Winter is coming, and the cold, icy weather can be brutal on more than just your head and hands — it’s not too good for your devices either. If you live in a cold region, then you’ve probably got hats and gloves for yourself (maybe even some pelts), but what about all that tech you spent your hard-earned money on?
Temperatures can play havoc with technology, from the blistering heat of summer to the freezing cold that many of us are about to experience. But don’t fret. The cold may be coming, but there are things you can do to guard that gear. Here are a few tips that will soon have you laughing in the face of winter.
How do you get people to do things they normally wouldn’t? Or even excel at things that are difficult? Simple. You turn it into a game.
Called gamification, the approach has existed for a while, long before there was even a term coined for it. You know how Mom used to tell the kids that the first one to finish their broccoli could pick the bedtime story? And that recent trip to Maui the spouse earned for selling the most in her territory? Yeah, those are sort of like analog-style, “proto”-gamification examples.