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    Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

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    This is the second report I've seen in just the past week of a new angled keyboard in development at RIM...

    Do your thumbs hurt? Mine sure do nice concept...i'd be willing to test

    First report a week ago here:
    http://blackberryforums.pinstack.com..._keyboard.html

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    Re: Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

    ~via BB (wap.pinstack.com)~ That does sound smart my thumbs do start to get sore after a long blackberry session. I usually take it as a sign that I need to put the crackberry away

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    Re: Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

    I guess its something we will have to wait and see how it turns out
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    Re: Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

    i am starting to think i might like this. its new and realistically might work. i use a split keyboard and it works great. a BB like this could work great. although i would have to test it first.....
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    Re: Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

    Quote Originally Posted by curve247 View Post
    i am starting to think i might like this. its new and realistically might work. i use a split keyboard and it works great. a BB like this could work great. although i would have to test it first.....
    do you use the actual split keyboard, or just an ergo keyboard that is curved (like a hump)
    im certified in ergonomics and those real 'split' keyboards are WILD! but once you get used to them, its very hard to go back to the regular kind. i use the ergo keyboard from microsoft and it surely helps the carpel tunnel...

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    Re: Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

    My thumbs hurt and go numb from the regular keyboard. I've got carpal tunnel too so that doesn't help. Would love to test out this new keyboard.
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    Re: Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

    I'd like to give this one a try too... saw those reports as well... thx CC


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    Re: Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

    That with larger touch screen! I'll give it a go. It won't affect typing on a PC's keyboard I don't think it will cause confusion because its use of thumbs only. We'll see if it hits the streets.

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    Re: Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

    Hmmm seems for SureType only so far? Not enough keys for full qwerty. But I can see how that would be easier on thumbs. It's a more natural angle.

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    Re: Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

    Love this concept. Esp for the Pearl replacement. I think RIM should call it the BlackBerry Twist 9100.

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    Re: Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

    yeah I read this on the 14th - not sure if I like it or not
    http://blackberrysync.com/archives/2...ew-berry-hmmm/
    And here is the link to their patent filed on the 13th

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    Re: Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

    eh, thanks for the info Cherri.

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    Re: Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

    I would! I love the ergo keyboard on PC. I'd definitely give it a shot.
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    Re: Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

    It changes nothing. Your thumbs will still have to move to the same hyperextension as before. Changing the shape of the buttons doesn't change the positioning of your hands. However, changing the positioning of you hands will have the optimum effect for thum relief and comfort. Its the same phone with the buttons shaped differently. You'll have to get used to a keyboard. Very cool looking though. I would buy one. I'm not very worried about my thumb discomfort. Lol ~via BB (wap.pinstack.com)~

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    Re: Thumbs hurt? New angular keyboard?

    Very Interesting lets see if it hits the streets? The true test of a good concept is if it can be made real and work like the original concept
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