43 Results for

keystroke

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Hacker-foiling keyboard generates power, recognizes your keystrokes

This keyboard converts energy, protects your computer from hackers, and -- oh, yah -- cleans itself too.

By January 22, 2015

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Four free utilities that will save you time right now

From the Cheapskate: Well, after you install them, that is. Plus: one of the best Xbox One deals ever!

By February 8, 2016

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How keystroke authentication could replace passwords

The rate at which you type and the length and pattern of your pauses may be the latest in biometric identification. Sumi Das talks to researchers at Iowa State University about how their research could render passwords obsolete.

By August 13, 2012

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How to quickly force-quit the current application in OS X

Force-quitting an application can be done directly with one keystroke, if needed.

By July 24, 2013

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Quickly navigate OS X menu extras with arrow keys

In addition to system menus, menu extras in OS X can be quickly accessed with a keystroke.

By July 10, 2013

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'Chromatic Typewriter' turns keystrokes to brushstrokes

Creating art with that splendidly elaborate gadget known as the typewriter is nothing new. Just ask Hemingway or Orwell. But this beautifully hacked 1937 Underwood Standard takes things to an entirely different realm.

By December 7, 2011

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How to create a VPN shortcut in OS X

With the aid of a short Automator workflow, AppleScript can have you connected to your VPN with a single keystroke.

By May 1, 2013

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Android handsets secretly logging keystrokes, SMS messages?

That's the claim made by Trevor Eckhart, a man who posted a video showing Carrier IQ's software being used to document just about everything users do on their devices.

By November 30, 2011

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Q&A: MacFixIt Answers

Readers ask questions about how to automate keystroke sequences in OS X, and other topics.

By February 22, 2013

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How to use the Microsoft Surface touch screen and keyboard

Swipe your way to apps and settings on Microsoft's Windows RT tablet, or use Windows key shortcuts and other keystroke combinations to zip to nearly any program or setting.

By November 6, 2012