Vivaldi Tablet

Chad Perrin perrin at
Wed Mar 28 15:19:57 UTC 2012

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 09:05:19PM -1000, Open Slate wrote:
> I position a tablet as a consumer device. Web surfing, watching video, a
> little texting. A student slate must support creativity, especially
> writing. At the same time I see the qwerty keyboard as an obstacle, hard to
> learn, impossible to use while holding the slate. I want HWR as good as the
> Newton, and buttons for a chording keyboard along the bottom on both sides.
> Buttons support two handed use or one handed, either side. For those who
> prefer classic keyboard, plug in a USB model.

I think learning a chording keyboard is going to be much more of an
obstacle than using a QWERTY keyboard, considering you can hunt-and-peck
on a QWERTY keyboard, but you have to know the chords to do anything on a
chording keyboard.

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]

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