May 16, 2011
Even people who aren't clumsy drop small electronic devices,
like digital cameras and MP3 players. They're small, and may be slippery.
When vacationing, it's common to have many shopping bags hanging from your
arms, while attempting to take a picture. It's important to capture the
memory. But, it's also important to make sure you don't drop the camera. By
attaching your electronics to a lanyard, you're no longer in danger of
dropping it, no matter how many more shopping bags you plan to add on.
Not only do they protect your electronic
devices from damage, lanyards are also a great way to deter theft. It would
be much harder to steel something from around your neck.
Often an electronics manufacturer will
offer a lanyard that is specifically made for your device. They are usually
not sold at retail stores, but can be found online. You can make your own or
possibly use one meant for something else. It's worth the price and effort
to know that your electronic devices will be safe.
Lanyards are extremely useful for
electronics of all kinds, including USB Flash drives and cell phones. There
is even an entire line of lanyards just for holding E-cigarettes and