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Update Highlights

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Optimot Keyboard Layout

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optimot keyboard layout 2024-02-08 204954
optimot keyboard layout 2024-02-08 204954

major updates

major re-org of the index pages. now each has a topic box at bottom.

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new pages

new and updates

major update

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updates

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major updates.

Ok, monkey type [monkeytype.com] speed typing website is a disease. It uses the top 200 or so most used English words, no captical letters, no punctuation, and not even valid sentences. So that, your typing score is the highest possible. A pleasure drug.

The result is, your score means nothing in practical typing, and you got hundreds of videos on websites saying how they achieved 200 or 250 word per minute crap.

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added frequency for Spanish, French, German, Pinyin, Russian. also added neo layout, and russian layout.

new heatmap for russian layout.

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updates.

Keyboard Innovations 2024

some old article and some update

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much update

updates

major updates.

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XBE12 trackball 2024-03-12

The ultimate hacking keyboard (uhk), most quality and dedication went into. And best keyboard software ever.

uhk 2024-03-08 125239 q39y
uhk 2024-03-08 125239 q39y

not sure where this came from. maybe computer generated photo.

Microsoft keyboard trackball-proto
Microsoft keyboard trackball-proto

orbital trackpad

orbital trackpad 2023, by Lev Popov https://old.reddit.com/r/ErgoMechKeyboards/comments/113rfhm/orbital_tiny_trackpad_batch_one_has_shipped/

orbital trackpad 2023 4ypvy
orbital trackpad 2023 4ypvy

minor updates

Svalboard on Sale

datahand, svalboard, on sale. it's on svalboard discord at svalboard channel https://discord.gg/Wq8XD63rgM , you can also email support@svalboard.com if you want it.

new link. get it at https://svalboard.com/products/refurb-svalboard-alpha-black-and-yellow

svalboard 2024-02-12
svalboard 2024-02-12

new photo featuring kinesis 360.

new.

lowline vs hyphen

lowline vs hyphen poll 2024-01-26
lowline vs hyphen poll 2024-01-26

This livestream webcam, bought by svalboard creator. Good for livestream macro shots on keyboards. We will see how he likes it.

my random notes on buying a cam Best Video Camera for Vlogger

misc minor updates

misc minor updates. need more work.

minor updates

now Glove80 comes with with carrying case. Updated.