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Re: Fingerworks Mini for sale on eBay

Yes, you might want to re-list every two months or so. Some people are not looking all the time. I'm subscribing to a search but I'm sure most people simply take an occasional look.
by TorbenGB
13 Jan 2014, 13:01
 
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: Fingerworks Mini for sale on eBay
Replies: 3
Views: 2115

Re: What is the typing surface made of?

I can confirm this; I also remember that it's lexan. It was mentioned on the original website which also stated that the lexan is clear and the layout is printed on the underside to make you you won't ever be able to rub it off during use. The sample Digitouch I received came disassembled and includ...
by TorbenGB
12 Jan 2014, 15:22
 
Forum: Keyboards: TouchStream, MacNTouch, Digitouch, Mini
Topic: What is the typing surface made of?
Replies: 4
Views: 2347

Re: Fingerworks Mini for sale on eBay

The first post of each user requires approval. Apologies for not approving sooner!
In fact, now that registration is done manually, this approval step is no longer needed. I will turn that off now.
by TorbenGB
12 Jan 2014, 15:15
 
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: Fingerworks Mini for sale on eBay
Replies: 3
Views: 2115

Re: Kyrstellaine

It's been a good run for the Touchstream keyboards. But at this point, they've been gone for longer than they've been around. Ouch. Seriously, I had not realized that. What a revelation! Thank you for opening my eyes. Frankly I don't think we'll see anything like the TouchStream ever again. Apple g...
by TorbenGB
16 Nov 2013, 20:14
 
Forum: Members' introductions
Topic: Kyrstellaine
Replies: 10
Views: 5631

Re: Buying remaining devices from University of Delaware?

Hello Minox, I'm just curious what the current situation is. Have you had a chance to evaluate the equipment?
by TorbenGB
15 Nov 2013, 15:12
 
Forum: News about FingerWorks
Topic: Buying remaining devices from University of Delaware?
Replies: 10
Views: 5710

Re: Kyrstellaine

Dammit Dustin, now you got me looking at TypeMatrix keyboards! If they made a wireless version I'd be all over it already. It's been a long time since I last looked at that. The prices seem to have gone down a fair bit; certainly they're more affordable than the FW devices (dammit again!). Don't you...
by TorbenGB
15 Nov 2013, 15:06
 
Forum: Members' introductions
Topic: Kyrstellaine
Replies: 10
Views: 5631

Re: Our forum is under spam attack again

With any luck, the "Bad Behavior" plugin that I know and love from WordPress would also be available for phpBB so that might be a solution:
http://webmasters.stackexchange.com/a/55121/3241
http://projects.phsoftware.de/projects/phbadbehave
by TorbenGB
13 Nov 2013, 16:20
 
Forum: About this forum
Topic: Our forum is under spam attack again
Replies: 6
Views: 3985

Re: Fully working FingerWorks software in a virtual machine

Yes you're right, it is "just" Java. But the problem is that the FingerWorks software was written to work on a (now) very old Java version, so the software won't run on modern Java's anymore. What's worse, the old (FW-compatible) Java won't run on newer OS versions like WinVista, Win7, and...
by TorbenGB
06 Nov 2013, 18:50
 
Forum: FingerWorks official software
Topic: Fully working FingerWorks software in a virtual machine
Replies: 56
Views: 36131

Re: Kyrstellaine

Welcome, Kyrstellaine! It's fun that your profile says you signed up in 2006 but you write your introduction in 2013, it's never too late to say hi! :-) I've been preparing a virtual machine and I'm looking into ways to share that, but licensing issues will prevent me from posting it officially. Giv...
by TorbenGB
06 Nov 2013, 09:33
 
Forum: Members' introductions
Topic: Kyrstellaine
Replies: 10
Views: 5631

Request a membership by sending me an email!

:idea: UPDATE 2015-11-04: New user registration is allowed again ( details here ). :D Please ignore the below. :idea: I'm just keeping it global for some time yet to make sure new users know where to ask for assistance. TL;DR: Request a membership by sending email to torben@g-b.dk . Explanation: Due...
by TorbenGB
06 Nov 2013, 09:26
 
Global announcement: Request a membership by sending me an email!
Replies: 0
Views: 14987

Re: Annoying automatic left/right hand recognition, iGesture

Anyway, thanks @all for commiserating. Hey that is the very least we can do, David... :( I'm wondering whether this can be a hardware malfunction, because if it were software (or firmware, same thing) then it would be a consistent behaviour. Do you have the FW software installed ? Is there any chan...
by TorbenGB
28 Oct 2013, 21:31
 
Forum: Mousing and Gesturing
Topic: Annoying automatic left/right hand recognition, iGesture Pad
Replies: 33
Views: 20963

Re: Fully working FingerWorks software in a virtual machine

Hey all,
I'm currently setting up a VirtualBox installation using Windows XP, with the explicit purpose of creating a FingerWorks maintenance image. Send me a PM if you're interested.

