It figures: I just get done blogging about the history of electronic communications and Google takes the topic to the next level. Recognizing the inherent problem of cramming a QWERTY keyboard onto a Smart Phone, Google has gone back to the future by adopting a simple binary input device that uses DOTS and DASHES. That’s right, the new Gmail Tap uses Morse Code.
Google has apparently rediscovered what CW operators knew all along: Morse Code is extremely efficient for text communication.
Go to the Gmail Tap web page to get the full story.
73, Bob K0NR