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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/04-Jun-07

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Over-the-air HDTV -- A reader provides recommendations for receiving high-definition television programming using an antenna. (1 message)


Scroll Wheel Tips -- Adam's article on scroll wheel uses brings up a question of direction: should scrolling down advance video content (as it does by scrolling text content), or should it rewind the content? (6 messages)


Methods of geotagging photos -- Jeff's review of Geophoto brings up a recommendation for HoudahGeo, a similar utility for assigning geographical data to photos. (1 message)


Visions of the Sublime and the Inane -- Does Twitter emphasize the shallowness and meaninglessness of life, or is it indicative of the changing modes of communication among younger generations? Or both? (3 messages)


First FreeHand, now Canvas -- Adobe's acquisition of Macromedia spelled doom for FreeHand, but now another competitor is bowing out of the illustration market: Canvas for the Mac. (1 message)


Issues with international pricing -- If a developer offers a product in multiple countries (which have multiple currencies), what's the best approach for pricing? (14 messages)


Upgrading to iTunes Plus -- Readers share their experiences with the new iTunes Plus music, such as whether iTunes Plus tracks automatically appear in playlists where the original iTunes Store-bought tracks were assigned. (6 messages)


Latest Computer Comparison -- A Mac Plus versus a dual-core AMD PC running Windows XP - guess which machine wins most of the tests? (1 message)

 

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