screen.

Method 2: Avoiding Damaging Cleaning Approaches

It is strictly advised to avoid using any type of chemicals such as antibacterial or window cleaner. Remember, these are powerful enough to remove the protective layer encompassing the screen, affecting the life of the device. Nothing except water should be used for the cleaning purpose. Besides, also avoid using cleaners intended for LCD screens. Natural substances for example lemon juice and vinegar also tends to be abrasive enough, thus, avoid!

As mentioned earlier, water should be used in small amounts, and by no means, it should be dripped or poured on your screen.

Thoroughly go through the user manual, in case you or someone has accidentally dropped water on your screen. The booklet will help you with the steps to fix the concern.

Using a tissue, napkin, paper towel or even a towel can put scratches on your iPod or iPhone Touch. Thus, as mentioned earlier, always choose the lint-free fabric that has come along with your device. In case you have misplaced the cloth and need to clean your screen, then you can use the fabric intended for the cleaning of glasses and lenses. You can then purchase a fresh new lint-free fabric from the computer store.

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How to Harness Technology to Improve your Small Business

Posted by on Feb 14, 2015

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In a fast paced and rapidly changing world around us, an entrepreneur must keep up or face the loses. This statement is especially true and observable in the sector of IT and technology, where utilizing and upgrading can bring you big profits. New businesses and well established alike must use the new possibilities and technologies in order to stay competitive on the market and up their game, because, if you don’t do it – someone else will. They will be faster, cheaper and better than you. So, what can you do to use some of the magic?

Apps
Small-business-appsUsing smart phones and tablets not only for improved communication but for business organization and file sharing is a growing trend. And the reason for it is pretty obvious. There is no need to explain how out of the office worker benefits the company by sending an e-mail with necessary files attached or using a file-sharing app to share his or hers work progress with the rest of the team. Cutting down time and resources is everything and it can give you a winning edge.

Analytics
With new apps like Google Analytics, your business can come to life, quite graphically, right in front of your eyes. Data presentation of everything that is going on with your enterprise can show you where to change things and what you are doing well. Simple app can show you where you internet traffic is concentrated, what to improve and how one action affects other ones.

Cloud
Cloud-Solutions-for-Small-BusinessesSharing your company’s data on cloud means that everything is available to your employees for a small charge or even free. Accessibility makes business process faster, more reliable and people work better in an environment where data is exchanged instantly. This speed and upgrade in communication will save you time and resources, make you cheaper and more competitive on the market.

Security
Industrial espionage is not a matter of joke or fantasy, it’s a real thing, and stuff like that happens. even if there isn’t anyone interested in stealing your data – there is always a chance that you or someone in your firm will lose a phone full of sensitive company data. Securing it using data encryption apps can save you a lot of time and money, so make sure to be aware of this aspect of business. Smart phone lose and theft a big reason to be careful, since they are one of the top reasons for businesses to go under. These apps are usually cheap, and even if you pay a lot, they will pay off, since security is a big business factor.

Web Conferencing
Meetings with your employees or clients can be hard, especially if they are, say, on a different continent? Why, wouldn’t you like to cut down on your expenses by turning on your laptop and simply talking to them via internet? Conference sharing apps are usually free and do not require any additional hardware, you just need a camera, a microphone and internet connection. They can join multiple users, and create virtual meetings for a dozen of people without any of them walking an inch.

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