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Old 06-21-2021, 09:16 AM   #63
astrangerhere
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People seem to be esp. enamored with Freewrite keyboards. Wouldn't a more flexible solution be a laptop with mechanical switches runnung DarkRoom -- something like the Eluktronics Mech-15 line -- or simply a tablet with a bluetooth mech keyboard like the Keychron or Varmilo VB87?
Yeah, I suggested DarkRoom way back before the pandemic times in this thread. I can see the drawbacks, though. I bought my wife a writing laptop and she still gets, shall way say, distracted by the other things it can do other than serve as a writing machine.

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I guess it's about what you have and what you need. For example, I carry my old beat-up Chromebook everywhere. It has Evernote, DarkRoom, a Pomodoro timer app, and some ambient sound apps. But if you don't have an everyday carry machine, I can see the value of one of the others.
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