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Offline sixty

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Google Japan's Japanese IME team today announced the release of the perfect keyboard for Japanese text input. With this keyboard you will have no more trouble of the IME guessing the wrong kanji for you, since you can just enter every kanji yourself manually.

The keyboard contains all of the commonly used Japanese Kanjis as well as full sets of Hiragana and Katakana and a special section dedicated to Emoticons for easy bbs and chat use.

In the article they also mention that if you ever need to type another language than Japanese, it is recommended to just write it in Japanese and use Google translate.









At least Google Japan's Aprils Fools Joke was pretty funny. I laughed.

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« Reply #1 on: Wed, 31 March 2010, 12:32:20 »
Operated with drumsticks... should give users a good cardio workout too.
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« Reply #2 on: Wed, 31 March 2010, 12:37:19 »
Fail

Offline didjamatic

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« Reply #3 on: Wed, 31 March 2010, 12:40:42 »
I particularly like the massive enter key.

The concept drawings are nice as well.


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« Reply #4 on: Wed, 31 March 2010, 13:13:49 »
awesome :D :D

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« Reply #5 on: Wed, 31 March 2010, 13:45:25 »
hahahaha that's a good laugh, love the drum pedals they threw in

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« Reply #6 on: Wed, 31 March 2010, 16:16:59 »
Bet you don't have yourself one of those yet.
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« Reply #7 on: Wed, 31 March 2010, 18:11:47 »
Hey...April 1st is tomorrow! You've still got some time.
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« Reply #8 on: Thu, 01 April 2010, 04:41:05 »
I just noticed the one close up shot of the super emoticon keys. LOL!
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« Reply #9 on: Thu, 01 April 2010, 10:43:40 »
Quote from: sixty;168345
commonly used


That is only two or three thousand characters. What about the 100+ thousand other characters?

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« Reply #10 on: Thu, 01 April 2010, 11:11:48 »
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