Forgotten and Unseen Electronics Part 36

I haven't been able to find anything for a while since some of the sites I check decided to go on vacation. Today I found a gadget for the computer called the Combimouse. It's a mouse and keyboard put together. It's not for sale anywhere yet because they are looking for an interested investor. I don't think this would be good to have because I don't see a left or right click button on it anywhere.



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     Posted By: phantomspy1 - Mon Aug 03, 2009
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QWERTY for ever!

The two silver arcs at the bottom of the units may, well, be buttons.

Weird note: "QWERTY" is in the spell checker but "texting" isn't.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 08/03/09 at 12:17 PM
that would be such a huge pain in the ass. i'd be hitting keys while trying to use the mouse all the time.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 08/03/09 at 02:02 PM
I think it would still qualify as qwerty. Of course it also qualifies as a stupid idea.

Personally I think a foot pedal mouse would be best while still keeping a keyboard.
Posted by Madd Maxx on 08/03/09 at 02:49 PM
you know i hadn't thought of a foot mouse. that's a good idea maxx.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 08/03/09 at 04:47 PM
The first thing I noted was whether it had the QWERTY layout, seems like I was not alone.
To go to all that trouble and then not use a more efficient keyboard seems like a huge waste.
Posted by StanFlouride on 08/04/09 at 09:44 AM
Bobblehead- I'm not sure how good they are at determining what you're looking at... I've heard of them using changing colors and reading the reaction impulses in your brain to infer what you're looking at on a screen, but nothing as precise as what most people would expect in a mouse-equivalent pointing device...
Posted by jswolf19 in Japan on 08/04/09 at 08:22 PM
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