Daily Giz Wiz 210: The Guys' Keyboard

Episode 210 of the podcast

Subject: Review of The Guys' Keyboard
Released:Friday 8 December 2006
Length:about 22 minutes
Download file:dgw0210.mp3 (10.1 MB)

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Short info

It's time for a visit to the Gadget Warehouse for another gadget that just didn't make it. This week: who needs QWERTY when you can use the Guys' Keyboard, designed for hunt and peck typists.

Detailed information

From CES 2002, it was a keyboard supposedly designed for guys who type with 2 fingers, with a complete reshuffle of the keys.  Definitely one for the warehouse.


Leo had shown this keyboard to Peter Jennings of ABC at World News Now, who had a good laugh.

Gravy Jingles

While looking for sound effects for applause, Leo plays the old gravy jingles submissions from Dugal/Dougall and Pat/Hagen Mrizek.
200th Episode Contest
The most popular entry was "gadget", followed by "letters", "guess".  Others include tuvalu, alarm, disposable, spork.  The winning word is ..... "Netcast".  There are 26 winners, and Andy Marken of Intervideo has contributed enough prizes for all 26 winning entries.
In addition to those announced in Episode 200, the prizes now also include Intervideo's MediaOne Gallery, WinDVD8, iVideoToGo, NTI's NTI Shadow, CD & DVD Maker Titanium, Ulead's VideoStudio 10, MovieFactory 5.

Ogres are like onions ...

... They have layers.  Toyota Boy likes Leo's Scottish accent.  It sounds like Shrek.

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