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How I Quickly Mastered A Superior Keyboard Layout Without Losing Productivity

Web Culture

How I Quickly Mastered A Superior Keyboard Layout Without Losing Productivity

If you’re reading this on a computer, look at your keyboard. Chances are it’s a QWERTY keyboard, or something closely modeled after QWERTY, like AZERTY for French or QWERTZ for Germany. Is that really the best keyboard for modern needs? I say, definitely not. Try out an alternative layout called Colemak.

08-06-2012
How I Quickly Mastered A Superior Keyboard Layout Without Losing Productivity
Learn To Type Really Fast With The Intelligent Touch Typing Tutor TIPP10 [Cross Platform]

Linux Mac

Learn To Type Really Fast With The Intelligent Touch Typing Tutor TIPP10 [Cross Platform]

Learning to type fast is almost a survival skill in the Darwinian digital jungle. It’s directly related to saving time you put into a work and improving your productivity. You just need to be methodical with your practice. Handholding you through your typing lessons is this free cross-platform software.

01-06-2012
Learn To Type Really Fast With The Intelligent Touch Typing Tutor TIPP10 [Cross Platform]
ShareMouse – Use One Mouse & One Keyboard Across Multiple Computers

Mac Windows

ShareMouse – Use One Mouse & One Keyboard Across Multiple Computers

Better even than a multiple monitor set-up, is the multiple computer set-up. A familiar phenomenon for the geek with a laptop for on the go and a desktop computer at home or at work. Instead of splitting your computing power over several displays, you’re putting several disjunct systems in parallel. Then again, it’s almost comical how you have to juggle your computer mice and keyboards.

21-05-2012
ShareMouse – Use One Mouse & One Keyboard Across Multiple Computers
Learn A Better Keyboard Layout & Take It Everywhere With You Using Portable Keyboard Layout

Windows

Learn A Better Keyboard Layout & Take It Everywhere With You Using Portable Keyboard Layout

As some of you guys may know, I have been using an alternative keyboard layout for years. It is called Colemak, and it is brilliant. But using such a layout puts me in an awkward position when I need to work on someone else’s computer. I can type on a conventional QWERTY keyboard, but not nearly as fast. Also, having to constantly switch back and forth between your layout and QWERTY could really slow you down. The solution?

24-04-2012
Learn A Better Keyboard Layout & Take It Everywhere With You Using Portable Keyboard Layout
Monitor Usage Of Your Peripherals Competitively With WhatPulse

Windows Linux

Monitor Usage Of Your Peripherals Competitively With WhatPulse

In my 13 years of internet experience, I can’t even imagine how many keys I’ve pounded or how many times I’ve clicked that poor mouse. Using WhatPulse now, it’s not something I have to imagine. I can know exactly how much usage I’ve put on those peripherals. But why would I want to?

22-04-2012
Monitor Usage Of Your Peripherals Competitively With WhatPulse
A Handy Keyboard Shortcuts List for the Upcoming Microsoft Windows 8

Windows

A Handy Keyboard Shortcuts List for the Upcoming Microsoft Windows 8

Not having to reach for your mouse to do the most routine task is one huge benefit I enjoy every day. That’s because I’ve memorized my list of Windows 7 keyboard shortcuts, and I use applications like Fingertips. Though there have been so many changes to the perspective of personal computing since Windows 7 was dropped, Windows 8 did a good job in recognizing that these are important.

06-04-2012
A Handy Keyboard Shortcuts List for the Upcoming Microsoft Windows 8
5 Heavy Duty Mechanical Keyboards For The Hardcore Gamer

Gaming

5 Heavy Duty Mechanical Keyboards For The Hardcore Gamer

We’ve made quite a song-and-dance about mechanical keyboards here at MakeUseOf, and now that more and more manufacturers are jumping on the bandwagon they’re no longer specialised bits of kit reserved for the upper echelons of PC gaming. If you’re wondering what the fuss is about you might want to read our relevant Technology Explained feature.

13-01-2012
5 Heavy Duty Mechanical Keyboards For The Hardcore Gamer
How Does A Mechanical Keyboard Work? [Technology Explained]

Technology Explained

How Does A Mechanical Keyboard Work? [Technology Explained]

For geeks, mechanical keyboards are the holy grail of input devices. They’re relatively rare, they’re expensive, and require some explanation for people to understand them. It’s everything a geek could ask for. If you’re not a keyboard enthusiast then you’ve probably heard of mechanical keyboards and their wondrous benefits, but you may not know how they work.

28-10-2011
How Does A Mechanical Keyboard Work? [Technology Explained]
The 3 Steps To Setting Up Your Android Tablet’s Touchscreen Keyboard

Android

The 3 Steps To Setting Up Your Android Tablet’s Touchscreen Keyboard

Over a year after the initial launch of the iPad, we are finally seeing some decent tablet alternatives on the market. Recent legal quarrels between Apple and Samsung indicate that competition will be fierce. Obviously, the most recent Android Honeycomb tablets are up to par, even in the eyes of Apple.

01-09-2011
The 3 Steps To Setting Up Your Android Tablet’s Touchscreen Keyboard
Speak Your Email & Text Replies Instead Of Typing Them With FlexT9 Keyboard [Android 2.1+]

Android

Speak Your Email & Text Replies Instead Of Typing Them With FlexT9 Keyboard [Android 2.1+]

Typing on a tiny touchscreen is not an inherently fun activity. I can’t remember the last time I heard someone say “Gosh, I love how I keep making embarrassing typos with this tiny keyboard!” Thankfully, there are some very smart people who are working to make typing on a portable device a more bearable experience.

30-08-2011
Speak Your Email & Text Replies Instead Of Typing Them With FlexT9 Keyboard [Android 2.1+]
Why Tablets Shouldn’t Have Keyboards Included With Them [Geeks Weigh In]

Web Culture

Why Tablets Shouldn’t Have Keyboards Included With Them [Geeks Weigh In]

Once the love of all geeks, laptops are now defending their turf against smaller, lighter tablets that provide excellent battery life. While it’s not clear if tablets are the cause, laptops have seen their sales stall out recently. Yet in spite of their position as the new gadget wonder-child, some tablets try to be more like their older brethren by offering a physical keyboard.

18-08-2011
Why Tablets Shouldn’t Have Keyboards Included With Them [Geeks Weigh In]
How To Install The iSwipe Keyboard On Your iPhone [Cydia]

iPhone and iPad

How To Install The iSwipe Keyboard On Your iPhone [Cydia]

I don’t know about you guys, but I’m perfectly happy with my iPhone’s keyboard but I have yet to see someone attempt to make a good version of the Swype keyboard – until now. As long as your iPhone is jailbroken you will now be able to install the iSwipe keyboard and Swype away.

27-07-2011
How To Install The iSwipe Keyboard On Your iPhone [Cydia]
3 Handy Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Program Into Your Media Center Remote

Web Culture

3 Handy Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Program Into Your Media Center Remote

Whether you prefer Boxee, XBMC or the Hulu Desktop for your media center, it’s nice to get up from the couch as little as possible. If you don’t want to leave the couch very often, you’d better program your remote to do simple tasks.

30-03-2011
3 Handy Keyboard Shortcuts You Need to Program Into Your Media Center Remote