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Teens Swap 3339 Texts a Month

Teenagers send and receive an average of 3,339 text messages per month. That's six messages per waking hour.

Better Keyboard

The speed and accuracy of this soft keyboard are much better than Android’s native keyboard.


Disable Your Laptop's Touchpad While You Type, Windows 7 Edition

If you're a Windows 7 user, here's a utility that should solve the maddening problem of accidental touchpad swipes. And it's free!

My Keyboard isn't Working

Several keys on skyDX’s keyboard stopped functioning. He asked the Desktops forum for help.

Smartphones' Dual Keyboards Target iPhone

Analysis: As rivals strive to differentiate their handsets as Droid 2 devices, Torch, and Epic join the smartphone summer parade.


Keep Your Keyboard Clean and Germ-Free

Arm yourself with a can of compressed air and some antibacterial wipes, then use them on your keyboard. Your health will thank you.

Add Keyboard LEDs to Your System Tray

This tiny utility shows at-a-glance if your Caps Lock, Num Lock, and/or Scroll Lock are activated.

12 Top Spy Gadgets

From power strips that spy on you, to ballpoint pens that double as document scanners, here are 12 snoopy gadgets that capture voice, video, or data, and can track you down surreptitiously.

Navigate Web Forms Faster by Using the Tab Key

Stop reaching for the mouse every time you want to move your cursor to the next field in a form. Instead, just tap the Tab key!

Maxell Unveils Ergomotion Mice, Keyboards

Analysis: The longtime recordable media company is moving into peripherals, with a focus on ergonomic devices.