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Keyboards for Touchscreens: Futuristic or Redundant?

Keyboards for Touchscreens: Futuristic or Redundant?

by MaaS360 staff | November 07, 2011

I can't recall the first time I used a touchscreen device, so it really has been that long (that, or I have a bad memory). I can however remember a time before touchscreen devices existed...a time where the three essentials for computing were a monitor, a QWERTY keyboard, and a mouse.

Aside from a few fingerprint smears here and there, the high resolution screen on my iPad beats any monitor I had growing up and eliminates the need for a keyboard or a mouse just by its nature.

So when I read about the TouchFire screen-top keyboard for iPad today, I was sort of taken aback. Haven't we gone in a different direction--a better direction? To rid the clicking and tapping noises from our lives? Texting, now iMessaging, on my iPhone is a much easier experience for me now that I can be alone with my thoughts.

Maybe I'm being over-critical. I'll admit its nice to know your fingers are landing where you wanted them to. The keys do have a nice way of shooting your fingers back up like a trampoline. But I have to ask, is this type of innovation redundant? What do you guys think?

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