03/20/2013 02:30 pm ET

5 Ways To Kid-Proof And Protect Your Tech Gear

We know you're not the only ones whose kids would rather get their little hands on your iPad than play with one of the tons of toy options at their disposal. And while we're (sometimes) happy to share, cell phones, computers, cameras, and other high-tech devices are serious investments that we'd like to hold onto for more than a few months. Follow these five steps to keep your tech gadgets and gear in tip-top shape.

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