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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...

2008-07-10 12:00:45

By Jason Turbow First came the theremin. In 1919, Leon Theremin, an electronics wizard who had migrated from the Soviet Union, created one of the simplest musical instruments in existence, all of two metal rods protruding from a base. It didn't have to be touched to elicit positively ethereal sounds: spaceship noises invented before anyone knew what a spaceship was. Those peculiar noises - a cross between human voices and violins - are created by the musician's hands disturbing the...


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jument
  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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