Landscape keyboard

Lowell Higley higleylh at
Mon Jun 9 20:38:25 CEST 2008

I think it's a great idea.  Kin to the old "ergonomic" keyboards.

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 11:03 AM, Steven Milburn <steven.milburn at>

> On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 1:00 PM, Chris Wright <dhasenan at> wrote:
>> ...The keyboard itself has very minimal needs in terms of resolution, but
>> it
>> steals about a third of the screen in portrait mode, more in landscape
>> -- 640x480 is probably a bare minimum.....
> Chris's comment about the keyboard in landscape mode popped an image into
> my head.  Maybe it's been mentioned already, but I don't recall.  The
> keyboard for landscape mode could be split in two and have half on the
> right, and half on the left.  I think that may make it more suitable for
> thumb typing and take less area away.
> Someone will probably ask me to mock it up, but I'm a HW guy, so you really
> don't want me to try :)
> --Steve M
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