Kids design laptop keyboards

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  1. Streck

    Streck <B><FONT COLOR="#FF0000">QED</B></FONT> Veteran

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    A bunch of kids designed their own laptop keyboards on paper, and added lots of buttons that weren't letters. Here's the gallery of their results:

    http://www.themorningnews.org/archives/galleries/the_laptop_club/01tlc.php

    Favorite quote (from a Q&A with the kids):

    "What will computers look like in the future?"

    "Well you see, if we had whole days to work on it, and bigger paper, I think we could make it way more detailed."
     
  2. Cheetatron

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    "Imediet buy", "Math Botton" lol real cute stuff
     
  3. Foster

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    Looks pretty good. I need a "food" key on my laptop.
     
  4. edicius

    edicius I need a drink.

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    Hmph. None of them had the "Oh crap, the wife is coming, hide the porn!" keys.

    That aside, pretty cute. :tongue: 
     
  5. FreshDebesh

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    I'd buy that keyboard.
     
  6. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    HP Trivia? Like that really needed a button :lol 
    Also, I like that Kitten and Cat have seperate buttons.

    Oh, and giant open and close buttons FTW.
     
  7. Omnius

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    It needs an Any key for those prompts:

    "I can see... Esc, Ctrl, PgUp... there doesn't seem to be any Any key!"
     
  8. Mike

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    lol @ the happy and sad buttons
     
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    You beat me to it. :lol 
     
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    ā€œIā€™m going to be popular! I should make a blog button, right now.ā€
     
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    These kids are horrible designers, they forgot the most important key of all:

    [​IMG]

    How else am I supposed to order my liquid refreshment while getting work done?
     
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    I love how the only new number is 10.

    And having Exit next to Enter was cute.
     
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    That's awesome, those kids should work for Microsoft. Would be like Bill Gates all over again
     
  14. Lance Halberd

    Lance Halberd oh hai

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    I'd love to know what that "Hamster" button does.
     
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    See this is what happens when girls make electronics..
     
  16. Streck

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    I love this one:

    "werd games"

    "rily werd games"
     
  17. EvaUnit13

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    No, no, no!!!!!

    The letter keys can't be in alphabetical order!!! They can't!!! It'll cause the Coriolis Effect!!! We must stop them!!!
     
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    I've got one but all it does is open the cup holder.
     
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    my keyboard has a "spell" button
     
  20. Belgrath

    Belgrath Boom! Nutshot!

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    I wonder what the "Mypets" and "Webkinz" buttons do...
     

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