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Minuum keyboard coming to Moto 360


Minuum announced today that it’s retooling its smart predictive keyboard to fit the face of circular smartwatches, like the Moto 360. Positioned along the edge of a watch, the keyboard features three rows of letters that can be used for text input. Keying in words on a small watch face might not sound like the most practical idea, but Minuum contends that voice commands don’t always cut it.

The ability to enter text when replying to a message or entering a password definitely offer a sense of privacy, but we can’t help but wonder why someone would bypass the smartphone in their pocket to to type on such a small screen. Doubts aside, we’ll need to try Minuum’s mini keyboard before completely writing it off. In all fairness, the company did make typing on Glass look pretty darn cool.

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