Xah Keyboard Blog 2016-10

new!
Microsoft Surface Ergonomic Keyboard

Test Your Mousing Efficiency! 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 Keyboards, No More Page Up/Down Keys! (updated)

Apple MacBook Touchbar 2016

What's Mouse DPI? Does DPI Matter in Gaming?

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

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

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Golden Glory of a Hacker: jwz, emacs, and Ann Arbor Ambassador 60 Terminal

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 Auto-Raise Window

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

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

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Sanwa MA-WTB43BK

PERIMICE717

new.


Apple Pippin

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

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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

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Truly Ergonomic Keyboard Photo Gallery

DSI Financial Keyboard
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IBM Model M keyboard
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Cherry Point of Sale Keyboards

keycaps of the day

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skull pirate wolf. [image source reddit.com, by goblin561, 2016-07-15]

what's the top one? are these from a game?

Artistic Keycap Gallery

Kinesis Keyboard Key Remap/Macro/Layout How-To

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