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From my experience, e-ink devices e.g. Kindle and PocketBook BOOX (9 in screen) are (much) more comfortable to the eyes than LCD or tablet screen, possibly because it does not produce light. However the software running the e-ink devices (so far) have much less functionality and speed than the software running the tablet and computer devices. This is great ...


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Swype or similar (such as TouchKey, which I prefer over Swype) can improve your speed by 300-400% but you will have to go through the learning phase where you will be slower at first. I didn't think it would help me but I stuck with it as a friend said it would help, and I am now so much faster. I can move my thumb or finger almost as fast as I can think ...


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Well, this is a really subjective question, because different people use stuff in different way. So, this is only my take, other people may use these devices in another way. Let's talk about a regular laptop: It comes in different sizes and shapes and are generally bigger than netbooks and/or tablets. Laptops have generally more CPU/VGA power and a bigger ...


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More anecdotal evidence pro Dvorak: I have a programmer friend who switched to Dvorak from Qwerty a summer ago when he started having shooting pains in his wrists. Now his speed is about 20 wpm slower (85+ instead of 115) but is he going to go back? (Ans: Dvorak has completely eliminated his wrist pains.) I was also at the same point: completely ...


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focus@will streams music selected such that it enhances concentration/ productivity. They back this claim with thorough research: https://www.focusatwill.com/science/science-primer/ This primer also references 38 scientific works which may be relevant to the question. (The service can be used for free with restricted features. Personally I am highly fond ...


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I recently started using the Evernote Clearly Google Chrome Extension. It is a reader that takes away the distractions (like ads, navigation and side bar, etc) and gives you just the text in a nicely formatted way. You also get to pick a theme that keeps a consistent background and font. Once its installed I just use CTL + ALT + Right Arrow to toggle ...



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