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Old 01-22-2008, 06:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Optimus Keyboard Gets Competition?

It looks as though the Optimus Maximus may have some competition. United Keyes is rolling out a keyboard that is very similar to the Art Lebedev keyboard. I guess now it is a race to see who gets their products to market first.

A fundamental difference between this approach vs. touch screen is that the tactile feedback associated with pressing a button is retained. This promotes familiarity. A second important advantage is the ease of modifying existing form factors, reducing time to market and component costs.

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Old 01-23-2008, 11:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Looks a bit ugly. No way it is a competition. It's like eMachines are a competition to Falcon.

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Yep no competition, besides there is a newer version of th Optimus that is just a touch screen with a bit of software that allows you to program the look of the screen onto it for specific applications. How ever i have heard from reputable sources that the sales an after sales support for the Optimus is a joke and shipping times are badly estimated.
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