Get Your Gadgets Clean This Diwali
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Diwali in most households is also a time to get your house spick and clean. If you want to give your gadgets the same treatment this year and that too without causing any damage to them, here is a handy guide for you.

TV and Monitor Screen
Well these sure are a dirt magnet and getting them clean is no mean feet. Most people I know sometimes use Colin to clean their HDTVs but that may not be the best way to get all the dirt off your high-end television screen or monitor.

You should bear in mind that LCD screens are pretty delicate, and pressing hard on them can cause pixels to burn out. It is better to use a dry microfiber cloth to clean the same. Most high-end gadgets come with one these days but if not, then you can also use All Clean Wipes for the same purpose.

For difficult stains, you can use a 50-50 mix of water and white vinegar instead of pressing hard.

Mobiles and Tablets
Just like your television screen, you can also clean your smartphone/ tablet through a microfiber cloth. There are also various smartphone cleaners available in the market to aid you in the process. Our personal favourite is Antec 3x Cleaner spray. For all the tough stains, you can just spray the solution once and clean with the cloth that is provided with the kit.

Keyboards
Cleaning keyboards can be tricky and in some cases, even time consuming. However, if the keyboard is only mildly dirty, then you can blow some compressed air in between the keys to blow out the dust. Alternatively, you can also clean the dirty keys with a swab of rubbing alcohol to get rid of tough spots.

If your keyboard needs more cleaning than this, then you might want to check out how to geek's cleaning keyboard guide here .

Camera
Cleaning your camera can become a comprehensive task if you own a DSLR and we would recommend cleaning the body and the lenses separately.

Body : Cleaning your camera body is like cleaning almost any other gadget. Ideally you should use a slightly damp towel to do the hob. However, it is suggested that you should be cautious around openings.

Lenses : Now coming to the lenses, which are, needless to add, dirt magnets. And you need to keep them squeaky clean in order to get good pictures. Another thing to keep in mind with the lenses is that they are delicate and, not to forget, expensive. The best way to get these clean is by getting in a lens-cleaning kit that is available at every camera store and popular e-commerce sites. These are safe bets and get the work done effortlessly.
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