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What to do when you spill crumbs on your keyboard

Posted on: 03/12/2018| Source: http://www.zdnet.com

We've all been there - eating a delicious pastry, absorbed in work (or Facebook) and then you realize there are crumbs all over your keyboard. In fact, there may or may not be croissant crumbs on mine as I type this. Apple is working on ways to prevent these crumbs from jamming your keyboard. ZD Net said, "Apple suggests it could use gaskets or flaps that block the gaps around keys, as well as funnels, skirts, and bands to block dust and liquids, or even bellows that "blast contaminants" away from keys with pressurized gas." 

Apple introduced its butterfly mechanism keyboard in the 2015 12-inch MacBook to support a thinner design. While it made key travel more compact for typing, some users have had problems with stuck keys caused by dust or crumbs slipping under...[Read More]
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