chiclet keyboard


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chiclet keyboard

(hardware, abuse)
A keyboard with a small, flat rectangular or lozenge-shaped rubber or plastic keys that look like pieces of Chiclets chewing gum. Used especially to describe the original IBM PCjr keyboard. Vendors unanimously liked these because they were cheap, and a lot of early portable and laptop computers were launched with them. Customers rejected the idea with almost equal unanimity, and chiclets are not often seen on anything larger than a digital watch any more.

chiclet keyboard

A keyboard with flat, squared-off keys that resemble chiclets (gum). Used on low-cost devices, it is unsuitable for continuous typing.
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