When Technology Breaks, Should You Replace Or Repair?
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Your devices won’t last forever. The typical lifespan of a desktop computer is 4.4 years. So what do you do when it breaks?

Especially in a business setting, repairing may save you some money 6 Tips to Save Money on PC Repairs 6 Tips to Save Money on PC Repairs You don’t have to pay for expensive technical assistance to repair your PC – 90 per cent of repairs are simple, and can be completed in a matter of minutes. Read More , but replacing is more likely a better use of your time. Should you replace or repair a broken laptop? As for most printers, it’s probably cheaper to replace than to repair — and possibly better for your productivity as well.

This handy infograph by Lexicon Technologies illustrates the overall savings to be had when making the right choice between repairing and replacing broken technology.

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When Technology Breaks, Should You Replace Or Repair? replace or repair

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  1. Rajat Bhatt Information
    September 23, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Where do you buy refurbished from ?

  2. Adrian
    September 23, 2014 at 10:26 am

    I try to purchase refurbished stuff now whenever I can and it's ususally less than 50% of the retail price. If it breaks, I just get another one.