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Laptop Mag

Laptop Mag
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 07:37:30 -0700

At first glance, the LaVie Z's island-style keyboard looks just like any other laptop keyboard. But upon closer examination, I was left befuddled by the utterly unique layout. The majority of the black 14-millimeter wide keys were only slightly bigger ...

Gizmodo Australia

Gizmodo Australia
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:27:43 -0700

A chiclet or island-style keyboard combines a flat keyboard surface with a set of barely-raised keys that are usually only very slightly concave. These keyboards don't have a great deal of travel on the keys, so you'll be able to type very quickly ...

Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows

Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows
Sun, 06 Oct 2013 09:47:45 -0700

Conventional wisdom has is that large, mechanical, spring-loaded PC keyboards are the way to go for those who truly care about the typing experience. But after 20 years of tapping away on far too many keyboard keys to count, I've come to a contrary ...
 
LAPTOP Magazine (blog)
Mon, 09 Apr 2012 14:28:32 -0700

In the past few years, we've seen a huge movement toward island-style (aka chiclet) keyboards on laptops. While most users seem to either like or at least tolerate keyboards with a larger gap between keys, reader Mary is not one of them. In a comment ...

PCWorld

PCWorld
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 03:00:15 -0700

The full-size, island-style keyboard is firm without being harsh (I've banged on a lot of crappy Chromebook keyboards, so believe me, I know). The trackpad on the Pixel is bigger, and it's also supposed to be more responsive than its predecessor. I ...

Notebook Review

Notebook Review
Fri, 29 May 2015 21:25:25 -0700

The matching deck is outfitted in a slick white plastic. The black island-style keyboard contrasts nicely against the white plastic tray. Two white speaker grills sit on either side of the keyboard and the laptop's power button is tucked neatly at the ...

Tech Times

Tech Times
Sat, 11 Apr 2015 05:33:32 -0700

It also has 8GB RAM, 128GB hard drive, 2MP front camera, 8MP rear camera, headphone jack, volume buttons, speaker, a number of ports and magnetic connectors, an accompanying matte-black island-style keyboard, which has its own battery, a 3.5 by ...

CNET UK

CNET UK
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:33:31 -0700

While the Lenovo LaVie Z is an impressive clamshell laptop with an Intel Core i7 processor that weighs under two pounds, you might be even more impressed with the LaVie Z 360, its touchscreen hybrid cousin. Made of the same magnesium/lithium alloy as ...
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