urn:uuid:245dce6a-5a04-57c6-9d27-b5d6e8420948 Topic: Keyboard – Ctrl blog Daniel Aleksandersen https://www.daniel.priv.no/ Copyright © 2022 Daniel Aleksandersen. https://www.ctrl.blog/assets/logo/logo-square.svg 2022-06-15T15:12:00Z weekly 10 urn:uuid:04ed7eaa-de8e-4b5c-820c-2280396fbf95 2022-06-15T15:12:00Z 2022-06-15T15:12:00Z Review: Dygma Raise split mechanical keyboard for enthusiasts The Raise is two fully programmable keyboards with eight independent thumb-keys instead of a space bar. Its unique hardware comes with unique software problems. <p>The Dygma Raise is a splittable 60 % mechanical keyboard; meaning it has no function key row, navigation keys, arrow keys, or numpad. It’s squarely targeted at keyboard enthusiasts willing to pay 350 USD for a keyboard with fewer standard keys plus a unique two-rowed eight-key space bar design.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/review-dygma-raise-split-keyboard.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:c0e708d7-413f-4cea-8ef7-754200c83c06 2022-05-26T16:04:00Z 2022-05-26T16:04:00Z Split keyboards give your hands a break but reduce typing flexibility A two-part split or a wavy keyboard might be a boost to your keyboard ergonomics. However, the split key layout might also imposes accessibility issue for some. <p>Split keyboards can offer greater flexibility and variety for your working posture and desktop arrangements. I’m talking about both wave keyboards that bend upward in the middle (typically branded as “ergonomic keyboards”) and keyboards that can literally split in two. However, you better agree with its designers on how to best use a keyboard.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/split-keyboard-accessibility.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:6e1dfe5e-317d-402a-87cc-b6198d8fe8b3 2022-02-28T18:40:00Z 2022-02-28T18:40:00Z Buggy Samsung–Grammarly keyboard update puts profit before typing One UI 4 (Android 12) introduced Grammarly partnership in Keyboard app on some Samsung devices. The update breaks the keyboard app compatibility with many apps. <p>In my experience, text input using the software keyboard on Android has always had some quirks and issues. However, all text entry and editing of more than a couple of sentences became nearly impossible after my Samsung Galaxy S10e received the One UI 4.0 update (better known as Android 12). The problems affected almost all apps I regularly use.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/ime-samsung-grammarly.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:205b275e-8a5c-4cc2-b14c-743b8f9e5eed 2021-06-17T14:42:00Z 2021-06-17T14:42:00Z Review of Logitech K835 tenkeyless mechanical keyboard The Logitech K835 TKL is a low-latency and well-built budget keyboard. Mechanical keyboards aren’t just for gamers with too much disposable income! <p>Logitech has set out to prove that mechanical keyboards aren’t just for gamers with too much disposable income and an unhealthy obsession for blinking lights! The Logitech K835 is a tenkeyless (TKL, meaning a regularly sized keyboard without the numpad) mechanical budget keyboard. It has an open-body design built on an aluminum plate on a plastic shell featuring either TTC tactile (“blue”) or TTC linear (“red”) key switches.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/review-logitech-k835-tkl.html">Read more …</a></p> urn:uuid:60587710-68c6-44af-896c-1738ded92c19 2020-12-30T00:21:00Z 2020-12-30T00:35:00Z The official Raspberry Pi accessory distributor conundrum Why isn’t the Norwegian keyboard layout variant of the official Raspberry Pi keyboard accessory available for sale in Norway? Norway must be its only market. <p>Why isn’t the Norwegian keyboard layout variant of the official Raspberry Pi keyboard accessory available for sale in Norway? Norway is the primary, if not the only, market for it. I went up the distribution chain to figure out why it isn’t available.</p> <p><a href="https://www.ctrl.blog/entry/raspberry-pi-keyboard-distribution.html">Read more …</a></p>