Questing for Comfort

Andrew Savikas has written an excellent article on RSI (A Quest for Comfort). In it he details his search for information on RSI, first on the Internet, then in a book (It’s not Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: RSI Theory and Therapy for Computer Professionals). I’ve seen that book mentioned on numerous …

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ViaVoice vs. Dragon Naturally-Speaking

Naomi Aoki, a writer for the Boston Globe, in search of relief for her carpal-tunnel syndrome, recently tested two voice-recognition programs and posted her results at boston.com. She reports numerous problems with IBM’s ViaVoice 9.1 Pro, but was pleasantly surprised with Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8 Preferred. “I picked up a Boston …

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Mouse Mounds?

A company called ChestRest has come up with an interesting twist on the standard mouse pad. Featuring anime-inspired artwork and two strategically-placed wrist-rests, this ergonomic mouse pad “supports the wrist by the valley between two gelatin mounds”. Until inventory runs out, 100% of the profit from these products will be …

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Rollermouse

In the 03/14/2005 issue of eWeek, Cameron Sturdevant reviews the “RollerMouse Pro”, a keyboard tray with an integrated mouse replacement mechanism that uses a roller bar, along with several buttons that take the place of normal mouse buttons. As Cameron writes, “imagine a miniature rolling pin that easily slides back …

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