How do I protect my eyes when using my computer?

How do I protect my eyes when using my computer?

By Jeandre de Beer

eyes

 

When using our computers for an extended period of time – our eyes can become sensitive and irritated.

 

 

 

What can you do to minimize these negative effects?

 

1. Clean your monitor on a regular basis.

Monitors can become dirty from dust and finger prints. Make sure the monitor is clean to reduce strain on your eyes – especially when reading text.

 

2. What is the ideal distance between your monitor and your eyes?

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Should I remove my laptop battery when plugged in to lengthen its life span?

Should I remove my laptop battery when plugged in to lengthen its life span?

By Jeandre de Beer

batteryMany users have their laptops plugged into the power outlet when working at the office.

Can you improve your battery life if you remove the battery when you are connected to the power outlet?

 

 

It’s one of those questions that have no right or wrong answer. For every answer out there, there are arguments for and against it.

I remove my laptop’s battery when I am connected to the power outlet and I only insert it when I am travelling.

It’s always better for batteries to discharge to about 20% before recharging them.

 

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