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Ergonomic Chair Keyboard [closed]

During this commercial, at 15 seconds (link below), there's a homosapien seated in a chair using what appears to be an awesomely ergonomic "arm rest split keyboard" ... Does anyone know where one ...
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Windows HID-compliant gamepad confusion

I'm having an issue getting a gamepad to work properly. Windows' input-devices system has always confused me, but after some research I've gathered the following: XInput is the latest/most widely ...
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Trouble assigning different layouts to multiple simultaneous input devices in Linux

I have a Linux machine on which I frequently switch between a standard, wireless Logitech keyboard with built-in trackpad, and an "air mouse" with built-in mini keyboard. The keyboard has a Swedish ...
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Up/Left arrow keys + another key doesn't 'work' [duplicate]

I hope I'm right in thinking this is the site where you post general computer-related problems... A problem I have when playing games (since you won't be pressing multiple keys simultaneously anytime ...
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When pressing Up+left + another key, the last key doesn't 'work'

I hope I'm right in thinking this is the site where you post general computer-related problems... A problem I have when playing games (since you won't be pressing multiple keys simultaneously anytime ...
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How fast does application response time need to be?

There are numerous questions about how to speed up response time to user inputs, with people spending considerable time and money to squeeze milliseconds out of application and input device response ...
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How do I force refresh connected hardware?

Full Question: How do I force my computer to refresh and re-detect new USB/connected devices; hardware connected to it? Without restarting my whole system? For some reason, my laptop is not detecting ...
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How do keyboards handle simultaneous inputs? [closed]

Lately I have been working with the basics concepts of concurrency in programming. One of the thoughts that came across my mind was simultaneous inputs from keyboards. In programming, a method or ...
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Keyboard lag & mouse selection issues

A few weeks ago I started experiencing typing lag which is 'somewhat' intermittent. It happens in all programs including browsers & Microsoft Word (though not as often). I also have experienced ...
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How use a common 2,4 GHz wireless mouse with built in laptop bluetooth

Why I can't use my wireless mouse with the built in laptop bluetooth and need a mouse receiver?
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Is there a software that can simulate an input device (game controller) on Windows?

For a scientific experiment I want to control a driving simulation to make the car constantly go a certain speed. This requires a fixed input from an input device like a gaming pedal (say 80% force). ...
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Windows 8 Keyboards stopped working

I have no idea what happened, but now none of my keyboards are working. I have an HP PS/2 keyboard that I use on my computer. A couple of minutes ago I stepped away from my computer and when I came ...
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What is VLC doing when it changes the “video input pin”?

I have a video input card that has s-video, composite, and tuner/antenna in. I am able to view the output from this card in VLC as well as other programs. The only issue I am facing is that when I ...
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Get keyboard scancodes in recent versions of linux

I'm trying to find out the scancodes for a set of foot pedals so that I can rebind them to more useful keys. In older versions of Ubuntu I was able to do this using /lib/udev/keymap as discussed here, ...
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i/o Bus Standards & Device Controllers

I'm really confused about bus standards like ide,ata,sata,pci etc. I have just read this article :When a disk read or disk write occurs, where does the data go? So if we talk about hard disk drive; ...
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Do we have a mouse + touch pad input device for PC?

Its a mouse, so you can maneuver it on a mouse pad rather than moving your finger. Its a touch pad, so you dont have buttons that produce annoying clicking noise. You left "click" by tapping on the ...
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PC Compatable Single Game-Controller-Like Joystick [closed]

I'm looking for a controller for a project. I need a single, hand-held, thumb operated joystick that I can use with windows. Basically, I'm looking for a nunchuck controller that I can plug into a ...
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Can the Synergy client be configured to connect to one of many servers?

I have a laptop that I use at home and at the office. I also have desktop computers (with attached keyboards and mice) set up at both locations. Both desktops are set up as Synergy servers so that I ...
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How does palm rejection work? [closed]

I see many styli which provide so called palm rejection function (53 Pencil, Wacom Intuos Creative Stylus, Pogo Connect etc). They both connect to a device via Bluetooth. And they both provide such ...
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Is there a way to handle separate input devices for different windowed programs, without losing/switching window focus?

I am trying to work out a solution for a faux-splitscreen setup where there are 4 windowed programs (4 separate instances of a game); each with their own input devices and window focus. In essence, I ...
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Disable mouse support for Linux

How does one disable all mouse support on Linux? Be it USB mouse, be it PS mouse, how does one make all of the connected mouse devices to be disabled? I'm working on a surveillance camera monitoring ...
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Wiimote accelerometer input on Windows? (in 2013 - Glovepie alternative?)

There were a few options for getting accelerometer input into Windows using a Nintendo Wiimote. As of mid 2013, these projects seem to be dead, corrupted with malware, or both. Are there any tools ...
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Modding new style 'buttonless' touchpads

I'm looking to buy a new laptop, and perhaps I'm old-fashioned, but I really hate these new button-less touchpads that seem to be on 90% of current machines. E.g. My biggest peeve with these things ...
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how to get USB HID ID of pressed keyboard keys

What I want to do: Get the USB HID IDs when I press the keys of my truly ergonomic keyboard to be able to reprogram the firmware of the keyboard. I know there is this list from microsoft with a lot ...
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Using my Touchpad and Keyboard at the Same Time on my Dell Inspirion 5520

I recently bought a Dell Inspirion 5520 laptop running Windows 8. Overall I like the device, but there's one thing that keeps bugging me; whenever I type something and then immediately try to use the ...
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Testing joystick on XP - Why is movement registered when centered?

