Xah Keyboard Blog 2018-10
mouse hoover auto click
on desktop computer (not laptop), 1 greatest thing is auto click. (aka dwell) i've been using it since ~2012.
Infinitton Programable Keypad
full color lcd display for each key.
1 year warranty
few amazon reviews yet, but so far pretty good comments.
See also: Programable Keypad
See also: Keyboards with Volume Wheel
Apple's Magic Trackpad
buy Apple's magit trackpad
one annoying thing about trackpad is the feel of rubbing finger on it. But Apple's latest trackpad solved that. It feels good rubbing on it. Not sure exactly what's the material. Somewhat like the surface of something with thick glossy paint
also, Apple's trackpad is bludsuking expensive. As everything Apple.
by the way, sometimes in the past, i thought about paint, and it occurred to me, paint is just a kinda glue. colored glue.
just wrote a profile on my patreon https://www.patreon.com/xahlee thank you all for putting $ there
Bay Area (NorCal) Mechanical Keyboard Meetup November 10th 2018
mark your calendar Bay Area (NorCal) Mechanical Keyboard Meetup November 10th 2018 https://www.keebtalk.com/t/bay-area-norcal-mechanical-keyboard-meetup-november-10th-2018/3375 i'll be there
Keyboard Shortcut Notations old article.
set the knobs to volume control, and all the buttons for photoshop game emacs. this beats a dedicated programable keypad
ㄅㄆㄇㄈ zhuyin, phonetic system for Chinese
ㄅㄆㄇㄈ ㄉㄊㄋㄌ ㄍㄎㄏ ㄐㄑㄒ ㄓㄔㄕㄖ ㄗㄘㄙ ㄚㄛㄜㄝ ㄞㄟㄠㄡ ㄢㄣㄤㄥ ㄦ ㄧㄨㄩ that's zhuyin, a phonetic system for Chinese, we learned in Taiwan. Chinese in china don't know it. They use pinyin. pinyin is very similar, except it uses English alphabets.
you can see zhuyin in keyboard used in Taiwan for input Chinese.
Chinese Input Methods
Pinyin 拼音, Zhuyin 注音, IPA Comparison
当你看到这个 ㄅㄆㄇㄈ ㄉㄊㄋㄌ 毫无考虑，马上知道这是啥吗？
twitter poll for mainlainders [ twitter xah_lee ] [ 2018-10-18 https://twitter.com/xah_lee/status/1052876445788196864 ]
台湾用。1912发明的. 拼音1950s。和拼音基本一样。 b=ㄅ p=ㄆ m=ㄇ f=ㄈ d=ㄉ d=ㄊ n=ㄋ l=ㄌ. 打字的是，如果是特别排列，可减少按键次数: zhㄓ chㄔ shㄕ rㄖ zㄗ cㄘ sㄙ erㄜ aoㄠ ...
List of Dvorak Keyboards (updated)
and updates to Keyboards without Numeric Keypad
new page on its own.