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Gmail Tap - Morse Code keypad

Discussion in 'Tech Talk - Gadgets, Gizmos and Technology' started by bobnielsen, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. bobnielsen

    bobnielsen Éminence grise

    Jun 29, 2006
  2. trh

    trh This Space for Sale

    Nov 2, 2007
    NE FL
    Nice. I know some Hams that would actually use this.
  3. kfcrosby

    kfcrosby Godfather

    Dec 17, 2006
    Memphis, TN
    I wonder if it would be a violation of IP to actually produce an app for this. I know lots of folks that could use it....

    Too much of a Great Idea to be wasted on an April Fools joke....

  4. dpeters11

    dpeters11 Hall Of Fame

    May 30, 2007
    I'd think it couldn't be patentable or copywrightable.

    I'm convinced some of Google's April Fools jokes have come true, in a way at least. In 2007 one joke was their Toilet Internet Service. Sure, it was a joke, but I don't think anyone would have believed them having service at all. And now they're building fiber in Kansas City. Their NASCAR joke was only about the racing bit. Their self driving cars are real. Who would have thought Google would do even that?

    This would be interesting, though I think even some of the new HAM certifications don't require Morse code.

    I'm also waiting for a few of ThinkGeeks's jokes to become real. Usually one or two do.
  5. billsharpe

    billsharpe Hall Of Fame

    Jan 25, 2007
    I sent this link on to all my Army radio operator cohorts from the 1950's when Morse Code was still actively used.

    Google put a lot of work into that video...

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