Ways to use Smartphones and Tablets Ergonomically

smartphone productivity

Are you one of the many typical zombie-fied cellphone-addicted people, connected in the modern digital world of emails, social media and the internet? Nowadays, it’s difficult to pinpoint something that can’t be found, bought or watched online, directly from our smartphone or tablet in the palm of our hands. With a whole list of possibilities at our fingertips, […]

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Exclusive Sneak Peek Review: X-Bows Ergonomic Keyboard with Mechanical Keys

x-bows keyboard review

We were fortunate to get an early release sample of a new ergonomic keyboard, X-bows, which launches today on Kickstarter. The X-Bows is a USB ergonomic keyboard with mechanical keys. It’s compact but offers a full keyboard experience and works across Macs, PCs, Chromebooks, and Linux machines. What is unique about this keyboard is what […]

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Ergonomic Innovations Gel Keyboard Wrist Rest Pad Review

Keyboard wrist rest and mouse pad review

What’s an ergonomic gift you can give almost anyone? Mouse and keyboard pads! That’s because almost every computer setup should have proper rest pads but many people don’t have a set. These also make great inexpensive gifts that send a message that you care about health. Look around your office and home. You’ll find tons […]

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DIY Ergonomic Keyboard

dyi ergonomic keyboard with mechanical keys

Ever thought about making your own ergonomic keyboard? If so this post is for you! I’ve enjoyed checking out the DIY keyboard builds over at the Reddit Mechanical Keyboard community for some time. And from time to time, people share their split keyboards. Why mechanical keyboards? Most manufacturers make keyboards from one circuit board and […]

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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

apple adjustable keyboard 2

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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