No One Needs a Dedicated Hashtag Keyboard But That's Why I Want It

By Alissa Walker on at

Are you sick and tired of hitting two keys before each and every hashtag? Have you lost hours at work hunting down the # on your keyboard? Has your pinky been injured from awkward shifting positions? No? Me neither. But isn't this little hashtag keyboard cuuuuuuuute?

HashKey is an idea for a tiny one-key keyboard that only does one thing: Slaps that #hashtag onto your #Twitter #mentions instantly. And it does it without the pain or turmoil of endless shift-holding while you hunt through your keyboard for the hidden hashtagging key. Think how much time we can save as a society if we don't have to press two keys to make a proper hashtag! Think how many MORE tweets we can post!!!

There are some additional details over at the campaign page, but really, what else do you need to know? It would be designed in brushed aluminium, to match your Mac and would plug into an existing USB port. It's £17 plus free shipping if you pledge to the Kickstarter. The only problem is that these won't be available in time for me to give as Christmas presents to all my social media #friends. [HashKey]