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keyboard

a computer input device consisting of rows of switches with key tops marked as letters or numbers. Manual pressure on a series or combination of the keys generates an electronic code representing words, data, commands, or other input.
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Since no one else at that time had learned touch typing, owners of alternative keyboards found it impossible to counter the claim that Remington's QWERTY keyboard arrangement was the most efficient.
It is going to feature a physical QWERTY keyboard along with a track pad and function keys.
Lambie is targeting developing countries, such as India and the Philippines, where people have not grown up with QWERTY keyboards in their homes, but are buying up smartphones that have been made in countries such as China on the cheap.
The traditional QWERTY keyboard, which was never meant to be placed on the screen (which is an output device, not a input device), is no longer suitable for information mediums that are becoming the norm throughout the world.
The smartphone is specially built to meet the needs of productive people thriving on speed and accuracy that can be found with a physical QWERTY keyboard.
Washington, Mar 8 ( ANI ): Words that use most letters on the right side of the QWERTY keyboard - most common modern-day keyboard layout - are associated with more positive emotions than words spelled with more letters on the left, a new study has suggested.
com)-- World leading smartphone application developer Intellectsoft, Ltd is proud to introduce the Crocodile Keyboards application, a new virtual QWERTY keyboard application for Android touch-screen devices.
Another highly-anticipated Samsung device and an LG device with a large touch screen and slide-out, ergonomically-designed QWERTY keyboard, will be in stores in October.
The QWERTY keyboard is designed for ten fingers not one stylus or finger.
sports a miniature QWERTY keyboard, and has a high resolution TFT active-matrix display.
The layout is essentially identical to the QWERTY keyboard, so you won't have to search for keys, and its software is compatible with other portable keyboards and handheld accessories.
The traditional QWERTY keyboard was never designed to be on-screen and severely interferes with the user experience by covering half of a tablet's screen and most of a smartphone's screen.