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With Smartphones the Norm, Typing Now Dying Art?

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April 10, 2013
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Smartphones are thinking ahead for their owners when it comes to typing. The AP's John Mone explains how touchscreen technology is ditching the traditional "QWERTY" keyboard.


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Worldwide Smartphone Use Projected To Jump 25% in 2014

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TheStreet (June 11, 2014) — New research from eMarketer projects that world monthly ownership of smartphones should reach $1.76 billion this year up by 25% from 2013. Almost one quarter of the world population will use smartphones this year and just under one third will be using a smart phone by 2017. The United States remains the second largest smartphone market in the world after China. Total current use in the U.S. is 163.9 million smartphone owners. By 2015, eMarketer projects that 15 countries will have more than half to their populations adopting smartphones. This worldwide embrace of technology will have a significant influence on media usage, eCommerce and marketing. Video provided by TheStreet
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I Limb Prosthetic Hand Introduced to India

I Limb Prosthetic Hand Introduced to India

AFP (July 19, 2013) — I Limb is a new type of prosthetic limb has been developed for amputees, that functions like a normal hand. Basic activities like eating, writing, typing and lifting can be preformed. Indian patient, Gyansingh, sits next to an I Limb, a Myoelectric Prosthetic Hand, which has been introduced to India, at the Government Spine Institute in Ahmedabad on July 18, 2013.
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Twitch Plays Pokemon Defeats Game After 390 Hours

Twitch Plays Pokemon Defeats Game After 390 Hours

Newsy (Mar. 1, 2014) — Tens of thousands of gamers joined in on a social experiment which allowed them to control a video game by typing their commands. Video provided by Newsy
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Beyond Touchscreens

Beyond Touchscreens

NDTV (Aug. 14, 2013) — Now talk with your hands and eyes. Smartphones get smarter with Gesture controls.
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