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Thinkpad USB keyboard

Posted on Saturday, 17 October 2009

Yesterday I took delivery of a new Thinkpad USB keyboard because I've started putting my laptop up on a stand to be next to it's external monitor.
In so doing I needed a keyboard and the ten quid Logitech was making me very sad, hence the Thinkpad one.

If you've ever typed on a thinkpad you immediately know why this keyboard is awesome :)




Discussion

  1. What's with that big fat delete key? And "ugh" at the back/forward buttons near the arrow keys.

    Yes, I'm nit picking because I'm envious :)

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  2. Alan: yeah the del key is a bit odd, but the big Esc is excellent for vim!

    Never used the back/forward buttons on my othe r thinkpads, they're not mapped by default ;)

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  3. After a few days I can now say that I do like the Del key being so easily poked :)

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  4. The most infuriating thing about this keyboard is the Fn button in the bottom left corner. Why???

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  5. How much was the standalone keyboard?

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  6. The Thinkpad USB keyboard is really great. I love typing on it because the keypads are so soft and it won't hurt your fingers.

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