Regards,
Torben
by TorbenGB
28 Oct 2013, 21:25
 
Forum: FingerWorks official software
Topic: Fully working FingerWorks software in a virtual machine
Replies: 56
Views: 36131

Re: Annoying automatic left/right hand recognition, iGesture

If you suspect it's neither a configuration nor a hardware fault, then try to adjust the "hand size" setting. On my TSLP, I found that the medium hand size worked better for me even though I do have fairly large hands. Keep in mind that the hand size looks smaller of course when you bend y...
by TorbenGB
08 Jul 2013, 12:00
 
Forum: Mousing and Gesturing
Topic: Annoying automatic left/right hand recognition, iGesture Pad
Replies: 33
Views: 20963

Re: Annoying automatic left/right hand recognition, iGesture

I'm really sorry to hear that this problem hasn't been solved yet, David. It's good that you post again. - Have you run the device diagnostics, does the board pass with all green sensors? - Have you tried a complete software reset, i.e. load the default firmware onto the device again? This will wipe...
by TorbenGB
08 Jul 2013, 11:03
 
Forum: Mousing and Gesturing
Topic: Annoying automatic left/right hand recognition, iGesture Pad
Replies: 33
Views: 20963

TSLP US Qwerty for USD 600

No details given, just the item itself, "in good working condition."
Buy-it-now price is USD 600.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dl ... 1214372312
by TorbenGB
04 Jun 2013, 06:27
 
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: TSLP US Qwerty for USD 600
Replies: 0
Views: 1151

TSLP US Qwerty for USD 800

No details given, just the item itself.
Buy-it-now price is USD 800.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dl ... SS:AT:1123
by TorbenGB
31 May 2013, 08:23
 
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: TSLP US Qwerty for USD 800
Replies: 0
Views: 1092

Fingerworks iGesture Pad

http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dl ... SS:AT:1123

Currently at US $177,50
Ending 06. Jun. 2013
by TorbenGB
31 May 2013, 08:21
 
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: Fingerworks iGesture Pad
Replies: 0
Views: 1097

TouchStream LP Qwerty starting at USD 899

There's a new auction up:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 1131499712

Starts out at 899 USD, buy it now is 1200 USD.
by TorbenGB
26 May 2013, 08:05
 
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: TouchStream LP Qwerty starting at USD 899
Replies: 0
Views: 1184

Re: Buying remaining devices from University of Delaware?

Thank you Eben, but Minox beat you to it :-) I did not decide this; he was simply first. Like you, he offered to accept the lot and salvage as much as possible, as well as taking care of the remains for the future. He's also got the skills and equipment to do repairs, so I am sure that it will be go...
by TorbenGB
23 Feb 2013, 07:24
 
Forum: News about FingerWorks
Topic: Buying remaining devices from University of Delaware?
Replies: 10
Views: 5710

Re: Buying remaining devices from University of Delaware?

I've added an update to my initial post -- see above!
Full email and photos included.

I hope we can find a solution for the community to benefit from this offer, but I don't know how much time we still have.
by TorbenGB
19 Feb 2013, 12:55
 
Forum: News about FingerWorks
Topic: Buying remaining devices from University of Delaware?
Replies: 10
Views: 5710

Buying remaining devices from University of Delaware?

I've received a message from the University of Delaware with an offer to buy the FingerWorks devices that were left over in Elias' and Westerman's old lab spaces. It's a very interesting offer and I will post details later -- but I wanted to get the word out to get your attention. UPDATE: Here is th...
by TorbenGB
30 Jan 2013, 09:08
 
Forum: News about FingerWorks
Topic: Buying remaining devices from University of Delaware?
Replies: 10
Views: 5710

Re: What is the future of Fingerfans?

All right, to wrap up this thread let me officially state that I will not move this site, nor close it -- it will remain in this format that we know. Not changing anything is safe and comfortable for everybody; changing would mean lots of work for no great benefit (given the small number of users we...
by TorbenGB
07 Jan 2013, 08:38
 
Forum: About this forum
Topic: What is the future of Fingerfans?
Replies: 8
Views: 4956

Re: What is the future of Fingerfans?

Would any new user have access to ... The problem is that when we grant new (actual) users any means of communications, then spammy user registrations will have the same means. If new users can PM other users then they'll get barraged. Not good. Ultimately I would even prefer to have a global messa...
by TorbenGB
19 Dec 2012, 11:21
 
Forum: About this forum
Topic: What is the future of Fingerfans?
Replies: 8
Views: 4956

Re: What is the future of Fingerfans?

There's no need to archive this site -- it doesn't cost me anything to keep it online (and I'm not going to switch hosting provider anytime soon!) so I can just keep the site up indefinitely. Because of the spam it might be necessary to disable new registrations though. That wouldn't hurt the "...
by TorbenGB
11 Dec 2012, 09:24
 
Forum: About this forum
Topic: What is the future of Fingerfans?
Replies: 8
Views: 4956

What is the future of Fingerfans?

I've just read about how Google+ communities could become the new Yahoo Groups. Would that be an interesting platform for our community? I'm asking for two reasons: #1) First, it seems that the need for this site is disappearing. There are so few active users left, and the world has moved on. I'm no...
by TorbenGB
06 Dec 2012, 15:37
 
Forum: About this forum
Topic: What is the future of Fingerfans?
Replies: 8
Views: 4956
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