Xah Keyboard Blog Archive 2016-10

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Microsoft Surface Ergonomic Keyboard

Efficiency: Mouse vs Trackpad vs Touchpad vs Joystick vs Pen Input Massive update. Full analysis on input devices pros and cons.

Linux vs Mac vs Windows, Which is Best for Keybinding? (on its own page)

Evolution of Laptop Keyboard (updated)

Apple MacBook Touchbar 2016

What is Mouse DPI? Does DPI Matter?

the perpetual fascination with DPI. Been going on since what, 1999?

and there it is, Razer Mamba, sporting 16k DPI.

hover auto-raise window and get a trackball

one most efficient workflow is to turn on mouse hover auto-raise window, and get a trackball.

here's how: Linux: Mouse Hover to Raise Window

never press Alt+Tab. that's most inefficient. Instead, just role ball and window will come up, and, set โ–ค Menu key to switch to last window. That is what you do 95% time.

Elecom EX-G Trackball (much update. info and photos.)

new.

Obsolete Trackballs, Misc

NeXT Keyboard

major updates. lots new photos and info.

Microsoft Natural Keyboard Gen1 s289x217

Microsoft Natural Keyboard

The saga of the Microsoft Natural keyboard thru its glory, from 1994 to 2016.

Design of vim Mode Activation Key

yahoo keyboard 24461
wake up is right! [image source https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Yahoo_Keyboard.jpg ]
Dell RT7D30 Enhanced Multimedia Keyboard volume wheel

Keyboards with Volume Wheel

Kinesis Advantage2 Programing Guide