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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/24-Nov-03

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Jeff's video cropping odyssey -- Jeff Porten follows up his article about EyeTV with this description of how he stores programs on video. (1 message)

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Faxing in Panther -- TidBITS Talk readers report their experiences using Panther's built-in fax software. (2 messages)

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Indie Digital Music -- As MP3.com goes dark (including the vaporization of its library), readers point out the quality music that existed amongst the sludge. (2 messages)

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Stopping spam at the server -- Charles Arthur's review of PostArmor sparks discussion about other sever-level spam-fighting tools. (8 messages)

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2003 Holiday Gift Ideas: Hardware -- It's time for gizmos, gadgets, and honkin' big Power Macs. What hardware gifts do you suggest? (1 message)

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2003 Holiday Gift Ideas: Software -- Hand your niece or nephew some source code... or, be traditional and get some pre-compiled software for the holidays. Which titles do you favor? (1 message)

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2003 Holiday Gift Ideas: Gamwa -- Whether you prefer to save the universe or puzzle through some good brain-benders, which game titles do you recommend? (1 message)

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2003 Holiday Gift Ideas: Computer Miscellaneous -- Have a gift idea that doesn't fit into an easy category? Suggest it here! (1 message)

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2003 Holiday Gift Ideas: For the Macintosh-minded -- Mac users do have other interests, you know. What would your favorite Apple enthusiast appreciate? (1 message)

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>