Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the best-selling Take Control ebooks.

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
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.

Visit Das Keyboard

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/23-Feb-04

Send Article to a Friend

Konfabulator -- Following Adam's review of Konfabulator, readers discuss the utility - is it truly useful, or just well-done eye candy that takes up too much screen space? (14 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2170>

Eudora and Web browsers -- Is it possible, when clicking a URL in Eudora, to open the link in whichever Web browser is currently running? AppleScript to the rescue! (5 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2171>

Digital signatures in TidBITS -- Should mailing lists use digital signatures to ensure that only messages from subscribers get through? (8 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2174>

 

Updated! PDFpen for iPad 1.7: Designed for iOS 7, faster, and
better-looking. Edit your PDFs anywhere. Sign contracts, make
changes, fill forms, and more. All while you’re on the move.
Syncs via iCloud and Dropbox. <http://smle.us/tbpdfpen-ipad>