#231: Duststubs

Every laptop you can buy nowadays is so pocked with ports and connectors and plugholes that they look like Swiss cheese.

It might seem mundane, but these tend to get clogged with dust, fluff and other extraneous crud. This certainly has a bad effect on the longevity of the machine and, worst of all, any contamination between contacts and you start to lose connectivity.

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Today’s invention is simply a selection of rubberised ‘earplugs’ of various standard sizes and configurations which can be used to blank off these holes. Each would be backed with a plastic tab (in a variety of popular colours) for easy removal.

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