Don’t eat at your desk. Avoid keeping drinks near your keyboard to prevent spills. Wash your hands before you use peripherals. Keep disinfecting wipes or alcohol spray near your devices, and use it often. If you work in a particularly dusty or dirty environment, like a workshop or garage, consider investing in a keyboard cover. You can usually wash these with soap and warm water, making it much easier to keep your keyboard clean. … [Read more...] about How to Disinfect Your Mouse and Keyboard
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Wildfires fanned by high winds can create fire tornadoes, but wildfires can also create huge, towering plumes called pyrocumulus clouds (sometimes called "fire clouds"). An Oregon Air National Guard F-15C fighter jet snapped photos of some of these fire clouds on July 31, and NASA's Earth Observatory released the images today (Aug. 6). [See Photos of Some of the Weirdest Clouds] … [Read more...] about Fighter Jet Captures Towering ‘Fire Clouds’ Over California (Photos)
A variety of organizations are currently racing to produce a working Hyperloop, which is expected to achieve speeds of 760mph, no matter which technology is used. HTT recently signed a deal to build a 5-mile, $100 million test track in California. The company is unique in that it relies on a great deal of volunteer time from engineers and others from NASA, Boeing, Tesla, and SpaceX. … [Read more...] about Hyperloop company “exclusively licensed” passive magnetic levitation system
Shelter in placeOn March 16, six counties in the San Francisco Bay Area ordered residents to "shelter in place," a directive aimed at keeping people in their homes for three weeks, with the order widened to the whole state a few days later. It's now being implemented around the world. All nonessential businesses are shuttered, and with the exception of shopping for items like groceries and pharmaceuticals, picking up food and taking walks while maintaining a distance of six feet from others, locals are expected to stay inside. It's a fairly strict measure aimed at curbing community spread. … [Read more...] about Homemade masks, PPE, home testing kit and every other coronavirus term to know
These days, I am not driving anywhere other than my local Costco and supermarket, or I'm picking up some take out food close to home, for obvious reasons. But, when life eventually returns to normal, if I continue to use the P40 Pro as my daily Android driver, I'll need to replace Google Maps with a different navigation and mapping solution. There's a bunch of good ones out there that are not dependent on Google Mobile Services, such as Waze, Sygic, Tomtom, and the very excellent HERE WeGo, which is a company that was spun off from the Microsoft-Nokia asset divestiture. Naturally, some of these are paid apps, while others are "freemium," meaning not all the features are free; they require in-app purchases to enable them fully. … [Read more...] about Huawei P40 Pro: Android phone without Google? No problem!