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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RE[4]: Oooh, yay...
by UltraZelda64 on Mon 18th Mar 2013 23:40 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Oooh, yay..."
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A bhut jolokia is hotter than a banana pepper. I know, because I tried them both. Is that purely anecdotal? If you answer yes, then how about you look it up and read all the scientific stats and findings that back it up, or better yet, try them both yourself?

Similarly with Dvorak, all the information is out there--you just have to look it up. I did, and it is quite fascinating. If you want a site with a more scientific background and analysis of the various keyboard layouts, look up CarpalX.

Martin Krzywinski, the guy behind CarpalX, is a scientist who specializes in bioinformatics and has written a program to assist in making keyboard layouts and testing the efficiency of existing layouts. So I think It's safe to say that this guy takes things seriously and looks at things from as scientific a standpoint as you could possibly get.

Edited 2013-03-18 23:46 UTC

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