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If you're shelling out hard-earned cash on a laptop, then you want to make sure you get years of service out of it. Some wear and tear (both physical and digital) is inevitable along the way, but if you take good care of your machine you can keep it running smoothly for longer -- just like a well-maintained car or bicycle. Here are four tips and tweaks that will extend the life of any laptop.

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Emails and text messages go off half-cocked all the time, whether it's a sensitive work message on which you unintentionally copied the whole company in on, or — as in Peter Dutton's recent stuff-up — a ranty text message that went to the target of your ire rather than to a crony.


Lipstick looks sexy on lips, but kind of gross on glassware. "Not wearing lipstick" may seem like the obvious solution, but with all the holiday cocktail parties coming up, that's unlikely to happen. Luckily, there's a quick fix for this problem: give the glass a little lick.