Use the FrogPad for Fast One Hand Typing
February 7, 2008 1:47 PM | Gadgets |
Check out this cool little contraption called the FrogPad! It's a one-handed keyboard which enables its user to hold documents, tools or other items while entering information on a PDA, Pocket PC, smart phone, laptop or other mobile device.
Once you get use to it, you can type just as fast with one hand as with both hands (see video). The learning time for the FrogPad has been shown to significantly shorter than learning the traditional QWERTY keyboard. University studies indicate new users can reach 40 words per minute in 10 hours versus the 56 needed with QWERTY.
Bluetooth is available for the FrogPad. In its simplest form the Bluetooth FrogPad can be used wirelessly with any PC or MAC that has Bluetooth capability and which also supports the HID Bluetooth profile for text and data input. With a rechargeable battery and a 30 foot range, using your FrogPad can be easier than ever!
Visit Thinkgeek - FrogPad for more information
- USB plug-and-play or Bluetooth keyboard and can be used with wearable PC's, Tablets, DeskTops, Laptops
- Offers exceptional portability when in use because it can be held in one hand and operated with the other
- Tutorial software included. In about 2 minutes with FrogPad, you will understand the logic behind the patented letter layout. In an hour you will remember where most of the letters are located, Then in about 6-10 hours you can get to 40 words a minute
- Includes USB cable connector
- Compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux OS
- Dimensions: 5" x 3.5" x .4", weighs 4.9 ounces