ASETNIOP, the next step of Dvorak keyboards?

The first Dvorak keyboard (and all the variants that appeared afterwise) were designed to avoid wrist injuries by reducing the distance your fingers have to move when typing. Still, movements were still required.

ASETNIOP might be the same philosophy, just one step further: when using it for typing, you do not need to move your fingers anymore.
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Minuum is a tiny predictive keyboard for Android

Are you tired of losing half of your smartphone’s screen to the keyboard? Well, here comes Minuum.

Minuum shrinks the keyboard down to no more than a near-single line, and use a predictive algorithm to ease the text input. If the tiny version is just too tiny, the latest update lets you come back to a full-sized version.

Minuum on Google Play ($4 or €2.90)
Via Lifehacker

Enhancing virtual keyboards

Since I already began posting on keyboards, I will today focus on touch screens and virtual keyboards.

Some weeks ago, I learned about the release of a new beta version of Swype and had a quick look into it. And other products.

Since yes, there are actually several similar products. In my humble opinion, this is evidence that current solutions for virtual keyboards on touchscreens may not be mature yet. They still need some adjustments. Or brand new features.

In this post, I’ll present a (very) quick tour of what I’ve found.

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The ultimate keyboard

Ironically enough, since I began thinking of this blog (and I set for the name and main concept months ago), I never thought I would post something on keyboards. Well on computer keyboards, I mean.

And yet, here I am. A single link I was sent today lead to this great – well, you will actually be judge on that part – long post.

Ah, keyboards! Dozens of them! QWERTYs, AZERTYs, QWERTZs are those I am most used to. Sometimes, you’d wish you had only one peripheral, but this seems hardly possible able to adapt to all situations. “One to rule them all.” But this hardly seems possible.

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