The QWER row has been pushed slightly to the right to achieve a more symmetrical reach, but the bottom two rows retain their usual positions. However, the shift to the right of the QWERTY row was one of the things I found the hardest to get used to, and I found that I would keep hitting, say “I”, when I really meant to hit “O” because I was accustomed to a more leftward position of the QWER row.
The other big change is the remapping of the Enter, Delete, and Backspace keys to the left half of the keyboard. Backspace now sits where you’d expect the Caps Lock key to be, and that has in turn been relegated to the right half. This new layout reduces the amount of distance your fingers have to travel to hit these commonly used keys – it’s now entirely possible to access the aforementioned three keys without taking your hand off their default positions. For instance, Backspace can be quickly pressed with your left pinky, while your thumb rests on Enter. Similarly, the Spacebar now sits under your right thumb.
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THINKING OF JOINING CLUBHOUSE? THE MEMBERSHIP FEE COULD BE YOUR PRIVACY
With leading media and business influencers such as Oprah Winfrey, Kanye West, Drake and Elon Musk enthusing about Clubhouse, the invitation-only ‘drop-in audio’ app has created massive awareness and interest globally, even though it’s still in beta mode. It claims to have 10 million users, up from 2 million in January 2021, and its US$1 billion valuation makes it a tech unicorn ranking alongside the likes of Uber and AirBnb.
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First, let’s explain exactly what the cloud is, and how it relates to digital security. Intuitively, some people believe that “cloud” storage means your data is being held in the air somehow, but this isn’t really the case. Instead, most cloud applications store data on physical servers, in datacentres around the globe. Your data is stored remotely, and provided to you upon request.
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