Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Mar 2013 16:49 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "The Minuum keyboard, through its simplicity, improves your touchscreen typing. Existing keyboards leave you barely enough screen to interact with your apps, and you can't enjoy typing on them. Minuum eliminates the visual clutter of archaic mobile keyboards by adapting the keyboard to a single dimension." You have to watch the video. This is yet another example of a strength of more open platforms - like Android - that often gets overlooked: the ability to experiment with core aspects of the operating system. Whenever someone says there are no Android-exclusive applications, they conveniently overlook things like this. No other platform has stuff like this, and I certainly miss this experimentation on my 8X.
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Oooh, yay...
by UltraZelda64 on Mon 18th Mar 2013 20:52 UTC
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2006-12-05

Minuum improves mobile typing by:
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Respecting your familiarity with the QWERTY keyboard so you don’t have to re-learn the keyboard layout


So, just yet another software "keyboard" that refuses to let go of that creaky old piece of shit layout and claims to be something new. You're better off just using MessagEase... it's here, right now; it's free, and it doesn't bother clinging to a centuries-old, antique, beyond-outdated primitive typewriter layout.

And meanwhile check out the Dvorak and Colemak layouts if you're still on that ancient atrocity and would like to have a more comfortable typing experience with real, physical keyboards.

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