Goldtouch Semi-Vertical Mouse Review

The Goldtouch Semi-Vertical Mouse we’re looking at today is not to be confused with the Goldtouch Comfort Mouse, which I reviewed a few years ago. This new offering from Key Ovation is more nearly vertical than the old Comfort Mouse, has more buttons, and adds a removable palm rest. Let’s take a look.

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Amazon Prime Day Ergonomic Deals

ergonomic deals amazon prime day

Every year Amazon lists a ton of deals for their Prime Day sale. This year Amazon’s Prime Day is on July 11, 2017. Below are some of the Prime Day deals featuring ergonomic or ergonomic-ish products. Here is a quick post of the ergonomic deals we found. There may be more added throughout the day. […]

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German Ergonomic Keyboard and Desk from 1969

german ergonomic keyboard 1969

Well before the PC revolution put computers into nearly every home, this futuristic desk with split keyboard was designed in Germany in 1969. We couldn’t find any more information about this design other than a Getty image. We find this design fascinating! Not only for the ergonomic split screen but also the twin monitors, which […]

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Is the Swiftpoint GT Mobile Mouse the Best Mobile Mouse Ever?

Swiftpoint GT Mouse

Swiftpoint GT Mouse combines intuitive touch gestures with the precision and convenience of a mouse. Some have proclaimed the Swiftpoint GT to be the best mobile mouse available. While I can’t speak to that, I’ll say this much: If I were a maker of mobile mice, I wouldn’t want to try to compete with it […]

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Important Note about Buying an Ergonomic Keyboard for a Chromebook

chromebook keyboard

Chromebooks are no longer fringe devices. Way back in 2015, Chromebooks outsold Macs. In the educational market, Chromebooks are dominating and growing quarter after quarter. During the first quarter of 2017 58% of computers sold were Chromebooks. Windows had 31% of the market and Macs 11%. Chances are someone you know is now using a […]

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Top Ergonomic Gifts for College-Bound Students

for College-Bound Students

Want to give the best ergonomic gifts to a college-bound freshmen? Start them now on ergonomic devices. Imagine how much computer time your college-bound freshmen are going to have for the rest of their lives. If a couple of ergonomic devices get them started with good device usage habits, your gift will keep on giving. […]

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Uprise Standing Desk Review

Years and years ago, when I had more time to work than money for office furniture, my first desk was a cheap little thing about the size of my lap. At that time I was just learning about ergonomics, and having more than a little trouble figuring out exactly how high my work surface should […]

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Apple’s 1993 Ergonomic Keyboard

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Having used Apples and then Macs continuously since the 1990s, their keyboards are everything you would wish for except for good ergonomics. They sure are beautiful and have incredible engineering to produce good touch feel and spacing. Wonder how many people know that in 1993, a full year before Microsoft launched their first ergonomic keyboard, […]

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Five Free Ergonomics Apps for Android

five free android ergonomic apps

The Google Play store has a sparse collection of ergonomic apps. To be frank, none of these apps blew us away. In a nutshell most of the apps we found were ergonomic tip apps. A couple were timers and measurement calculators. Some were in foreign languages. Your mileage may vary with these apps. We don’t […]

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Top 5 Free Ergonomic eBooks

Top five free ergonomic books

Hey Amazon Kindle Unlimited members, you can now read the following five Kindle ergonomics books for free. Even if you are not a Kindle Unlimited member, these books are all reasonably priced. Be sure to check paperback prices too. For some, we saw paperback versions that were cheaper than the Kindle versions. For fast readers, here […]

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When was the first Ergonomic Keyboard launched?

How old are ergonomic keyboards? About as old as the Web. The World Wide Web was launched in 1991. A year later, in 1992 Kinesis Corporation started selling the very first ergonomic keyboard, The Model 100. The pic above is the very first one off the line, serial number 0001 (found via their tweet)! In […]

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Most Popular Ergonomic Keyboards 2017

There’s something to be said about the most popular of anything. While the list below may not be my personal favorite or in any way the most appropriate ergonomic keyboard for you, as of this blog post (June 2017) they are the most popular ergonomic keyboards on the Internet’s largest retailer, Amazon. 1. Logitech Wireless […]

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