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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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New iMac G5 impressions -- The new machines prompt talk about which components are included (and excluded), as well as hands-on reports from people at the Paris Apple Expo. (10 messages)

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VoIP options on the Mac -- Skype released a beta of its Voice over IP (VoIP) software for the Mac this week. How does it compare to Vonage and other Internet-based telephony services? (5 messages)

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BBEdit 8.0: More Muscular But Worthwhile -- Adam's review of BBEdit 8.0 in last week's issue encourages discussion of the heavy-duty text editor's new features, price, and which programs are also available that offer similar functionality. (11 messages)

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