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# Keyboard

All time
# dustland fairytale
The Killers brought an Irish fan up on stage to play the keyboard after he held up this sign
“Can I play Dustland Fairytale with you? (Please)”
# Under Threat
Using a wireless keyboard? It could allow hackers to see what you're typing
A newly-discovered flaw would allow hackers to track any passwords or sensitive info that is typed out.
# End of an era
Blackberry is killing off its last traditional keyboard phone
The company said the Classic had “long surpassed the average lifespan for a smartphone in today’s market”.
# shortcuts
This keyboard's keys will respond differently to whatever finger you use
Pressing the same key with your index finger or middle finger will yield different results.
# TechGuide
Miss texting with one hand? There are ways to go back to it
There are a few third-party keyboards which allow you to keep one hand free.
# TechGuide
This is how to keep your phone's keyboard silent when you're typing
That click noise every time you hit a key can get on your nerves.
# TechGuide
Find keyboard shortcuts a little difficult to do? Turn on Stickykeys
It’s handy if you find or someone else finds it difficult to hit combination keys like Ctrl + Shift + Esc.
# TechGuide
Here's how you can create your own custom keyboard shortcuts
It’s always handy to have more than just Ctrl + Alt + Delete at your disposal.
# Q-tip
Here's a way to use autocorrect that you might not have considered before
Cause it’s a pain to type out long terms like your email repeatedly.
# Q-tip
Why tab is probably the most underrated key on your keyboard
It just a matter of knowing when to use it.
# Risk
Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw
More than 600 million Samsung devices could be affected by this flaw.
# TechGuide
Ever wonder why your keyboard is typing the wrong symbols? This is why
Give me a @… no, no, that’s a #.
# TechKnowHow
Want to speed up your typing on your smartphone? Here's how
We use it all the time, but there are ways of speeding up the process.
# TechGuide
These are the keyboard shortcuts that you will find useful
Because there are more useful ones than Ctrl + C and Ctrl + V.
# Artificial Intelligence
A computer programme passed the Turing Test for the first time in history
For a computer program to be successful, it must be mistaken for a human more than 30 per cent of the time during a series of five minute keyboard conversations.
# otterly good
Turns out even otters can't resist pushing piano keys
# he's the piano man
Kid blows shoppers away with impromptu piano performance
See piano, play piano, wow.
# Flashback
WATCH: Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock play Chopsticks on a giant keyboard
It was Big all over again!
# catacular
VIDEO: Soap opera soundtrack...
…as played by a cat.