Share technology, that new challenge that we help you overcome

If you do not have much idea about how to share technology, you may go crazy when shopping or going through online gift websites.

You know that the person you have to give something to for secret santa is a technology nerd, but you don’t know much more, and you are afraid of disappointing your friend or, directly, looking stupid with some gift that you thought was perfect, but your friend finds it the most old-fashioned and obsolete thing that exists in the technology market.

Then stop frowning and making that face. It is time for some useful tips to share technology.

  1. Get to know your recipient thoroughly

    This may be the key point to share technology. Think about what your recipient does every day, what your friend’s daily life is like, and then, immediately after, how you think technology could help him improve.

    For example, if the recipient of your gift is a sports freak and practices it whatever it takes, a good idea could be a smartwatch that counts calories and steps, a smartwatch that saves his life with its thousand features, or bluetooth headphones so that nothing is left hanging up in the gym.

  2. How much money can you spend?

    If you are going to share technology, first of all look into your piggy bank. Do you see the bottom? Well, then think about what you can buy with your budget.

    Buying technology when you’re on a budget is no easy task. There is always a model, a new and improved version of what you want, and it is a bit more expensive. That is why it is normal that we end up spending more than what we initially thought.

    The best thing you can do is, first of all, choose an exact budget and stick to it whatever it takes.

    Many people don’t have this problem, since their budget is limited and they can’t spend the money they don’t have. Don’t worry, just as there are more expensive versions of some technology, we can also find cheaper ones.

  3. Use buying guides

    To share technology, you don’t have to be afraid to ask your closest colleagues who know about this kind of business, but it is still kind of a situation if you don’t have any expert friend, so you can use the buying guides.

    If you are going to buy a product that you are not familiar with, check buying guides or reviews to find exactly what you are looking for.

  4. Check reviews and ratings

    Do not rely only on my list of tips, or the list from other media, companies or websites. Ask the people, the user who buys and knows the deal. Check out the comments of users who have already tried the product. It is the easiest way to find out how the product actually is or the small features it lacks, since no company will speak ill about their brand.

  5. Trusted brands better

    Better choose brands you have already had an experience with and which you can trust. The best known brands tend to fulfill their professionalism commitments and they are mostly there when you need them in the after sale process.

    If you have little online shopping experience or just none, we recommend you to take a look at the most popular stores, those that your friends always talk about. The chances are you won’t get scammed.

  6. Think about compatibility

    Not the compatibility with the guy you are going to share technology with, which I hope will be next. The other “compatibility”.

    Buying a product that does not support the ones you already have is one of the most outrageous ways to waste money.

    Avoid this, for example, by taking a preliminary look at the operating systems your recipient usually uses. That way, you will be more likely to get your present right.

  7. Say no to old devices

    Beware of old devices when sharing technology. The speed of technology evolution is unstoppable and fast, much faster than the ability of stores to sell.

    Stores usually have old stock and although it comes out cheaper of course, you have to know if the brand that created them continues to give technical support to these gadgets that are no longer part of the new line of products.

  8. Beware of the bargains

    Avoid amazing bargains. In fact, if the bargain is excessively incredible, do not waste your time getting excited and believing it. At least not right away.

    The best thing you can do is check the store where you are going to buy that bargain with a quick search through holy Google. You can also use price comparators to see exactly what happened with that product and why its price is such a bargain.

Once you got the handle of technological ins and outs, are you hungry for more? Would you like to go even further in the world of technology? What about spending a couple of minutes to know what computing system monitoring is and why it is also very important?

Monitoring systems are responsible for surpervising technology (hardware, networks and communications, operating systems or applications, for example) in order to analyze its performance, and to detect and alert about possible errors. And that leads us to Pandora FMS, that wonderful tool thanks to which this blog is possible.

Pandora FMS is a flexible monitoring system, capable of monitoring devices, infrastructures, applications, services and business processes.

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Finally, remember that if you have a small number of devices to monitor, you can use the OpenSource version of Pandora FMS. Find more information here.

Do not hesitate to send your questions. Pandora FMS team will be happy to assist you!