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Re: Vortex Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #1 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:10:14 »
 ::) hmmmm
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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #2 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:12:59 »
Are you kidding me? Dude. this is awesome!


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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #3 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:13:26 »
Nipple.. and buttons!?!?! It also looks like they added an arrow cluster to the right. Ew.


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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #4 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:16:43 »
Nipple.. and buttons!?!?! It also looks like they added an arrow cluster to the right. Ew.

It's a concept, so let's give them some constructive feed back. I think it's just about perfect if they do a short right shift and Function key.

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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #5 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:19:31 »
I didn't like this layout on the Tex Beetle and I still don't like it here. There's just too many 1x caps.

I do like how they got rid of a large right shift though. I'm realizing more and more that I only really want one shift.
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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #6 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:20:45 »
I didn't like this layout on the Tex Beetle and I still don't like it here. There's just too many 1x caps.

I do like how they got rid of a large right shift though. I'm realizing more and more that I only really want one shift.

"correct" touch typing requires you to alternate hands when using shift. Binge and I were just talking about this on IRC.

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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #7 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:21:02 »
Hope it is wireless

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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #8 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:21:35 »
I'm ok with not having correct touch typing ^__^

Edit: Just realized there's a left and right click on the front face to go with the nipple. THAT'S interesting. I think I like it. And you're right, just because I only want one shift doesn't mean correct typists would want that.
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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #9 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:27:47 »
Now all we need is space for a RPi in there and we've really got something

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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:30:09 »
Hope it is wireless

Don't tease me bro.

I would sling some peanut butter for a wireless keyboard  :blank:
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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #11 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:31:53 »
Hope it is wireless

Don't tease me bro.

I would sling some peanut butter for a wireless keyboard  :blank:

You can get a wireless board right here - http://techkeys.us/collections/keyboards/products/kbtalking-pro-v1-1

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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #12 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:35:21 »
 :rolleyes:arr...it's look a little bit strange
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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #13 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:38:15 »
Hope it is wireless

Don't tease me bro.

I would sling some peanut butter for a wireless keyboard  :blank:

You can get a wireless board right here - http://techkeys.us/collections/keyboards/products/kbtalking-pro-v1-1

I'm talking wireless 60% would be so badass


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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #14 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:52:27 »
Damnnnn son it's the mini-guru reincarnated!

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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #15 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:54:01 »
man, that's seems pretty slick. I'll def get one.
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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #16 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 11:54:24 »
Why not just find a nice, small Tipro or Access or some other POS board?
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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #17 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 12:06:49 »
I'm sorry, but I think that concept is disgusting. I am glad I bought a Poker II. It is simple and minimalist.

This concept is saying, "Please kill me. It hurts to live." Maybe it would be fine if it was a Pure Pro II concept...but don't mess with what the Poker is.
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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #18 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 12:11:50 »
"Please kill me. It hurts to live." Maybe it would be fine if it was a Pure Pro II concept...but don't mess with what the Poker is.

^^ This would make an excellent sig quote.
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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #20 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 13:23:41 »
Via Vortex's FB Page:
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Like I said on FB: Please, please don't f**k up the top row like that.

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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #21 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 13:48:35 »
Via Vortex's FB Page:
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Like I said on FB: Please, please don't f**k up the top row like that.

the top row isn't an issue...its that mess on the bottom...
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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #22 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 13:53:24 »
the top row isn't an issue...its that mess on the bottom...

...and the extra bezel on top...and the nub mouse...and the short keys...
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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #23 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 14:28:24 »
Wow.
Just wow.

The balls on Vortex. Their latest 'designs' are literally rebranding off the shelf Ducky. We've already established this as fact. And they think somehow they're gonna get IBM or Lenovo to just license them the TrackPoint IV? (The other ones out there are pure junk. I have used them.) HA!
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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #24 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 15:05:48 »
Would never buy, looks like the same mess from the Pure Pro. To many 1x1 keys, what do you need 4 keys left of the spacebar for, and 6 keys to the right of it? Split backspace, tiny spacebar, just too many non-standard keys, you will never really find a complete kit for that, except if you make one. Why try so hard to get as many keys as possible on one board? Why do you need that on a 60%? Why not get a TKL instead?

The trackpoint could be nice but apart from that I don't like it at all.
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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #25 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 15:09:17 »
seems weird that have the Poker III and the KBT Race II both be 75% boards. I kind of thought the Poker II was going to be their 75% board and the KBT Race was their 60% board..

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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #26 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 15:09:34 »
This is still MILES and MILES behind the superior EDx

Idk what you guys are excited about.

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« Reply #27 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 15:12:52 »
The only way forward with keyboards, is placing a trackpoint on the ergodox..

Anyone who continue to default to staggered is wasting their time.

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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #28 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 15:29:04 »
seems weird that have the Poker III and the KBT Race II both be 75% boards. I kind of thought the Poker II was going to be their 75% board and the KBT Race was their 60% board..

Actually the Race is their 75% keyboard and the Poker their 60%. The size of the case of this will be about the size of a current 60% and they will probably classify it as a 60%, they call the Pure Pro which has the same layout but with ISO enter 60% too.
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Re: Vortex Concept Rendering of Poker III (aka Mini Guru x HHKB)
« Reply #29 on: Wed, 31 July 2013, 15:33:23 »
Someone actually find any use on trackpoints?
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