Use These Tech Cleaning Tips to Combat COVID-19!
Everyone is looking for a way to combat COVID-19. Unfortunately, a lot of people are overlooking one of the dirtiest items they come in to contact with DAILY. That's right guys, your devices! A 2017 study revealed that your phone can be 10x dirtier than your toilet while your computer can be up to 400x dirtier than your toilet!
With all of the fear surrounding contamination, it's time to find ways to kill the germs on our own devices. Thankfully, Apple has provided some insight on how to properly disinfect all of your devices.
According to Apple, you can "[use] a 70 percent isopropyl alcohol wipe or Clorox Disinfecting Wipes" to wipe down the "hard, nonporous surfaces of your Apple product, such as the display, keyboard, or other exterior surfaces."
Here are a couple dos and don'ts to follow:
- DO turn off and unplug your devices before cleaning them
- DON'T use sprays, abrasives, or bleach
- DO use soft cloth
- DON'T get moisture in to any of the device's openings
Please make sure to check on your device's manufacturer website for ways to properly clean devices, displays, and accessories.