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ZoomBoard Lets You Type On A Smartwatch
2013-04-30 13:32:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Many analysts and consumers alike are bracing themselves for what they believe to be the 'next big thing' in Tech: smart watches. Existing models, such as the COOKOO and Pebble, work as a companion device with your smartphone. Rumored models from Apple, Google, Microsoft and Samsung are largely expected to work the same way. A device that´s as small as a watch presents its own specific set of problems, the most glaring being...

Logitech's Washable Keyboard Takes The Worry Out Of Spills
2012-08-23 05:12:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Logitech´s newest keyboard may at long last offer a solution to spills of drinks, snacks and other messes that inadvertently happen as we surf the Web. The white-keyed, spill-proof Logitech K310 is a washable keyboard designed to withstand the rigors of even the messiest of users. While not dishwasher safe, the $39 full-sized keyboard can be submerged in up to 11 inches of water, and can be hand washed with soap and water....

2012-08-20 19:13:28

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Synaptics recently showed off its ForcePad, the next-generation trackpad for use in laptops, notebooks and even as a peripheral for the desktop computer. The new hardware should be out some time next year, but don't expect to see it on the Mac any time soon. This technology caters to Windows for the time being. The ForcePad looks like a trackpad on a notebook, but it can take commands based on the force you apply with your fingers. It...

2012-08-02 21:49:42

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As Apple fights off the Android enemy in a San Jose court this week–though the trial doesn´t resume until tomorrow– it might be a good time to take a break from all the “he said, she said” schoolyard infighting that´s been making headlines this week and focus on the more lighthearted side of Apple news. After all, it´s been a while since we´ve cracked open the “Crazy Apple...

Microsoft Release New Hardware For Window 8 Devices
2012-07-30 14:03:24

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft needs Windows 8 operating system to work and work well with mobile devices becoming the norm and not the exception. A large part of that strategy is updating its hands-on hardware to complement its buzz-worthy mobile OS. With that, Microsoft has rolled out a lineup of keyboards and mice today that should give users some interesting options, writes Devindra Hardawar for VentureBeat. The four input devices, aimed squarely at...

Mobile Music Touch Musical Glove Helps People With Spinal Injuries
2012-07-18 09:05:35

[ Watch the Video ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People with paralyzing spinal cord injuries (SCI) now have access to a glove created by Georgia Tech researchers.  This glove may improve motor skills and feeling in their hands. The device is called Mobile Music Touch (MMT). The glove, which looks like a workout glove with a small box on the back, is used with a piano keyboard and vibrates a person´s fingers to point out which keys to play. While...

2012-06-30 23:01:58

New Colors and designs on the way, the Ion wireless air mouse will be available in several team sport colors. (PRWEB) June 30, 2012 The Ion Wireless Air Mouse , introduced by Bellco, that allows users to control the computer screen from anywhere in the room, is now customizable with the introduction of new colors and several sports team designs. The glove piece on the Ion air mouse will have new designs to fit the personal style of each user. Several colors or styles based on many favorite...

2012-06-28 23:00:10

It´s finally here - the first Android keyboard made for human hands. Henneberg Consult has released MaxiKeys - an app with a layout, that means, even the biggest fingers can find their way around a keyboard. (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 A number of keyboard apps for Android smartphones are already available. Like the standard Android keyboard these keyboards have small keys and layouts, which necessitate toggling between layouts to access numbers and special characters. The Danish company...

Latest Keyboard Reference Libraries

2010-10-26 18:36:07

QWERTY is a common modern-day keyboard layout. The design is based on Christopher Latham Sholes design for the Sholes and Glidden typewriter which he sold to Remington in the same year. The use and adoption of the QWERTY keyboard is one of the most important case studies in open standards because of the widespread collective adoption and use of the product, particularly in the United States. The first model used a piano-like keyboard with two rows of characters arranged alphabetically....

2010-09-10 14:54:21

A keyboard is an arrangement of buttons or keys that act as mechanical levers or electronic switches to input data into computers. Despite the development of alternative input devices, the keyboard is still the most commonly used and most versatile device used for direct input into computers. A keyboard typically has letters, numbers, and signs printed on the keys. Each press of a key normally corresponds to a single written symbol. However, producing some symbols requires pressing and...

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