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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:

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Time Magazine Finds No Reason for Israel's iPad Ban

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Time Magazine finds no credible reason for the blockage of iPads into Israel, but notes that the sole authorized Apple importer, iDigital, is owned by the son of Israel's president. Time talked to wireless experts, the ministry of communications, and others, and the explanations are quite thin. The ministry appears to be relying on the word of iDigital, rather than, say, testing or calling up Apple, on whether the iPad meets the European standards that Israel follows.Generic Globefollow link

 

Comments about Time Magazine Finds No Reason for Israel's iPad Ban

Mel Buckpitt  2010-04-21 21:15
I guessed that there was a 'back-story' else every wi-fi laptop or cellphone carried by US visitors would also be blocked.
robtrew  2010-04-26 00:45
The ban has now been lifted.
See, for example,
http://bit.ly/c5idxt