I have a USB 2 Thrustmaster joystick connected to a PC running Windows XP SP 3. I have been testing the joystick using Control Panel->Game Controllers->Properties. However, I find that sometimes ...
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Scroll modifier for mouse/trackball in windows

I have a trackball (Logitech Trackman Marble in this case, though this could apply to any mouse or pointing device) where I would like to use one of the buttons as a middle-click when I click it, but ...
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No audio input deviced are installed

If I go to Sound > Recording Devices and it says "No audio devices are installed" If I click to set up a microphone I get an error "Wizard could not launch, No audio input device found, make sure ...
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Rename X11 input devices with hotplugging?

Is it possible to change the X11 input device identifiers, as they are for example listed by xinput? Preferably without switching to a static xorg.conf configuration, I'm using xorg-server 1.12.4 ...
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Dual Monitor on Windows causing calibration error on tablet (input device) when using Windows Journal

Recently, I got a dual monitor set up for my desktop running on Windows 7. However, this causes some problems with my tablet input-device in certain applications. I use Windows Journal very ...
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Android device as touch input for Windows 8

I am looking to do some Windows 8 development, as you may know they ethos is "touch first". There is a built-in simulator that I can use in Visual Studio but I would prefer to use some real hardware. ...
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Ubuntu Route Audio Through Ladspa Plugin Then Skype/Application

In ubuntu, how would I route my audio input through a ladspa plugin, then into an application? I guess this would be something like making a virtual audio input which was a ladspa host, then set that ...
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sound detection accessing device node directly

I am attempting to invoke a bash action triggered by audio input. A very simple sound detection sensor (no record) with adjustable threshold utilizing a pc's onboard audio chipset and audio microphone ...
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Press button device for PC keyboard space key simulation

I am looking for a commercial input device(Button ) , which can interface with PC,preferably via USB, and serve as a substitute for a standard PC keyboard space bar press.
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How do I completely remove all driver data from a bad driver in Windows 7?

I have a problem driver on my system. It is proprietary, so I can't give specifics. But I need to completely nuke any driver info and changes to the system so that it goes back to the point where ...
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Windows manager which allows multiple active windows/multiple input devices?

I have a huge desktop, with multiple monitors, and one pretty good computer. I also have multiple mice and keyboards laying around. Now I would really like to make use of all the hardware. Say a ...
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OSX Lion - Stuck in Drag mode and mouse click events are not going through. Can I manually generate a mouseup event?

My mouse is stuck in "drag" mode. This generally happens in Photoshop, but happens dragging files and such as well. Clicking rapidly here and there generally solves the problem. Sometimes though, it ...
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How to enable keyboard repeat on a Mac

On a Windows machine, pressing and holding a keyboard key results in the character being repeated. For example, if I press and hold q for a few seconds, I end up with the following: ...
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Can spilling a liquid on a keyboard or other input device connected to a desktop computer damage the computer itself?

I've heard that spilling liquid on the (wired) keyboard of a desktop computer can cause damage to the motherboard or other parts. Is this possible, or will only the keyboard be damaged? How does ...
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Skype audio device batch file

I need to create a .bat that will change my Skype mic input to a virtual audio cable and the speakers output to a different virtual audio cable, and it cannot affect the Windows default devices in any ...
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How can I replace some old serial numeric keypads?

My Problem: I have some older serial numeric keypads that are getting hard to replace. I tried a USB keypad but the distance of the cord wasn't long enough, so I tried using a USB to ethernet and ...
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How to stop headphone splitter causing “Plugged in” messages in Windows 7?

I have a single headset that I use constantly. My computer output jack is in an awkward location, so I've set up a simple audio splitter. One side is plugged in to my headset, the other side is ...
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Disabling an (/dev/inputX) input device on Ubuntu(/Linux)

My story: I have a laptop with a touchscreen, which is a bit faulty. It jumps the cursor occasionally to one point of the screen. It's annoying, but I managed to find the correct input. ...
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How to prevent finger friction when using touchscreen for a long time?

When I start dragging around touchscreen my finger moves smoothly and easily. However the more I use touchscreen the more resistive the screen/finger gets which makes moving around less pleasant. How ...
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Making Synaptics Palm Detection Work Under Ubuntu 11.04

I'm currently using a MacBook Pro (5,5) with Ubuntu 11.04. Everything works great except palm detection with the Synaptics driver. If I use the "multitouch" driver, palm detection works great. In the ...
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Right click activated by holding left mouse button?

This feature is implemented in the tablet edition of Windows and under certain editions of Windows CE, but I'm looking to enable this functionality under a normal install of Windows XP. How do I go ...
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Use cheap graphic tablet as a trackpad

since I have zero experience with tablets, I have a question to ask about this. Is it possible to use (cheap) graphic tablet as a trackpad device, with your finger, and how (if possible at all)? I ...
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Laser mouse moves cursor while in the air

If I lift my mouse a few cm from the desk and I move it the cursor still responds. Only when the mouse is lifted more than +- 5cm does the cursor stop to respond. This is not desired behavior I ...
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How well does the Apple Magic Trackpad perform as a mouse replacement?

I'm planning to replace my mouse entirely with the Apple Magic Trackpad on my desktop Mac. My work involves lots of typing (both code and prose). I also use Aperture quite a bit for processing photos. ...
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On-screen keyboard for touch display

I'm in hour 4 of searching for an on screen keyboard to use with an Asus eeetop all in one touch screen computer. One feature I'd like is the ability to hide and view the keyboard easily and ...