Start the New Year Right: Keeping Your Devices Clean

Start the New Year Right: Keeping Your Devices Clean

Joel Pirela
Dec 21, 2010

Nothing harbors more bacteria than your cell phone, laptop, keyboard and mouse. That's why it is important to regularly clean your most used devices. These are some good alternatives to the typical alcohol swab, that not only will keep your device looking new, but also will keep the user with a clean bill of health.

The Violight UV Cell Phone Sanitizer consists of a cylinder you open and put your handheld device for UV sanitizing. Put the top back on, turn it on, and wait while the UV light kills strep, e.coli, salmonella, listeria, and the H1N1 virus among many other nasty bacteria. In total it takes 5 minutes to sanitize each device, and you can use it for your phone, MP3 player, earphones, or Bluetooth headset.

Anokimobi launches Ecoskin, the UK product company behind a number of eco-friendly and innovative phone accessories has just launched the iPhone 4 Ecoskin - a precision-made cover produced in the UK from recycled high grade plastic and impregnated with silver ions to reduce bacteria levels on mobile phones. The Ecoskin features the same Biomaster antibacterial protection technology used in hospitals after a recent Which Magazine report highlighted the potential for mobile phones to carry high levels of bugs.

The new Brasso Anti Static Gadgetcare Gel will eliminate oily fingerprints from the screen of your tablet or smartphone. Just a couple of drops are enough to make your device sparkling again.

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