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1. Where does the name ‘QWERTY’ Keyboard come from? QWERTY (pronounced /ˈkwÉœrti/) is the most used modern-day keyboard layout on English-language computer and typewriter keyboards

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1 Input Devices ANSWERS 1INPUT DEVICES1. Where does the name QWERTY Keyboard come from? QWERTY (pronounced /kwrti/) is the most used modern-day keyboard layout on English-language computer and typewriter keyboards. It takes its name from the first six characters seen in the far left of the keyboard's top row of letters. The QWERTY design was patented[1] by Christopher Sholes in 1874 and sold to Remington in the same year, when it first appeared in typewriters.2. Why do you think the QWERTY keyboard is the most popular method of data entry?Because it is very organised with: 1. alphabet keys 2. Function or F keys (F1, F2, F3) 3. Numeric keys (one set above the alphabet keys and a numeric keypad on the right) 4. Arrow keys 5. Command keys (insert, delete, home, end, page up/down)3. Who might make use of a concept keyboard?The majority of hardware shops usu

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