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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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Multi-platform Backup Solution -- A reader looking for software that will back up an environment of mixed operating systems finds that the options aren't simple. The TidBITS Talk community rallies, suggesting alternatives. (11 messages)

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Wearable GPS devices -- Do you have a tendency to get lost when you go running? Or maybe you just like to know how far you've gone on each run. Either way, this thread offers suggestions for small GPS devices. (4 messages)

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Statistics software for the Mac -- A continuation of an earlier thread reveals more solutions for good statistical analysis software. (38 messages)

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A TV Watching Monster-- Following Adam's article about the iTV Link cable for connecting a computer to one's television, a reader recommends a similar product. (2 messages)

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