Microsoft to Offer Curved 'Thumb' Keyboard in Windows Phone 8

Posted July 2, 2012 at 7:15pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7629 views

A leaked Microsoft Research presentation has revealed a curved Windows Phone keyboard designed to be used while one handed typing with your thumb, reports WMPowerUser.

The keyboard is designed for one-handed thumb typing without having to look and features several keys clustered together, leveraging disambiguation to decide what word is in fact being typed.

The change would be Microsoft's most radical change to the Western SIP yet, and is reminiscent of the curved keyboards found in the old Microsoft UMPCs.


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me - July 3, 2012 at 3:48pm
I can't believe those people!!!! Seriously? As If I will type with one finger when dictation is available and it is much safer when driving..... What direction is Windows going? Backwards? Thank god there is Apple to push the technology forward not backwards or we will be stuck in the stone age...
ImDominicanSMD - July 2, 2012 at 10:04pm
Looks pretty cool nd original on my opinion havent seen anything like tht... Still love my iPhone over a windows phone
Dribble - July 2, 2012 at 9:15pm
Looks like somebody needs a manicure.
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