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Disinfect Your Keyboard

Keyboards, particularly those shared by multiple people, harbor huge quantities of bacteria. If you want to reduce the chances of picking up your co-worker's cold, you can disinfect your keyboard with disinfecting wipes. To avoid damage to the keyboard, be sure to:

  • Unplug the keyboard before disinfecting it.
  • Squeeze out any excess liquids from the cloth to avoid liquid dripping into the keyboard.
  • Don't let any liquid from the wipe sit for long periods of time on the keyboard.
  • Don't scrub the keyboard, just lightly wipe down. Rubbing too hard leaves behind more lint.
  • Avoid cleansing cloths that contain bleach.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 12-Oct-09

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iPhone recording app -- A reader solicits suggestions for voice recording applications that record files his secretary can easily open and transcribe. (9 message)


FTP issues with Snow Leopard -- Is anyone else running into problems setting up an FTP server under Snow Leopard? (3 messages)


Continual aggravations with Snow Leopard -- Could Snow Leopard problems stem from a bad hard disk? Readers compare notes. (3 messages)


iZard -- Who needs an expensive iPhone holder when you can make one from paper or appropriate a toy lizard? (6 messages)


Retrospect Alternative? Readers looking for folder synchronization find Retrospect overwhelming. Other options are offered. (16 messages)


AT&T International Roaming Charges -- If you're traveling with an iPhone and haven't reviewed the roaming charges for voice and data on your plan, be sure to read this thread. (13 messages)


Locating Software -- Apple has discontinued its little-known Macintosh Products Guide. Is the Apple Downloads page an acceptable substitute? (3 messages)


iPhone Failure -- When a reader's iPhone dies during travel, a hard reset might be the key to resuscitating it. (4 messages)

 

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