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I really love  Microsoft’s Sculpt Ergonomic Keyboard. It  keeps your hands comfortable and ache-free when you’re typing . A few days ago , Microsoft introduced its successor: the Surface Ergonomic Keyboard . It’s available to pre-order now for $129. That’s just for the keyboard this time; they’re not forcing a mouse on you. It’s quite expensive , but should easily be worth the cost if typing at a desk is something you spend doing for multiple hours every day.

There are a few differences between the Surface and Sculpt versions. The most important change is in the way they connect. Using the Sculpt required wasting a USB port and plugging in a dongle, but the Surface Ergonomic Keyboard uses Bluetooth.

A number pad is now included in the main layout, making the keyboard’s footprint larger than before. With the Sculpt, Microsoft included a separate, also-wireless number pad that you could either position next to the keyboard and use — or toss in a drawer somewhere. Since the Ergonomic Keyboard isn’t really something you’ll be traveling with, it’s probably the right choice to just add it permanently. Plus, that added space allows for a proper Fn button instead of the toggle on the Sculpt. The Surface Ergonomic is still powered by 2 AAA batteries, but don’t worry about having to replace them often.

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The look has also changed some; it’s now gray, the most obvious distinction, and Microsoft says the palm rest is covered with mélange Alcantara fabric, the same soft material that’s used in the Surface Pro 4 type cover. The Sculpt Keyboard uses a cushioned, soft-touch palm rest, so I’m rather curious about how different this keyboard will feel because of the switch. One other downside: the Sculpt keyboard came with a piece of plastic that magnetically latched onto the bottom to raise the palm rest a little higher on your desk, but Microsoft seems to have ditched that option this time.

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Source –  The Verge

Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 With 12GB RAM – Full Price And Specifications

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Xiaomi has launched a device targeted at gamers  – Xiaomi Black Shark 2. And this time around, it’s using a pressure-sensitive display to cram in even more controls.

The pressure-sensitive display lets you map left and right controls to the screen. So you’ll be able to control your games through the screen, rather than by pressing physical buttons.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 features a 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with HDR support, 240Hz touch response rate with touch algorithm optimization especially for gaming, powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC with liquid cooling 3.0

 

 Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Specifications

 

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  • Display: 6.39-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 display
  • Chipset: Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 7nm Mobile Platform (1 x 2.84GHz Kryo 485 + 3 x 2.42GHz Kryo 485 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 485) with Adreno 640 GPU
  • RAM + ROM: 6GB / 8GB RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, 8GB / 12GB RAM with 256GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Camera: 48MP + 12MP rear camera with 1/2.0″ Samsung GM1 sensor, LED flash; 20MP front-facing camera
  • Sensor: In display fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 163.61×75.01x 8.77mm; Weight: 205g
  • Network: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4000mAh battery with 27W fast charging

Pricing

6GB + 128GB storage goes for $510

8GB + 128GB storage goes for $565

8GB/12GB + 256GB storage goes for $625

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Nokia 9 Pureview Pre Order Now Available In Nigeria -See Pre-order Price

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HMD Global just announced a few days ago that the new Nokia 9 PureView pre order is now available for fans in Nigeria from March 19th, 2019 to April 9th, 2019 from Konga, Jumia & Slot for just N225,000.

The Nokia 9 PureView is the world’s first Penta-lens android cameraphone with five 12Mp cameras at the rear. It looks pretty odd looking at it but it’s definitely worth it if you are a huge fan of photography. This could actually turn into your daily driver. The display is a 5.99 inch OLED display with a 79.7% screen-to-body ratio. You also get a 1440 x 2880 display resolution with an 18:9 aspect ratio. It also supports HDR 10.

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The General Manager, West, East, and Central Africa, HMD Global, Joseph Umunakwe said

“At HMD Global, we have taken a significant step in introducing an advanced computational imaging system on a smartphone – the Nokia 9 PureView. Not only are we happy to share this amazing experience with our fans in Nigeria, but we are also giving them an opportunity to pre-order the device before it arrives in the country in the coming weeks at an average retail price of N225,000.”

 

Nokia 9 Pureview Pre Order

Fans are required to indicate interest by visiting https://www.nokia.com/phones/en_ng/nokia-9-pureview and follow the instructions to order from our accredited Nigerian partners listed on the website. On the benefits of pre-ordering, Umunakwe said

“For every pre-order, fans will get for free a set of Nokia True Wireless Earbuds, a wireless charger and a premium clear case, all valued at N45, 000. These items will only be included in the package for fans who pre-order the Nokia 9 PureView device.”

The Nokia 9 PureView is packed with advanced technologies, featuring a bright 5.99” 2K pOLED screen with PureDisplay technology and integrated Qi Wireless charging. It also launches with Android 9 Pie out of the box, which means it delivers the latest Android innovations and software experiences.

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